May '23 Round Up

We at Youghal AC would like to wish Christy and David the very best of luck as they begin their 500km in May in aid of Pieta House. If you’d like to support the lads pop over to their page @500kinmay where there is a link to donate. They will also share information on their runs if anyone would like to join them. 

April 28, 2023

Thanks to all athletes who travelled to Youghal and competed at yesterday’s East Cork T&F Day 2. A special thanks to anyone who helped out and contributed to the success of the day..

Well done to all Youghal AC athletes who took part and especially the medal winners as follows:


Alex Cashman, Gold U17/19 1500m

Aine Collins, Silver U15 1500m

Ciara O’ Brien, Gold U12 Turbo Javelin

Naoise Ní Laoire, Bronze U12 Turbo Javelin

Emma O’ Connell, Silver U11 Turbo Javelin

Clara Dineen, Gold U10 200m & Gold Long Jump

Gabrielle Flavin, Silver U10 Turbo Javelin

Sadie Kelly, Bronze U9 200m

Lily O’ Sullivan, Gold U9 Long Jump


Jude Buckley, Silver U17/19 1500m

Dylan Cairns, Gold U17/19 200m

David Shah, Silver U12 Turbo Javelin

Ben Delaney Healy, Gold U11 Turbo Javelin

Ernie Sharkey, Bronze U11 Turbo Javelin

Fionn McCarthy, Silver U10 Long Jump & Bronze Turbo Javelin

Eric Shah, Silver U10 200m

A special mention to Lisa O’ Connell on her 3rd place in the mothers race and Ted Kelly, 2nd in the fathers race. They were running too fast to get any photos

A great day was had at Tower Park

May 7, 2023

Well done to Keith Kelly, 7th across the line in the Bweeng 5K in 16:12, 2nd over 45 

May 4, 2023

10 Youghal AC athletes ran the Midleton AC 5 mile road race yesterday evening 04th May in wet conditions. Well done to all 🏃‍♂️🏃‍♀️

6 more sleeps to our own 5km annual road race and here's hoping we get some good weather and a good turnout 😊 

May 10, 2023

Thank you to everyone who played a part in making our annual 5km race a success last night, on a great evening for racing..

Congratulations to our overall and category prize winners and we hope everyone who ran and supported had a great evening in Youghal. We had 55 clubs/ towns represented in the circa 300 registered and 272 finishers.

The results are below and photos to follow 🏃‍♂️🏃‍♀️  

May 14, 2023

Youghal AC Weekend Round-Up

Well done to all our athletes out and about over the weekend, as follow:

Dylan Cairns 1st in the County U17 200M and silver in long jump.

Trish, Michéal, Katie, Anne and Una in Killarney at the Half Marathon and 10km..

Ali, Isobel, Carol and Una at the Surf, Turf and Tar 1/2 marathon in Rosscarberry

Vince and Barry at the 70.3 Ironman Mallorca

Warren, John, Darragh and Brian at the Clonmel Sprint triathlon

Well done to all our athletes out and about over the weekend training for upcoming marathons and supporting local athletes Christy and David @500kinmay in their Pieta House fundraising efforts - please support this great cause

May 18, 2023

* 3 Men and a Lady *

Well done to our fierce four who took part in the Cheetah Run 5km in Fota last night

Some blistering times from Michéal Cronin 18:13, Jude Buckley 18:51, Pj Ahern 19:50 and Linda Motherway 28:55…

Keep up the good work all

May 23, 2023

Well done to Youghal AC athlete Ferghal Curtin on his selection to represent Ireland at the upcoming Euro 10000m Cup, which takes place in Frane on Saturday 3rd June.

May 26, 2023

Well done to our 6 representatives at the Round Tower Hotel 5mile Road Race in Ardmore on Friday evening 26th May

14 Michéal Cronin 29:47

95 Dave McCarthy 38:02

96 Liam Burns 38:09

97 George Bulman 38:10

153 Trisha Hogan 48:33

172 Aoife Connon 1:00:45

May 28, 2023

Four county medals for the 3 athletes that competed on Day 4 of the County T&F championships yesterday in Kerry.

Well done to Clara Dineen who got two silver, one in the sprint and one in the middle distance, bronze for Sam and Gabrielle in the middle distance. A great out was had

Well done to Clara’s dad Philip who ran a fab 2:49 in the Edinburgh marathon yesterday - a successful day for the family

The dust has settled in the @500kinmay challenge and the Cork City marathon, half marathon and 10km are on the horizon over the bank holiday weekend. Thanks and a huge well done to all of our members who clocked up hundreds of miles supporting Christy and @herlz09 complete their challenge. Massive congratulations to them both. The link is still live on their page. Let’s help them reach their goal of €10,000.  Best of luck to all our members racing this weekend in Cork and further afield.