The Gathering 2013 Cork
Events in Youghal
Communities throughout Ireland are showcasing and sharing the very best of Irish culture, tradition, business, sport, fighting spirit and the uniquely Irish sense of fun.
Here are some of the scheduled gathering events taking place in Youghal County Cork this year!
May 31st June 2nd at 9pm- Moby Dick Festival
This weekend of events will welcome a host of book-clubs, authors, readers and their families to the seaside town of Youghal, where Melville’s Moby Dick Novel was committed to film. Alongside literary workshops the festival will offer all the fun of a family festival as well. Events confirmed for families include street music, a monster teddy bears picnic, storytelling, treasure hunts, open air markets, cartoon making for kids and a sea creatures parade.
12th-14th of July - Queen of the sea event
Come along for a free weekend of activity & fun for all the family. Enjoy the Queen of the Sea contest, food festival, live open air music, fireworks, sand castle and crab catching competition, dog show & much more!
25th August - Youghal Medieval Festival
7th annual Medieval Festival which truly brings Youghal's history and heritage to life. A free family day out, this festival will feature medieval battle re-enactments, food fair, arts & crafts.
25th-27th of October- Halloween Festival
One of the most unique events in Ireland. Join An Bhean Uisce as she returns from the underworld for this special three day festival. Avoid the Ghoulish Knights of Youghal and don't get caught in the giant spider's web! Watch witches perform healing rituals, have your fortune told and meander through the historic streets on the Ghost Tours. Spooky gaveyards, storytelling, tales of the Supernatural and much much more in this one of a kind festival!
If you would like to plan a small gathering with friends and family why not consider Ahernes for your get together
For that ‘special’ event - only the best will do, Our private lounge and dining room are perfect for a select gathering of up to 50 guests. Luxurious, yet friendly and cosy setting.