Ironman Events

With Ironman approaching us at last, let’s remind ourselves what the different events for the weekend will be! We will have three different events over three days. IRONKIDS will take place on Friday evening from 5-7pm (12th Aug) – we are currently connecting with those registered and re-setting them in their correct age groups. IRONMAN […]

Ironman 2022

We were all disappointed to see Ironman get postponed last year I’m sure, but now we just need to enjoy this year all the more. August 13th 2022 the race comes back to Youghal again. We can only hope that it doesn’t rain as heavily as the last Ironman! I look forward to seeing the […]

Christmas Lights 2021

On Saturday November 20th Santa Claus arrived in style courtesy of Youghal Fire Brigade to the switching on of the Christmas Lights event. Santa and his friends Buddy the Elf and the Grinch were escorted to Market Square by Youghal Pipe Band where they were greeted and cheered by many excited boys and girls. Entertainment […]

Youghal Boardwalk Officially Opens!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]