The Alms Houses

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Built in 1601 by Richard Boyle, the 1st Earl of Cork, the Alms houses were for six retired soldiers who were to receive a pension of £5 per annum. They are the oldest surviving almshouses in Ireland. Four doorways with …

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The Red House

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Much of Youghal’s historic buildings revolve around defensive functions and protecting the medieval town from attack. So it’s nice to come across a stunning example of Dutch architecture, with little or nothing to do with the military! The Red House …

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The Water Gate

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The Watergate was one of just three main gates into the medieval town of Youghal. It allowed access to the docks where traders loaded and unloaded goods from ships. The other two gates in existence were the Iron Gate (now …

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The Clock Gate

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Since 1275, this site has had a tower on it, watching over the entrance and exit to the town and serving as a symbol of the importance of the town and the dominance of the English settlers. Originally, the Iron …

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Teddy Bear Picnic, 2012

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On June 3rd, drag Teddy out of the cupboard, pack a picnic and enjoy a free, family fun day at the Greenpark, Youghal. Throughout the evening they’ll be races, sports, music, entertainment and fancy dress characters galore for all the …

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Youghal Heritage Trail Map

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The Youghal Heritage Trail takes in the most historic buildings and sites in Youghal. Along the way, take in the magnificent town walls, St. Mary’s Collegiate Church, Clock Gate, Alms houses and Tynte’s Castle. Taking approx. one hour to complete, …

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The Witch of Youghal

In 1661, Youghal was the backdrop for allegations against Florence Newton who stood accused of witchcraft and of enchanting Mary Longdon.It was the time of King Charles II, when anti-Catholic sentiment and witch-hunts were common across England.

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Moby Dick, 2012

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The first ever Moby Dick Festival in Youghal is a guaranteed whale of a time for all the family!

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Youghaloween Spooktacular, 2012!

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Youghal’s annual Halloween festival just keeps getting bigger and better! Enjoy all the spooks, thrills and horrors of this unique festival set against the backdrop of a heritage town steeped in history.

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Youghaloween Spooktacular – 2011!

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The inaugural Youghaloween Spooktacular promises to resurrect the ghosts of times past with its unique listing of events. From Headless Horsemen to mummified remains being carted through the ancient streets of Youghal, Youghaloween Spooktacular is not to be missed!

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Welcome to Youghal4All

Welcome to the Youghal4All Website.  We are in the process of updating the information on the site so come back soon to find out what is happening in Youghal, Co. Cork.

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