Stress Control Programme at the Mall Arts Centre, Youghal

Stress Control Programme at the Mall Arts Centre, Youghal


Face your fears, be more active, boost your well being ……

Presented by clinical psychologists and supported by Cork County Council, the  HSE Community Psychology will deliver a  “Stress Control” Programme on Thursday mornings  at The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal commencing on Thursday the 21st of September  through to  Thursday the 26th of October.

‘Stress Control’ is a FREE six session class  devised to help the large number of people who experience stress and who are keen to learn how to tackle the problem themselves.   As this is a class and not therapy no one will be asked to discuss their personal experience.

The program runs each morning from 10 am to 11:45 am with a break for tea/coffee.
Click here for some FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS in relation to this programme

To register for this very worthwhile course, simply e-mail or call 086-7871016 and leave your name, postal address and telephone number.



Culture night is an annual public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts.  This year, Culture Night will take place on Friday 22nd September between 5pm and 11pm.  On Culture Night, venues all around the island of Ireland open their doors for special and unique events and workshops, all free of charge.

Culture Night 2017, the seventh Culture Night in Youghal will, feature a vast array of free arts, culture events taking place in many venues throughout the town, with something for everyone to enjoy.

Culture Night by its very nature encourages the movement of people from one venue to another. Youghal Community Bus has offered their services for Culture Night acting as a shuttle bus and facilitating the movement of people thought out the town to all events. The buses will leave approximately every 20 minutes from the Culture stop at the Mall Arts Centre. Departure times to follow.

This event is supported by Cork County Council Arts Department and the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

ST MARY’S COLLEGIATE CHURCH,YOUGHAL - Celebrates Youghal’s Culture

Youghal Socio Economic Development, Yew Wood Venues presents a celebration of Youghal’s culture with opening proceedings by The Reverend Edwin Hunter; performance by Youghal Choral Society; history of St Mary’s Collegiate Church from Norman McDonald; and a talk on famous Youghal Artists by Mary Roach.  More details to follow. 

Time: 7.30 pm – 9 pm Address: St Mary’s Collegiate Church, Emmet Place, Youghal

TYNTE’S CASTLE - Give us a recitation!

Youghal Celebrates History, Youghal Little Heather an Youghal Men’s Shed present a night of old favourite recitations performed by people who have made them their own.

Many people had favourite recitations ( IF, the Four Farrellys), the Cremation of Sam Magee, Dangerous Dan McGrew, Micheál Mór, the Night before Christmas, the Harpy, and so on) – these will be performed on the night by people who have made them their own. All are welcome. We would appreciate it if those who had a suggestion or a recitation would contact us beforehand.

Time: 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm        Address: Tynte’s Castle, North Main Street, Youghal

THE COLLEGE GARDENS - Marquee in the Garden

Youghal Socio Economic Development Ltd, Yew Wood Venues present Lark in the Park.  A gathering of local musicians who will celebrate the contemporary musical culture of our town in the wonderful medieval garden surrounds.

The program will comprise of 4-5 acts that will each perform a set 20 minutes in duration. More details to follow.

Time: 8 pm – 10 pm         Address:     The College Gardens, Emmet Place, Youghal, Co Cork

YOUGHAL COMMUNITY CENTRE - Gaeilge, Ceol agus Rince

Cur i láthair faoi stair agus bunús damhsa Gaelach; filíocht agus ceol ó Chomhaltas Eochaille. Bí linn agus labhair Gaeilge linn! Faoí cúranh Conradh na Gaeilge agus an Naíonra.

A relaxed evening of Irish conversation, with a talk about the origins and history of Irish Dance, poetry readings in Irish and music from Comhaltas.

An Naíonra, Irish Medium playschool, is based in Youghal Community Centre and was established in 1980 by Conradh na Gaeilge.

Time: 7 pm – 9 pm        Address: An Naíonra, Halla an Chomhphobail, Sráid Mhór Thuaidh, Eochaill (lámh le Caisleáin Tynte) / Community Centre, North Main Street (next to Tynte’s Castle), Youghal

THE MALL ARTS CENTRE – Oíche Chultúir na hEochaille

Tráth na gCeist, seisiún ceoil agus dioscó céilí, dírithe ar dhéagóirí agus á chraoladh ar Raidió Pobail Eochaille! A quiz, music and a céilí disco, directed at teenagers and broadcast on Youghal Community radio!

This event is supported by Oireachtas na Gaeilge, Foras na Gaeilge and the Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

Time: 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm         Address: The Mall Arts Centre, The Mall, Youghal

Guillermo Torrens and Alexandra Wood in the Mall Arts Centre, Youghal

Guillermo Torrens and Alexandra Wood in the Mall Arts Centre, Youghal

                                   The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal       Saturday November 11th 2017       

Cork Tango is delighted to announce the first special event of the new tango season, with a day filled with learning under the tutelage of the fabulous Guillermo Torrens and Alexandra Wood, and a night of dancing, all taking place at the glorious Georgian period Mall Arts Centre in Youghal, Co. Cork, on Saturday 11th November 2017.

