From The East Cork Journal McCarthy’s Newsagents in Youghal will be represented for a remarkable seventh time in this weekend’s edition of Winning Streak on RTE. Seven people from the East Cork/West Waterford area have purchased lucky tickets at the shop on Tallow Street, which has resulted in them appearing on the famous TV game-show. This Saturday, East Cork will be represented once again, with Youghal’s David O'Brien Jnr one
From The East Cork Journal. Youghal Community First Responders have announced the arrival of a new defibrillator in the town. This now brings the public access defibrillators in Youghal to a total of 5. The latest addition of the life-saving device is located outside the Youghal Clinic at Millennium Court, Foxhole. The other four are located at the Post Office, Spar near the Strand, Farrell’s Bar Summerfield and the Quays
On Monday the 22 January the Cork Arc Cancer Support House gratefully accepted a cheque for €1,000 following the fundraiser recently held by The Nook Bar Youghal at their Annual Charity Gig. On New Year’s eve night the Community of Youghal came together for a Trad night at the Nook Bar for the 13th Year in a row, along with local musicians – Kieran Aherne and Mark Ansbro, who generously
From The East Cork Journal. Earlier this month, 15-year-old Simon Meehan from Coláiste Choilm in Ballincollig was named the overall winner at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition in Dublin. The transition year student, who lives in Ballinora, impressed the judges with his project, which came under the Biological and Ecological category. Simon’s project was an investigation of the antimicrobial effects of both aerial and root parts of selected
Major roadworks are in place on the N25 on the Eastern approach to Castlemartyr village to the end of July. Traffic restrictions will be in place with flagmen in operation during week days. Delays can be expected.
From The East Cork Journal Community Radio Youghal will extend its broadcasting hours later this month, with an exciting range of programmes set to compliment the move to 126 hours of radio per week. The community radio station updated its schedule two years ago, introducing early morning programming from 8 am, and broadcasting right up until midnight. Now, CRY is ready to go a step further. From January 22, CRY104fm
In Spring 2018 there will be a Community Development QQI Level 5 Course starting in Cumann na Daoine, Youghal. “Community Practice” is the 2nd module in the Community Development Course. Please note: Cumann na Daoine will be hosting an Open Information Evening in Mid January. Applicants would favourably have experience working or volunteering within the Community. If you would like to be more involved in decisions that affect you and
From The East Cork Journal Almost 6,000 people passed through the doors of Youghal Clock Gate over the last twelve months – during what has been described as a fantastic first year for the newly-renovated tourist attraction. The monument was re-opened to the public in November of 2016, emerging as a key area on Ireland’s Ancient East initiative. With the help of Youghal Socio Economic Development Group, Cork County Council
Fancy the idea of getting some fresh air once you have Christmas dinner out of the way?!! There will be a family fun-run / walk in Glenbower Woods on Wednesday 27th December at 12PM. This 5K run/walk is open to all ages and all abilities, and would be a great chance for families to get out and enjoy the beauty of Glenbower Wood while getting some fresh air. Following the
Youghal Parish Choir Carol Service will be held in St. Mary’s Parish Church on Sunday 17th December from 4 – 5 p.m. All welcome.
The organisation “Please Help Me in Helping Cork’s Homeless” is collecting items to fill Christmas bags for the Cork Homeless this year. Suggestions for the Christmas bags: A warm hat, a scarf, gloves, thermal socks, toothbrush/toothpaste, shower gel/ shampoo, roll-on deodorant, shaving foam etc. Chocolates/ sweets and a stamped blank Christmas card with a pen would also be greatly appreciated Donations will be gratefully accepted in: C.R.Y. /contact person Louise
Ceolta Sí presents a Christmas Show on Saturday 16th December at 8 p.m., in Brú na Sí Cultural Centre, Youghal Tickets are €10 and are available from Pat Carey on 087 9252130 or they can be bought on the night at the door During the break refreshments will be served and tickets for the Christmas Hamper will be on sale. All proceeds will go to the Mercy Hospital Foundation.
