The launch of the Youghal C.Y.M.S. Calendar 2012 took place at the society’s premises with guest, FÁS supervisor Mary Carson. Speaking at the launch the President of the society William Kelly congratulated all those involved in the making of the calendar and particularly thanked FÁS supervisor Mary Carson and Cathy O’Mahony, resource tutor with the Youghal Adult Learning Centre. Mary Carson, FÁS supervisor, said that she was delighted to be associated with the wonderful work that the Youghal C.Y.M.S. do and could see this especially with the young teenage members as an invaluable place to go within the centre of our community. The President William Kelly and committee of the Youghal C.Y.M.S. would like to wish all the members of the society, the generous sponsors and supporters and in particular the people of the town a very happy and holy Christmas.
The annual Christmas draw took place last Sunday 18th December. Youghal C.Y.M.S. Annual Raffle Results:
1st Weekend for two at Killarney Munster Snooker Championships, sponsored by YCYMS- winner Eamon Walsh, Woodview Court. 2nd SuperValu Hamper sponsored by Brooks SuperValu- winner Christy McMahon, Ballinvarrig, Youghal. 3rd Christmas Hamper, winner Róisín Coleman c/o Lower Cork Hill. 4th €50 Fuel Voucher sponsored by O’Neill Oils Youghal-winner Molly O’Neill, Meadowlands Youghal. 5th Sunday lunch for two sponsored by The Quay’s Bar, Youghal-winner Jacob Maggie, Park Lane. 6th Bottle of Brandy sponsored by Bertie’s Bar-winner Des Reddy, Dermot Hurley Estate. 7th Bottle of Vodka sponsored by JD’s Bar, and Christmas Cake sponsored by Biddy Phelan- winner Tommy Curtin c/o Quay’s Bar. 8th Bottle of Whiskey sponsored by Mackey’s bar- winner Mareka McEvoy, Fleming’s Court. 9th Bottle of Vodka sponsored by The Point Bar, plus four Leisure Centre Vouchers sponsored by Aura- winner Ray Phelan, Raheen Park. 10th Four Bottles Wine sponsored by Aspel Centra, Front Strand-winner Brid Lenihan, c/o Moby Dick’s. Congratulations to all the winners, have a happy Christmas and we will see you all in the new year.
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The Youghal Catholic Young Men’s Society AGM will take place at the society’s premises at market square on Friday 18th November 2011 at 8pm sharp. All members are requested to attend.
Brief History of Youghal CYMS: Founded in 1871, Youghal CYMS is one of the oldest community/sporting organisations in Youghal. The society boasts four full-size snooker tables, a reading room, a meeting room, computer room and a television room. The society was established as a non-profit making organisation to provide and create the proper environment and worthwhile amenities for the young men of Youghal. This is as important today as it was then.
Youghal CYMS Junior Presentation awards – The Cork County U-14 Snooker Championships
Youghal CYMS looking forward to The Munster Snooker Club Championships 2012
The Youghal C.Y.M.S. 2011 Kevin Mangan Memorial Snooker Tournament
The Kevin Mangan Memorial Snooker Tournament took place at the Youghal C.Y.M.S. on Fri. Oct. 28th 2011.The tournament is always well supported by Kevins many friends and this year was no different. Almost 40 senior snooker players did battle on the green baize to try and win the coveted trophy but it came down to the former president of the society William Kelly and C Team player Eddie Hickey to try and outshoot each other in the centre championship table. Watched by a packed hall, William Kelly becoming the outright winner.
Youghal CYMS President Mr. Brendan Cooney who was also match referee on the night said he was delighted to see such a large crowd at the society to honour the memory of Kevin and paid great tribute to the memory of Kevin and his family who were present to see the matches being played and to present the cup to the worthy winner.
Kevin’s mother Phil Mangan spoke afterward the presentation and thanked the Youghal CYMS for keeping Kevin’s memories alive. She also thanked all who participated in the tournament and delighted to see by the camaraderie amongst Kevin’s friends and the players.