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Stayed more than an hour, traveled centuries in that hour

I wandered into this magnificent church on a visit to Youghal . Hugh, the resident curator/guide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bigblondetraveler
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Stunning cathedral just off the beaten track

This beautiful cathedral in Youghal has wonderful acoustics and concerts held there are really... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maureen O
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County Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed August 29, 2018

A really interesting Church, history all set in beautiful gardens. Well worth a detour as it is a little out of the way.

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Went up to St.Mary's I live in Church Street and it's only 1 minute away. The church is fantastic and full of history. I just hope that they get the War Memorial set up before 11th of November next.

Thank Ted H
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Came across the Church as part of the town walk (picked up a map at tourist information). Lovely views over the town. The church itself is shaped as a crucifix & has an amazing wooden lattice ceiling & stained glass windows. There is someone on...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

A stunning beautiful historic church and graveyard - parts of the building date back to the medieval period. Worth a visit to Youghal to see it. The the town is steeped in history and other historic buildings and a great beach.

Thank PaulMcDermott10
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Built in 1220, this church is surrounded by gardens and is unspoiled with quiet places to sit. A lovely, peaceful space.

Thank Travel_aimlessly
Reviewed August 12, 2018

This is a great place to go if you love history. there is loads to see from very old headstones to lovely stone carvings . Good piece of the old town wall left too.Well worth a look

Thank martinmortimer
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