Youghal, Co. Cork

Youghal (Irish: Eochaill) pronounced Yawl or Y'all is built on a steep riverbank on the estuary of the River Blackwater on the coastline of East County Cork. The name of the town derives from the yew woods (Eochaill) which were once plentiful in the area.

This bustling and picturesque town is regarded as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ireland. The historic walled seaport town of Youghal adjoins a fine 5km blue flag beach and, because of the many historic buildings and monuments within its ancient town walls, has been designated as an Irish Heritage Port by the Irish Tourist Board.

Fishing in the River Blackwater (noted for salmon, trout and excellent coarse fish), golf, sailing, angling, pitch and putt and yachting are just some of the facilities that are located either nearby or in the town.

Gardens

Cappoquin House - Lismore Cunty Waterford Ireland
Cappoquin House Garden
Cappoquin, Co. Waterford
Cappoquin House was turned back to front, when the 1779 house was rebuilt after it was burnt in the Troubles in 1923. Both the house and the garden gained from the new orientation which makes the most of the magnificent prospect over the Blackwat ...

Golf

West Waterford Golf Clubhouse
West Waterford Golf Club
Dungarvan, Co. Waterford
Course Type: Parkland
The opening of this fine, Dungarvan development in 1993, was a particularly proud occasion for the designer, Eddie Hackett, who was seeing his 100th course become ready for play. The course is located in the Brickey Valley, just outside Dungarva ...

Self Catering

Selfcatering
Salterbridge Gatelodge
Cappoquin, Co. Waterford
Salterbridge Gatelodge, located in the glorious Blackwater Valley, dates from the mid 19th Century. Situated on the Salterbridge estate, on the valley road a mile from the charming village of Cappoquin, The Gatelodge is only 6 miles from the Heri ...

What's On

Fermoy Farmers Market - County Cork - Sundays
Fermoy Farmers Market

Every Sunday, 10am-4pm

Location:

Dublin road, (opposite Blackwater motors) Fermoy, Co Cork

Contact:

David Ryan - 086 337 6399

Tourist Attractions

Barryscourt Castle - Carrigtwohill County Cork Ireland
Barryscourt Castle
Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork
The site on which Barryscourt castle now stands has been occupied for over a thousand years - there is evidence of a wooden watermill having been built next to a stream at the site sometime in the 7th century, long before any fortification existe ...

Wedding Venues

Wedding
Aherne's Seafood Restaurant
Youghal, Co. Cork
The FitzGibbon family’s fine establishment in the historic town of Youghal offers a unique combination of characterful bars, a warmly decorated restaurant (where the reception is held) and stylish individually decorated rooms that make it a ...
  • Aherne’s Townhouse & Seafood Bar

    Renowned for seafood and hands-on hospitality, the FitzGibbon family of Aherne’s Townhouse & Seafood Bar in East Cork are offering a great value 3-night getaway by the sea...
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