Open 12 – 1 p.m. Sun 17th Dec – Youghal Pharmacy Sun 24th Dec- Youghal Pharmacy (Christmas Eve) (10am -1pm) Tuesday 26th Dec- Clockgate Pharmacy (St.Stephens Day) Sun 31st Dec Youghal Pharmacy (New Years Eve) Mon. 1st Jan Youghal Pharmacy (New Year’s Day)
The Ballybridge Players are into the final few weeks rehearsals ahead of their Community Panto – “Babes In The Wood”. The show will run in Ladysbridge Hall on Thursday 28th, Friday 29th and Saturday 30th December at 8 p.m. Sharp. There will also be a matinee at 2p.m. on Saturday 30th December. All tickets cost €9 with under 2’s free on the knee. Tickets are on sale in Coleman’s Shop
Knockanore Melleray Fundraising Committee would like your help for Little Emily Byrne who was born in July 2017 and is in urgent need of a liver transplant. The Committee are organising two fundraising events: A tractor Run in Lismore on December 27th and a sponsored walk in Knockanore on January 6th. You can contribute online to the KGK Benevolent Fund- Bic-AIBKIE2D IBAN-IE51AIBK 93418623252006. Please quote C.U. a/c Ref no. 10547
Phil's Road Run will take place on Thursday 21st December in Youghal. This year all proceeds will be in aid of four local children, one who has lung problems and three who have been diagnosed with Autism. Participants can register at Club Áras from 6-7 pm. Registration is €5 per adult. Children under 16 are free, but must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration will be available at Youghal Credit
On Saturday 16th December, CRY 104fm staff and volunteers will spend the day helping out at Cork Penny Dinners. CRY is a collection point for Cork Penny Dinners Christmas Appeal and we are currently seeking donations of toys (must be new), food (non-perishable), toiletries and gifts etc. that can be handed out over the Christmas period. If you would like to make any donations please drop them into the Station
The Holy Family Church Choir will hold their, Christmas Carol Service, on Thursday 14th December at 7:30pm, in The Holy Family Church, Youghal. All are welcome to an evening of seasonal songs to celebrate Christmas.
“Chick Flicks Against Cancer” are holding a charity screening of the beloved Christmas Movie 'Love Actually' on Thursday 13th December in the Mall Arts Centre in Youghal. Tickets are €10 and are available from Cork ARC Cancer Support House, 29 Friar Street Youghal or at www.corkcancersupport.ie Festive nibbles, mulled wine and a raffle on the night. All proceeds from the event will go to Cork ARC Cancer Support House, 29
Youghal 4 All will have their “Reverse Santa” on Saturday 9th December from 2pm-5pm. This year the venue is Therese O Connell’s former premises, North Main Street, Youghal, (Next door to Aherne’s Seafood Restaurant). Donations of toys, new and those in good condition gratefully accepted. Please support this worthy cause
Come along on Saturday 9th December from 6pm to 9pm, to see the Christmas Lights been turned on, in Pat Carey’s House, 25 Blackwater Heights, Youghal. Members of Brú na Sí will be there to play a few tunes and get everyone in the Christmas Spirit. All funds raised will go to The Mercy Hospital, Cancer Unit. Donations will be gratefully accepted for this worthy cause.
You can now listen to our live programming on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/cry104fm. Just click the Listen Live link on the menu.
The CRY Person Of The Year Award The annual CRY104FM Person of the Year Award takes place at the Walter Raleigh Hotel, Youghal on Friday 3rd February 2017. The twelve winners of Person of the Month award (sponsored by the Walter Raleigh, Clancy’s, Youghal Chamber/Tourist Office, Absolute Flowers) for 2016 are in the reckoning to claim the title of Person of the Year -and the Judges need your help to
FoodCloud is a social enterprise that connects businesses with surplus food with local charities that need it. We work with a retailer in Youghal that has surplus food available for a local charity to collect from the store. The food type and volumes vary from day to day but typically includes a number of crates of bakery produce, fruit and veg and some chilled produce. We are looking for local