13.00-14.30 hrs – Workshop 1 – Intermediate level.
Vals (Waltz) with shared axis, incorporating turns, voleos and leg wraps. This workshop is designed for more established dancers who have moved beyond beginners and are looking to build on their repertoire of moves with technical precision in the context of the vals rhythm.

14.45-16.15 hrs - Workshop 2 – Advanced level.
Milonga Lisa and Traspie with single and double beat steps and giros. This workshop is designed for experienced dancers who love the challenge of milonga’s varying rhythms and are looking to hone their technical precision.

16.30-18.00 hrs – Workshop 3 – All levels (for leaders and followers).
Tango technique in couples, including posture, walking, embrace, and incorporating giros and planeos. This workshop is designed for beginner to advanced students who recognise the importance of technique in the support and on-going development of their dance. There will also be a strong emphasis on adornments for followers.

21.00- 1.00 hrs – Milonga Ball with performance by Guillermo Torrens and Alexandra Wood, in the fabulous Mall Arts Centre, Youghal, overlooking the sea.

Please contact the organiser, Mary Lavery with any enquiries at

Youghal Celebrates History Annual Conference 2017

Youghal Celebrates History Annual Conference 2017


The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal          September 29th to October 1st          2017 Conference Programme of Events

This is the 15th Annual  conference and this year Youghal Celebrates History will showcase Youghal in the 20th century – and what a fascinating place it was! The trains bringing loads of people to the beach, the show bands, Perks, the changing pace of the town, coping with the World Wars, the arrival of radio, television and electricity, the artists working in the town, the carpet industry, the claymen, net fishing on the river Blackwater and more …

An added bonus to the conference this year will be “A Night at the Flicks” with three photographic collections presented on the Friday night and a selection of old video footage of Youghal – Claud Cockburn, William Trevor etc. The three collections featured will be the Horgan Collection, the Roche Collection and the Kelly Collection. This will be a wonderful night of nostalgia, of memory sharing and enjoyment.

All contact details are available on the 2017 Conference Programme of Events


The Orpheus Choir and The Munster Youth Choir Concert

The Orpheus Choir and The Munster Youth Choir Concert

 Fund – raising Concert to support the Youghal RNLI and Youghal Community Bus      

The Mall Arts Centre       Saturday 18th November at 8 pm

The Orpheus Choir, Co. Cork with its Musical Director Hilary Reynolds, are delighted to be returning to Youghal to perform in a fund-raising concert to support the RNLI Youghal Lifeboat Station and Youghal Community Bus. The choir’s first visit in 2011 was to the Mary Collegiate Church, but this time the concert will be held next door to the Lifeboat Station in The Mall Arts Centre.

The Orpheus Choir is an adult, mixed-voiced, regional, community choir based in Fermoy, that sing a highly varied programme of  folk, classical and contemporary choral music. It was formed in 2005 and has members hailing from North and East Cork to West Waterford. Since its inaugural concert at the opening of the 2007 North Cork Classical Music Festival, it has given many very successful concerts in and around Fermoy, amongst others, Cappoquin, Castlelyons, Castletownroche, Conna, Kildorrery, Kilworth, Knockanore and Mitchelstown and in 2015 celebrated its 10th. Anniversary with an Opera Gala Concert in St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral in Cork City.

Mixed with iconic and much-loved Irish folk melodies in scintillating fresh choral arrangements, The Orpheus Choir under the direction of Hilary Reynolds, will also be bringing contemporary music from American composers together with Hilary’s newly-formed Munster Youth Choir. As special guest, an instrumental soloist of high calibre will join them, providing a highly varied and entertaining evening of music.

Tickets €12.50 concessions €10.00.  Tickets are available online at

Telephone 087 9593276 or at the door on the night of the performance.


CADA returns to the The Mall Arts Centre

CADA returns to the The Mall Arts Centre

CADA performing Arts Academy Courses – Returns to The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal.
Classes start September 18th 2017  

Cork’s Premier Stage School for all your Drama, Dance and Musical Theater Classes

Founded by Catherine Mahon-Buckley twenty years ago, CADA Performing Arts is an acknowledged centre of excellence for Drama, Dance and Musical Theater Studies.

Cada continues to provide classess for 2017 after a successful 2016 ! They offer a chance to discover your own strengths and weaknesess. We all have particular abilities in certain areas and success can only be achieved through self-awareness and by developing an individual artistry that is uniquely your own.

The Academy programmes are committed to your needs, an approach which is reflected in the dedication and expertise of our staff, a stimulating, creative ethos and the provision of a quality studio environment. Our aim is to enable our students to identify, develop and nurture their own skills, perfecting a professional attitude, an inner confidence, self-esteem and team skills with which our students can flourish.

The Academy aims to provide the broadest possible training, giving each student individual attention to enable them to graduate with professional confidence and most important to have fun while achieving their full potential.

The main emphasis of the course concentrates on practical training in a range of drama, dance, singing and music and theater studies subjects and takes place in a specially designed and built spacious studio complex which opened in 2004.

‘CADA Performing Arts has total professionalism and guaranteed results’.  Peadar Cox (TV Actor)

For information  or phone 021 4866389




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