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Youghal Clock Gate Tower

700 years of history and stories….

024 20769

Youghal Clock Gate Tower is the iconic building overarching North & South Main Street and is the most visible landmark in Youghal town.  A trip to Youghal is incomplete without a visit to this unique historic structure that is a gem in Fáilte Ireland’s experience brand, “Ireland’s Ancient East”.

A visit to Youghal Clock Gate Tower is by way of guided tour where our storytellers will journey with you throughout the building with stories of pain, tragedy and rebellion, but also stories of love, friendship and generosity.   Visiting Youghal Clock Gate Tower is more than just a tour – it is the story of 700 years of life in Youghal and the impact the Clock Tower had on the lives of so many of its people.

Youghal Clock Gate Activity Booklet is available at Youghal Visitor Centre  and with its enclosed “quiz” will prove a very interesting souvenir of your visit to Youghal Clock Gate Tower and test your memory.

For the months of July & August Youghal Clock Gate Tower will be open to visitors 7 days per week opening at 11.00am with last tour at 4.00pm

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Youghal Clock Gate Tower

North Main Street, Youghal, Co. Cork.

Opening Hours
June: Every Thursday, Friday Saturday & Sunday 11.00am to 4.00pm
July & August: Open 7 days per week - 11.00am to 4.00pm

Visitors are requested to assemble at steps of Youghal Clock Gate Tower 5 minutes prior to commencement of tour.

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