Last Wednesday we saw the official opening of Youghal Boardwalk, making it Ireland’s longest coastal boardwalk at 7km. The boardwalk marks completion of Phase 2 of the Department of Rural and Community Development’s Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme which has seen improvements throughout Youghal already. Speaking at the opening, Minister Humphreys said: “It is great to […]
Cork has been awarded 12 Blue Flag Beaches this year, which is a record annual number for the county. We also got 13 Green Coast Beaches bringing Cork to the #1 spot for awards this year. Among the beaches that received Blue Flag status are Claycastle Youghal, Redbarn Youghal and Ardmore. Which means a lot […]
Very glad to see The Front Strand got some new wheelchair accessible picnic benches! Fantastic to have somewhere to rest on your way to or from the beach!
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 […]
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 […]
Youghal tourism is set to get another bonus as work on the current boardwalk gets underway. The extension will see the original 400 metre boardwalk at Claycastle beach, which was completed in 2012 extended by 1.5km as far as Redbarn beach. The contract, with a total value of €1.7M was the first undertaking of new Cork […]