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IRONMAN Traffic Management Plan

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Ironman Parking and Shuttle Bus Services for Athletes and Visitors

Introduction There will be a shuttle bus service running on Saturday and Sunday at IRONMAN Ireland, Cork 2019. Below you will find a quick description of each service.  Saturday Service Parking: Youghal Rugby Club, Frogmore, Parkmountain, Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland Parking Cost: €5 per car. Spaces: There will be 1000 spaces Hours Of Operation: Car Park 8am – 7:30pm, […]

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TEMPORARY CLOSING OF PUBLIC ROADS

CORK COUNTY COUNCIL ROADS ACT, 1993 TEMPORARY CLOSING OF PUBLIC ROADS Pursuant to Section 75 of the Roads Act 1993, & Article 12 of the Roads Regulations 1994, notice is hereby given that Cork County Council proposes to temporarily close the following road for the period and reason specified below:-  (A) YOUGHAL TOWN AND ENVIRONS […]

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Ironman Road Closure Map

This leaflet that will be dropped in the coming 2 weeks to all homes and businesses on the route, outlining the traffic restrictions on Race Day.

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The IRONMAN Run

An IRONMAN Run is 42.2K long- a marathon distance for sure but where a marathoner would be starting their day with full energy stores and fresh legs these triathletes have been racing through cold seas and hilly bike routes all day and are probably already battling a niggle or an ache before they get going […]

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IRONMAN Traffic Information Bulletin 1

In the week leading up to race-day, there will be NO closures but some temporary STOP-GOs may be in place to facilitate trucks dropping materials and machinery at the key venues to facilitate build-in. Claycastle Car Park and Green Park will be closed to the public during these times as they are effectively building sites, […]

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Ironman Alan ready for Youghal

From EchoLive. Five-time Ironman Alan O’Connor loves a challenge and claiming a sixth Iron distance medal at Youghal in June is the current aim for the 47-year-old this summer. Alan, who works in management, has been a member of the Cork Triathlon Club (CTC) since 2014. When he first joined the club, Alan said he […]

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Ironman Cork will be broadcast on Facebook

IRONMAN is delighted to announce that IRONMAN Ireland, Cork will be streamed live on IRONMAN now this June 23rd! Make sure you tune in and watch the first ever IRONMAN in Ireland unfold.  

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Volunteer for Ironman Cork

Do you have time to volunteer for Ironman Cork from 18th to 24th June 2019? If you’re interested you can volunteer here https://vmodcui.active.com/responsive/eventGroups/1341604/jobs  

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Ironman Cork 2019

Community Radio Youghal is proud to be an Ironman Cork Supporter. We have now opened a special Ironman section on our website with news of the biggest upcoming event ever seen in East Cork. Ironman Homepage – https://www.cry104fm.com/ironman Ironman News – https://www.cry104fm.com/ironman/ironman-news Ironman Race Week Schedule – https://www.cry104fm.com/ironman/ironman-cork-race-week-schedule Ironman Courses – https://www.cry104fm.com/ironman/ironman-courses  

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2,650 Athletes Registered for Ironman Youghal

From The East Cork Journal. On Wednesday, 20 February, further details of Ironman Youghal were relayed to a packed Town Hall. It was standing room only as the information night commenced with an address from one of the main organisers, John Innes. One of the key points about Ironman Youghal is the high percentage of […]

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Plans Announced for St Patrick’s Day Parade 2019 in Youghal

From The East Cork Journal. Youghal4All, once again, are  organising the St Patrick’s Day Festivities and Secretary, Helen Heaphy Grainge, is calling on clubs, groups and organisations in Youghal and the surrounding areas to come out and support this year’s Parade, by entering a float prior to the closing date for entries, which is Sunday, 10 March. […]

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Youghal hotels need bike stands to cater to Ironman influx

From EchoLive. RESTAURANTS and hotels in Youghal are thinking about investing in bike stands because of the number of cyclists who are visiting there ahead of an international Ironman in the area this summer. Owner of The Old Imperial Hotel, Dan Leahy, said that 25% of his business is from Ironman athletes, who are spending […]

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€600k needed to repair roads for Ironman Youghal

From EchoLive. THE road repairs needed for Ironman Youghal are to set to cost more than €600,000. The globally-renowned endurance race is coming to the East Cork town this summer, but a major programme of works is required to ensure road surfaces are fit-for-purpose. The event involves a 180km bike ride, a 3.8k swim and […]

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Youghal shapes up for ironman event

From The Evening Echo. THE countdown is on to this summer’s ironman event in Youghal and the east Cork town is already seeing a lift in visitor numbers. The chairperson of the Youghal Business Alliance, Ger Flanagan, said east Cork is turning into a fitness destination, with people from all over the world coming to […]

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