Celtic Interconnector reaches landfall in Youghal

Celtic Interconnector is a proposed submarine power cable between the southern coast of Ireland and the north-west coast of France. It will be the first interconnector between the two countries. The interconnector power cables will reach landfall in Ireland at Claycastle Beach. From there they will travel underground to the converter station at Ballyadam and then […]

Youghal Christmas Market

There will be a Youghal Christmas Market, at Barry’s Lane, tomorrow Saturday the 12th and 19th, from 11am to 4pm. Food lovers will be in their element with the array of pretzels, crepes, pastries etc to choose from & craft lovers will find a great selection of local craft as well as stalls from local businesses! […]

Ironman 70.3

The first ever, IRONMAN 70.3 Ireland, Cork is officially sold-out in one week! We would like to thank everyone who signed up and put Youghal even more on the map! Exciting to see how quickly the tickets flew out! We all look forward to seeing what Ironman 2021 has in store for us! Still spaces […]

St. Mary’s Update Tours

The ‘Voices of St Mary’s’ project being developed for St Mary’s Collegiate Church, led by Helen Mulcahy and Aileen Murray of Cork County Council has finished development work as of September 2nd 2020. €250,000 in funding was provided by Fáilte Ireland and was match funded by Cork County Council, who have been caretakers of this […]

Progress on Boardwalk continues at rapid rate

The construction of the Boardwalk on the strand beach is coming along very quickly. They have now sunk the first metal pylons into the sand at Redbarn beach. The extension will not connect directly to the Claycastle section, but will be split by the carpark. It is estimated to be done by December of 2020, and […]

Plaque to honour John ‘Jack’ Foley erected.

A plaque to honour John ‘Jack’ Foley was erected in Youghal this last week. Funded by a campaign organized by local maritime history enthusiasts Peter Landers and Kevin Melly. John ‘Jack’ Foley was a surviving crew member of the Titanic and manned lifeboat #4 and consequently saved over 50 lives. The plaque was unveiled by […]

More Progress on Eco-Boardwalk

The Youghal Boardwalk extension has had even more progress in recent weeks! A great boost for Youghal tourism as works get underway on the Youghal Eco-Boardwalk Extension. The extension will see the original 400 metre boardwalk at Claycastle Blue Flag Beach, which was completed in 2012 extended by 1.5km as far as Redbarn Blue Flag […]

New Statue of Captain Ahab Unveiled

Youghal received a new gem in it’s collective crown with the unveiling of the new statue of Moby Dick’s archenemy Captain Ahab, who was forever immortalized in three-dimensional form standing with steel harpoon in hand on the square plinth casting his long shadow along the new quayside walkway. It was a specially memorable day for […]

Progress on Youghal Greenway

Youghal Greenway is coming along nicely in the recent months. Glad to see some things progressing even with the current climate! Doesn’t seem to have slowed down too much in recent months which is great to see. Looking forward to seeing more progress in the coming weeks!