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County Mayor Launches Pride in Our Community 2019

The Mayor of County Cork Councillor Patrick Gerard Murphy launched the 2019 Pride in our Community Competition at the County Hall in front of a large crowd which included many County Councillors and representatives of Community groups from all over county Cork. The Pride in Our Community Competition is now celebrating its 14th year and […]

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Homebirds Music Festival 2019

We are delighted to announce that our first concert of the festival will be a Showband Spectacular with Art Supple, Johnny Carroll and Crystal Swing – official on Saturday 18th May at the Walter Raleigh Hotel. A night of great music, entertainment and most importantly dancing is guaranteed. If you want to relive those Redbarn days than there’s no […]

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Pat Carey – Youghal Nominee for Mayor’s Award

From The East Cork Journal. 2019 is the 7th year of the Cork County Mayor’s Community Awards Scheme recognising, in a public domain, those amongst us that go above and beyond in their commitment to the betterment of their community through voluntary works. That Youghal man, Pat Carey is among those nominees is no surprise […]

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The Homebirds Music Festival, Youghal – 17th, 18th & 19th May!

St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal      Sunday 19th May 2019      Tickets €15.00 Community Radio Youghal are delighted to announce their second concert for The Homebirds Music Festival. The amazing Gina returns after her sell out concert last year with her stunning concert ‘The Arms of An Angel’ in St Mary’s Collegiate Church on […]

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Youghal ‘immensely proud’ of their Grand National hero Davy

From EchoLive. THE deputy mayor of Co Cork, Mary Linehan Foley, has said that the town of Youghal is immensely proud of Davy Russell for his back-to-back win on Tiger Roll in the Aintree Grand National . The Youghal native brought home the Gordon Elliott-trained champion in first place for the second year in-a-row — […]

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Killeagh Choir – ‘The Voices’ present ‘Summer Serenade’

St Mary’s Collegiate Church Saturday 18th May 2019 On Saturday, 18 May the award-winning choir, Killeagh based choir ’The Voices’ and their guests will be performing in the historic St Mary’s Collegiate Church in Youghal. The Voices have travelled extensively both at home and abroad, and have performed on RTE Television on two occasions. They […]

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Cork International Choral Festival – Choeur Azimuts [France]

St Mary’s Collegiate Church Youghal      Friday 3rd May at 6 pm      Admission is FREE Choeur Azimuts is a young adult choir based in Lille in the North of France. Created in 2013 by Madeleine Saur, its current director, the choir bring together about 30 choristers around a contemporary capella repertoire. Through […]

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Tell Government to Invest in Youghal Library because the Library Makes Youghal Stronger

From The East Cork Journal. Libraries empower people to find success in reading, in school, in the workplace and beyond. But this can only be possible if Libraries themselves are strong. This is why the County Library service is asking community groups, Heritage and Tourism organisations and the general public for a letter of support […]

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Ballycotton Harbour granted funding of almost €37,000 – Minister Stanton

From The East Cork Journal. Ballycotton Harbour is to benefit from Local Authority Harbour Programme funding of €36,844 for two separate projects, Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton, has confirmed. Funding is being made available under the Local Authority Harbour Programme whereby the Department of […]

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Mount Uniacke Vintage Club Keeps on Giving

From The East Cork Journal. Following tremendous success with the sale of their Tractor and Vintage Run Calendar, the Mount Uniacke Vintage Club were delighted to host an evening last Saturday, 30 March in Long’s Bar where they donated the proceeds from the sales to four very worthy causes. The chosen charities, each of  which […]

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Youghal RNLI Crew go to the aid of Two People on-board small Open Boat

From The East Cork Journal. Returning from a training exercise on Sunday last, 31 March the Inshore Lifeboat, Gordon and Phil at Youghal RNLI was requested at 3.26pm to go to the aid of a 10ft open boat experiencing engine trouble just off the old Youghal Bridge.              Launching within four minutes, […]

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Youghal GAA Coffee Morning Raises €1,800 in Aid of Friends of Kieran

From The East Cork Journal. On Saturday, 28 March a Coffee Morning was held in at Youghal’s GAA Clubhouse in aid of Kieran O’Connor – a fellow GAA member from Aghada. Kieran’s story of his continuing battle against cancer, and that of this family as they battle alongside him, has resonated deeply amongst not only […]

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Ardmore Christmas Day Swim Raises More Than €3,000 For Youghal Lifeboat

Youghal’s RNLI volunteers were presented last week with a cheque for €3,439.60 from the organisers of the Ardmore Christmas Day swim. The event was first organised in 1997 and has successfully run every Christmas Day since. The swim is always well supported by the local community and 2018’s was no exception. The swimmers met on the beach […]

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Youghal GAA First to Tackle Plastic Pollution

From The East Cork Journal. Youghal GAA is one of the first sports clubs to declare their commitment to tackle single-use plastic. The East Cork side has teamed up with the Cork Environmental Forum in an ambitious new partnership, aimed at encouraging club members and fans, to switch to reusable water bottles, as concerns on […]

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Cork Airport Launch Hidden Abilities Support Initiative

From The East Cork Journal. Ahead of World Autism day on 2 April OCS, in conjunction with Cork Airport, has announced the introduction of the Sunflower Lanyard initiative. It is the first Airport in Ireland to do so. This is a scheme which will benefit air passengers who have hidden disabilities such as Autism. The […]

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Youghal Choral Society presents ‘Music for a Summer’s Evening’

St Mary’s Collegiate Church Youghal      Sunday 28th April at 7.30 pm      Ticket price: TBC On Sunday 28th April, Youghal Choral Society will present and evening of music and song in the magnificent setting of St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Youghal. The Choir under director Patricia Whyte, are looking forward to presenting an […]