The Heritage Council has announced that Cork County Council has received €40,000 in funding for repairs to a section of Youghal’s medieval wall under the Irish Walled Towns Network. When speaking about it after the confirmation Cork East Fine Gael TD, David Stanton said: “I am delighted to learn that the Heritage Council has granted considerable funding […]
Among the many projects receiving funding as part of the East Cork Development, Youghal received €4m for the development of a new library on North Main Street. Local politicians James O’ Connor and Mary Linehan Foley both praised the decision. James O’ Connor welcomed it saying investment in this library will create a community hub […]
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 ‘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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
Funding of almost €103,000 has been allocated between six East Cork projects, with Myrtle Grove receiving €20,000 for electrical repairs. Any local will know the historical significance of Myrtle Grove within Youghal, most notably as being the home of Sir Walter Raleigh for a period of time as well as the 1st Earl of Cork. […]
Youghal Chamber is absolutely delighted to hear that Youghal is to receive €281,250 in funding for the regeneration of the town centre as well as development for the disused Youghal Courthouse. This funding comes from the Department of Rural and Community Development, under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund which provides funding for large-scale strategic […]