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The Little Book of Youghal

By Kieran Groeger

ebook 9780750981569

ISBN: 9780750981569

Published: 08-12-2016


The Little Book of Youghal

By Kieran Groeger

ISBN: 9780750981569

Published: 08-12-2016

About This Book

Did you Know?

  • St Mary’s Collegiate Church claims to be the single oldest church in Ireland to have been in constant use over the centuries. The original roof, dating to c.1200, is still in situ.
  • It was Thomas Harriott of Youghal who first brought potatoes and tobacco back from America. He took them to London, where Walter Raleigh introduced them to Queen Elizabeth I.
  • In 1954, part of the Hollywood film Moby Dick was filmed in Youghal.

Through main thoroughfares and twisting back streets, The Little Book of Youghal takes the reader on a journey through this historic seaside resort and its vibrant past. Here you will find out about the town’s changes though the ages, its people and industries.

A reliable reference and a quirky guide, this book can be dipped into time and again to reveal something new about the people, the heritage and the secrets of this historic town.

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