YOUGHAL HERITAGE TRAIL

 



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Youghal Heritage Trail
1. Site of the Exchange
Our tour starts right outside the Visitors' Centre right by the water. Simply turn le...(more)

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2. The Water Gate Arch
This Water Gate was built in the 13th Century to provide access through the town wall...(more)

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3. Clock Gate
This is the third gate on this site in the town walls and was completed in 1777. The...(more)

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4. Benedictine Priory
The Benedictine Order was established in Ireland by the 12th Century, and the ‘The Pr...(more)

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5. The Magazine
According to historical sources, an urban tower house known as the Magazine was situa...(more)

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6. Market Place
This point marks the location of the linear Medieval Market Place, which can be seen ...(more)

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7. The Red House
The Red House was built in the early 18th century for the Uniacke family. It is repu...(more)

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8. Tynte's Castle
This 15th century Norman tower was used by a local merchant family as a house and as ...(more)

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9. Boyle's Almshouses
These houses were built in 1610 by Richard Boyle, first Earl of Cork, for six old sol...(more)

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10. Myrtle Grove
This attractive house was the home of Sir Walter Raleigh when he was resident in Youg...(more)

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11. St. Mary's Collegiate Church
The church was built in 1220 and extended in the 14th and 15th centuries. It is one ...(more)

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12. Landward Town Walls
The first record of the town walls is a charter of 1275, granted by King Edward I, fo...(more)

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13. The College
The College was founded in 1464 by Thomas Fitzgerald, 7th Earl of Desmond. It was re...(more)

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14. The College Gardens
Upon buying the College from Sir Walter Raleigh for £1500 in 1602, Sir Richard Boyle ...(more)

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15. Quaker Meeting House and Burial Ground
Stroll up the gentle brae of Emmet Place to get to our next point of interest, being ...(more)

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16. St. Mary's Catholic Church
St. Mary's Catholic Church was built in 1796. During this period a Catholic Church co...(more)

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17. Town Hall
Youghal's Town Hall, Mall House, and the fashionable 140-yard long tree-lined promena...(more)

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