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Medieval cathedral is well worth a visit

This large cathedral is several hundred years old, and in amazing condition, with awesome... read more

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Hugh was a really great fountain of knowledge..

This is a superb place to visit and will provide you with such a tremendous overview of the history... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

This large cathedral is several hundred years old, and in amazing condition, with awesome stain-glass windows. Even if you are not religious, it's a stunning piece of historical architecture, with beautiful stonework and timber beams.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

This is a superb place to visit and will provide you with such a tremendous overview of the history of Youghal and the Cork area. The Church is still a place of worship so it is great to get this access and a comprehensive tour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2018

This is a special, fascinating church in a country not short of fascinating old churches. Interesting and beautiful architecture and a wonderful view over the ocean from the churchyard. Our visit was of extra significance as we paid homage to my two great-great-great aunts buried...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Normans, vikings and Sir Walter Raleigh try to catch the guide if you can who was so informative. Not to be missed!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This church is a must , so beautiful and the grounds are amazing , so we'll maintained , it's amazing and it's has so much history it's actually amazing , well done .

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

We were advised to visit whilst on a trip to Youghal. A beautiful place. The guide there was very knowledgeable and interesting. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

I wandered into this magnificent church on a visit to Youghal . Hugh, the resident curator/guide, was delightful. He covered the history of the church, the mightly clans that warred nearby and made me laugh so much with his wry observations. His knowledge of history,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This beautiful cathedral in Youghal has wonderful acoustics and concerts held there are really wonderful to behold. It isn't on the main street and you could easily pass through the town without ever seeing it.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

I loved the atmosphere, like going back in time, images, artwork, flags & emblems, statues, tombs..all of another era..

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

We stayed near Cork and had an ambitious plan to do 5+ hours of driving one of the days, but decided to forego this and head east. Ended up in Youghal - this is off your typical tourist path which made it all the more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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