From The Corkman. Cork County Council “over achieved” its house building delivery target by 26 per cent last year. Its construction target was to provide 235 units but it actually delivered 295. The level of delivery was achieved by both construction of houses by the local authority on its own land, combined with the acquisition […]
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. […]
From The East Cork Journal. Dog owners are being encouraged to pick up after their pet, even though new data reveals that fines being issued by Wardens are far from adequate. Since 2017, less than 10 fines have been given out by Litter and Dog Wardens in East Cork for dog fouling offences, despite ongoing […]
From The East Cork Journal. Traffic calming measures have been called for to curb speeding motorists on a busy section of road that runs through Youghal. Cllr Mary Linehan Foley told the February sitting of the East Cork Municipal District that increased road safety measures are urgently needed on the Lighthouse Hill. She said cars […]
From The East Cork Journal. Next Wednesday, 27 February, Youghal’s Regal Cinema will be screening the finale of 2019 Operation Transformation. The finale will of course star the town’s own OT Leader, Pamela Swayne. Her acheivements over the past weeks will be the highlight for all her family and friends. She has proven to herself […]
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 […]
From The East Cork Journal. A total of €900,000 in funding has been allocated to Local Improvement Schemes (LIS) in Cork, according to Fine Gael TD for Cork East and Minister of State at the Department of Justice & Equality, David Stanton. The Local Improvement Scheme (LIS) monies are made available by the Department of Rural […]
From The East Cork Journal. Youghal Credit Union launched their new Switcher Loan on Friday, 8 February. Speaking with The East Cork Journal, Business Developer Officer Colm Geary said, “This new service is all about the customer. It basically is a debt consolidation loan account. By moving your debts to one Switcher loan account here, […]
From EchoLive. CRITICISM of the road repairs budget ahead of an international Ironman event in Youghal has been dismissed as “negative” and a “non-problem.” Deputy Mayor and Independent Councillor Mary Linehan Foley said that she was flabbergasted by “negative comments” about the roadworks needed ahead of Ironman Youghal. The event will attract 2,500 athletes this […]
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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 […]
From The East Cork Journal. Residents are angry that Recycling sites in Youghal and Midleton have been taken away and they want them back, the Cork County Council Executive heard at a recent meeting. Cllr Danielle Twomey, who represents the East Cork Municipal area, said Cllrs were not consulted before the recycling facilities were removed […]
The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal Sat 23rd to Thurs 28th March 2019 Tickets: TBC For updates please contact 087 9593276 Featured picture the late Ann Manahan. Presented by the multi talented Harmony, The Beauty Queen of Leenane is a 1996 comedy by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh which was premiered by the Druid […]
The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal Sunday 3rd March 2019 at 3 pm Tickets: €12/€10 concession. Tickets are available online at www.themallartscentre.com or telephone 087 9593276 or at the door on the day of the performance. Dónal Clancy is regarded as one of Ireland’s finest guitarists. He is the son […]
The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal Sunday 24th February at 3.00 pm. Youghal Musical Society proudly hosts ‘Its a Grand Night for Singing’ Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein Written and Directed by Cathal MacCabe. Featuring Sarah O’Mahony – Soprano, Frank Ryan – Tenor, Noel Somers – Tenor and Bethan Lee – Pianist. Rodgers […]
From The East Cork Journal. As she has just passed her midway point in RTE’s Operation Transformation, Pamela Swayne from Youghal continues to not only climb hills but mountains! Last week viewers saw her reach the summit of Sugar Loaf Mountain, cheered on from couches around not only East Cork but the whole of Ireland. […]
From The East Cork Journal. In a society where we have never been so connected on a superficial level through social media, loneliness is on the rise. In my view, there is something about how caught up we are in consumerism and in our mobile phones, that turns us away from each other. We are […]
From The East Cork Journal. Cork County Cllrs are urging the Government to commit to extending the Help to Buy Scheme despite the fact the scheme is helping but a few families. Introduced in 2016, the Help to Buy Scheme gives participants a €20,000 rebate on tax to use towards a mortgage. To qualify, the […]
From EchoLive. THE mum of an east Cork boy is among several parents across the country who are hoping the government will approve a drug to improve the lives of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) sufferers. Rebecca Bulman’s five-year-old son Harry, from Youghal, cannot walk and uses an electric wheelchair. She said he is now in […]
From EchoLive. Plans for an extension to the boardwalk in Youghal are moving ahead. Cork County Council has issued tender documents for Phase II of the project seeking contractors to build a 1.1 kilometre, two metre-wide wooden boardwalk between Claycastle car park to the Youghal Quality Hotel at Redbarn. Phase I of the project was […]
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From EchoLive. CORK County Council has begun recruiting beach lifeguards for the 2019 summer season. There are 13 lifeguard stations located on the Cork coast at; Front Strand, Youghal, Claycastle in Youghal, Redbarn Youghal, Garryvoe, Fountainstown, Inchydoney, Owenahincha, The Warren, Tragumna, Barleycove, Garrettstown and Garrylucas. Recruitment is now underway for the 2019 season. Lifeguards will […]
From The East Cork Journal. Sinn Féin Cllr Danielle Twomey will have a running mate in the Local Elections this May. The Party picked Shane Neville, Law Graduate and former Corporal in the US Marine Corp, as Cllr Twomey’s running mate to represent the East Cork Municipality on Cork County Council. Neville, a local activist […]