Festival Schedule

Jump in and experience the fun, colour and spectacle at this year’s Queen of the Sea Festival. Have the kids take part in the “Fancy Dress” contest on Nealons Quay, before an introduction to this year’s Queens on the GIG RIG.

Delight in the food festival and wander through the many food and craft stalls where you can treat yourself to a taste of the finest local produce to be found in the area.

Let the kids join in the fun and enter the crab catching or the sand castle building competition. Visit The Three Broomsticks Inn workshop.

Jump in and experience the fun, colour and spectacle at this year’s Queen of the Sea Festival. Have the kids take part in the “Fancy Dress” contest on Nealons Quay, before an introduction to this year’s Queens on the GIG RIG.

Delight in the food festival and wander through the many food and craft stalls where you can treat yourself to a taste of the finest local produce to be found in the area.

Let the kids join in the fun and enter the crab catching or the sand castle building competition. Visit The Three Broomsticks Inn workshop.

Thursday – July 12th 2018

8PM - Youghal Community Centre

Youghal Athletic Club 5KM Run

Youghal 5k 2018

Youghal

8pm Thursday 12th July 2018

 

This event is run under an Athletics Ireland permit/licence

Organised and hosted by Youghal AC

This course was measured by John Walshe, Athletics Ireland National Grade Measurer

Cork Athletics Homepage

Event Details

Youghal AC  website 
Youghal AC  Facebook page (Closed group –  join group to message & comment) 

 

youghal ac 5k flyer 2017

 

Race HQ

Youghal 5k - Race HQ - Youghal Community Centre - Location

Race HQ is Youghal Community Centre, on Main Street

Youghal Community Centre

Route

Route on MapMyRun

Youghal 5k - Course Route Map

Route Elevation Profile

DON’T be fooled by the ups & downs of the altitude profile – This course is flat as a pancake!

Youghal 5k - Course Elevation Profile

Start Line

The start line is on the Breton Road, close to the Greencloyne Roundabout – race direction is towards the camera.  The course is approx. 1.5 laps of the town.

Youghal 5k Start

Race Finish

The race finish is on Market Square, adjacent to the Famous Moby Dick pub.

Youghal 5k Race Finish

Friday – July 13th 2018

7:30 PM - Nealons Quay (Sponsored by Perks Family Entertainment)

Children’s Fancy Dress Competition

Free Entry Registration @6.30pm Disney Characters, Face

Painting. RED FM Street Fleet

Prizes for Most Original Costume, Best Group and Funniest Costume,

8PM - GIG RIG

Preview of this year’s Queens

Preview of this year’s Queens live on stage with RED FM’S Brenda Dennehy

8pm - Youghal Greyhound Track

Greyhound Racing Free Entry

Enjoy Free Entry Greyhound Racing at Youghal Greyhound Track

9pm - 11pm - GIG RIG

Live on the GIG RIG “NEW BEDFORD”

Trad, Modern and Blue Grass. Come & enjoy the Craic!!

Sponsored by Sheehan Heating & Plumbing

ALL WEEKEND LONG

Youghal Tourist Office

FESTIVAL OFFICE

For the latest information on all the weekend’s activities and our central meeting point

Youghal Tourist office

GUIDED WALKING TOURS of “Youghal”

Explore the history of Youghal town! 

Book Tickets

Youghal Clock Gate

YOUGHAL CLOCK GATE TOWER GUIDED TOURS

Kids go free!! (Two Children free with one paying adult) 024-20170 or 

Visit Youghal Clock Gate

Nealons Quay

BLACKWATER RIVER TRIPS

To book call 087-9889076

Saturday – July 14th 2018

10am - Nealons Quay

Crab Catching Competition

Sponsored by Cal Flavin Expert & Topline

Crab catching lines & gear available from Cal Flavin’s Hardware Shop

Queen of the Sea Youghal | www.qots.ie

10am – 4pm – Nealons Quay

Coast Guard Sea Safety Demonstrations

Coast Guard Sea Safety Demonstrations featuring Helicopter rescues, Public safety awareness displays and demonstrations. Not to be missed!

10am – 5pm - Nealons Quay

YOUGHAL FOOD FESTIVAL

Stroll around the food and craft market and discover an array of local & homemade produce. Treat yourself to a tasty selection of BBQ Burgers, Gourmet Sausages, Pizzas, Crepes, Cakes, Breads, Jams, Chutneys and Sweets to name but a few! When you’re full, there’s plenty to keep the whole family entertained with face painting, amusements, street music and much more.

11am - Mall Arts Centre

Ceol Rince

Come dance at 11am in the Mall Arts Centre

11am - 3pm - GIG RIG

RED FM Live Broadcast

Corks RED FM Broadcasting live from the Queen of the Sea festival playing all the latest hits

RED FM | www.qots.ie | Queen of the Sea

 

11am - 3pm - Nealons Quay

Fire Safety Demonstration

Fire Safety Demonstration by Youghal Fire Brigade

Fire Safety Demonstration | www.qots.ie | Queen of the Sea

12pm - 2pm

Family Fun Activities

Family Fun Activities on the Beach run by Youghal Soccer Club

4:30pm - GIG RIG

Claudia Rose Live

Claudia Rose from the Voice UK will be singing live on the GIG RIG from 4:30pm!

www.qots.ie | Queen of the Sea

 

5:30pm - GIG RIG

Live Music!

Irish Karaoke Champion Barry Darcy live on stage

Sponsored by Hennessy’s Bar

7pm – 8:30pm

Queen of the Sea Contest

Free open air event come and see the Crowning of this year’s Queen. Compare: TV3’s Brendan Hennessy

Sponsored by THE BROW BAR BOUTIQUE

Queen of the Sea Youghal | www.qots.ie

7pm – MALL ARTS CENTRE

"REEL NOTE" Ceili Band

Ceili Band – Reel Note will be playing live in the Mall Arts Centre

Tickets are available on the door!

9:30pm - The Quays Bar

The Quays VIP AREA (Ticketed Event)

“Queens VIP after party” (With Finger food) Sponsored by The Quays Bar

Queen of the Sea Youghal | www.qots.ie

Buy Tickets

9:30pm - GIG RIG

The Bee Gees Tribute Band

Open air concert “THE THE BEE GEES TRIBUTE” Band Sponsored by The Quays Bar Followed by spectacular FIREWORKS display

11:30pm – The Quays Night Club

Queen of the Sea Party

Party till late at the “Queen of the Sea Party”

Sunday – July 15th 2018

7:30am

Triathlon Ireland Aquavelo National Championships - Youghal

From beneath our iconic lighthouse swim a challenging 1500m before taking on a 26.6k cycle to the finish line at market Square. http://www.southcoast.club/Aquavelo.html

12pm - 6pm - Nealons Quay

YOUGHAL FOOD FESTIVAL

Stroll around the food and craft market and treat yourself to a taste of local & homemade produce. Amazing Choice of BBQ Burgers, Crepes, Gourmet Sausages, Pizzas, Cakes, Breads, Jams & Chutneys, Sweets & much more, Face painting, Amusements, Street Music Bucking Bronco, Bouncy Castles much more.

12pm – 4pm – Youghal Life Boat Station

R.N.L.I. Life Boat Open Day

Join the RNLI in a Life Boat Open Day

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12pm – 5pm - Location TBC

Family Fun Day

Fun Family Races on the beach, Amusements, Open Air Music, Face Painting

2:30pm – 5pm – Nealons Quay

Fun Dog Show

Pamper your dog and Come Show them off, great prizes Free Entry on the Day Sponsored by PawTrials

3pm - Mall Beach

Fitness Challenge on the Beach

Fitness Challenge on the Beach with Be-Active Gym

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3pm - GIG RIG

“Colin & Mark” on the GIG RIG

“Colin & Mark” on the GIG RIG

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4:30pm - GIG RIG

“Real Zesty Lemons” on the GIG RIG

“Real Zesty Lemons” ON THE GIG RIG

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6:30 – 8:30pm - GIG RIG

BAGATELLE “LIVE IN CONCERT

BAGATELLE “LIVE IN CONCERT” ON THE GIG RIG

VENUES will be as stated, weather permitting.

For any changes, check with the Festival Office at Youghal Tourist office or on our Social Media Facebook pages

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