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Youghal (pronounced /ˈjɔːl/ yawl or /ˈjɒhəl/; Irish Eochaill IPA: [ˈɔxəʎ], meaning 'yew wood') is a seaport in County Cork, Ireland. Basic concept of GPS operation A GPS receiver calculates its position by carefully timing the signals sent by the constellation of GPS Satellites high above the Earth The Irish grid reference system is a system of geographic Grid references commonly used in Ireland (both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland Poetic description This dinnseanchas poem named Ard Ruide (Ruide Headland poetically describes the kingdoms of Ireland Munster ( Irish: An Mhumhain, ənˈvuːnʲ Cúige Mumhan or Mumha) is the southernmost of the four Provinces of Ireland. Since the late 16th century the Island of Ireland has been divided into 32 counties ( Irish language contae or condae County Cork (Contae Chorcaí is the most southerly and the largest of the modern counties of Ireland. The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Irish (ga ''Gaeilge'' is a Goidelic language of the Indo-European language family originating in Ireland and historically spoken by the Irish. ||-||-|-||-||-||-||-||-||-|} A port is a facility for receiving Ships and transferring cargo County Cork (Contae Chorcaí is the most southerly and the largest of the modern counties of Ireland. Ireland ( Irish: Éire, ˈeːrʲə is a country in north-western Europe. Youghal is located on the estuary of the River Blackwater, and in the past was militarily and economically important. The River Blackwater ( Irish: An Abhainn Mhór) is a River in County Armagh and County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, as well Being built on the edge of a steep riverbank, the town has a distinctive long and narrow layout. The name of the town derives from the yew woods (Eochaill) which were once plentiful in the area. The family Taxaceae, commonly called the yew family includes three genera and about 7 to 12 species of Coniferous Plants or in other interpretations As of the 2002 census, the population was 6,597, but the population of its catchment area is about 10,000. See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar.
Situated on the coastline of East County Cork, the bustling and picturesque town of Youghal is regarded as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Ireland. The historic walled seaport town of Youghal has 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.
The town of Youghal continues to experience sustained economic decline and employment in the town itself has seen a marked decreased in 2008. Many of the town's population commute to work in the Cork or Waterford region.
Youghal received its charter of incorporation in 1209, but the history of settlement on the site is much longer, with a Norse settlement being present in the 9th century, the Church of Coran in the town's western suburbs dating from the 5th century, and evidence of Neolithic habitation at nearby Newport. Norsemen is used to refer to the group of people as a whole who speak one of the North Germanic languages as their native language The 9th century is the period from 801 to 900 in accordance with the Julian calendar in the Christian / Common Era. The 5th century is the period from 401 to 500 in accordance with the Julian calendar in Anno Domini / Common Era. The Neolithic (from Greek νεολιθικός — neolithikos from νέος neos, "new" + λίθος lithos
Notable buildings in the town include Myrtle Grove and St Mary's Collegiate Church, thought to have been founded by St Declan around 450. For the area code see Area code 450. Events By Place Eastern Roman Empire August 25 — Marcian is proclaimed The church was rebuilt in Irish Romanesque style c. Regional characteristics of Romanesque architecture|Romanesque art Romanesque architecture is the term that is used to describe the architecture of Middle Ages Europe which 750, and a great Norman nave was erected in c. Events By Geography Asia Gopala is proclaimed as the first ruler of the Pala Empire. For other buildings in Normandy see Architecture of Normandy. 1220. It is one of the few remaining medieval churches in Ireland to have remained in continuous use as a place of worship. The Vikings used Youghal as a base for their raids on monastic sites along the south coast of Ireland, and a stone in St Mary's Collegiate Church still bears the etched outline of a longboat. A Viking is one of the Norse ( Scandinavian Explorers Warriors Merchants, and pirates who raided and colonized wide areas Not to be confused with Vikings ' Longships In the days of sailing ships a vessel would carry several boats for various uses Since the 16th Century it has been the place of worship of the Church of Ireland congregation of Youghal and its surrounding areas. The Church of Ireland (Eaglais na hÉireann is an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion, operating across the island of Ireland. The town was badly damaged on November 13 1579, during the Second Desmond Rebellion, which it was sacked by the forces of Gerald Fitzgerald, 15th Earl of Desmond. The Second Desmond rebellion (1579-1583 was the more widespread and bloody of the two Desmond Rebellions launched by the Fitzgerald dynasty of Desmond Desmond had the town's garrison massacred, the English officials were hanged and his soldiers looted the townspeople. The down town area of Youghal is among the best preserved in Ireland. The first record of the walls is a charter of 1275, granted by King Edward I, for their repair and extension. Edward I (17 June 1239 – 7 July 1307 popularly known as Longshanks, was a King of England who achieved historical fame by conquering large parts of Wales and almost In 1777, the town's Clock Gate was built on the site of Trinity Castle, part of the town's fortifications. Year 1777 ( MDCCLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The Clock Gate served the town as gaol and public gallows until 1837; prisoners were executed by being hanged from the windows. Year 1837 ( MDCCCXXXVII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common Tynte's Castle is a late 15th-century urban tower house. There are also 17th-century almshouses, constructed by Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork. As a means of recording the passage of Time, the 17th Century was that Century which lasted from 1601 - 1700 in the Gregorian calendar Richard Boyle 1st Earl of Cork, also known as the Great Earl of Cork (13 October 1566 &ndash 15 September 1643 was Lord High Treasurer of the Kingdom of Ireland. The Collegiate church (Church of Ireland) St. Mary's Collegiate Churchin the town still contains many monuments, including the tomb of Richard Boyle himself. The Mall House and its promenade were built in 1779, and are now used as Youghal's Town Hall. Year 1779 ( MDCCLXXIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The town's Water Gate was built in the 13th century to provide access through the town walls to the docks. Also known as Cromwell's Arch, it was from here that Oliver Cromwell left Ireland in 1650, having overwintered in the town after his campaign in Ireland. Oliver Cromwell (25 April 1599 Old Style &ndash 3 September 1658 Old Style) was an English military and political leader best known The Cromwellian conquest of Ireland (1649-53 refers to the re-conquest of Ireland by the forces of the English Parliament, led by Oliver Cromwell
In 1840 a large hoard of coins were dug up in a field near Youghal weighing between 'three hundred and four hundred ounces' Coin Hoard Article
An interesting aside in Youghal's history is that it was the first town in Ireland or Britain to have a Jewish Mayor when a Mr. Ireland (pronounced /ˈaɾlənd/ Éire) is the third largest island in Europe, and the twentieth-largest island in the world See also Kingdom of Great Britain Great Britain (Breatainn Mhòr Prydain Fawr Breten Veur Graet Breetain is the larger of the two main islands PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ William Annyas was elected to that position in 1555.
Youghal Clock Gate by night
Youghal Clock Gate by day
Youghal Lighthouse in moonlight
Youghal Lighthouse with sunset
Youghal St. Mary's RC church
Youghal St. Mary's COI Collegiate church
Youghal aerial view
Youghal aerial view
Youghal adjoins a number of fine beaches including the famous 5Km beach to the east of the town. In 2008 Youghal lost one of its two blue flags. Untreated sewage continues to flow in to the sea at several points in the town despite attempts by the townsfolk to get Youghal Town Council to act.
In the 1950s and 1960s Youghal was a popular seaside resort, with thousands taking the train to the beach. The 1950s Decade refers to the years of 1950 to 1959 inclusive The 1960s decade refers to the years from the beginning of 1960 to the end of 1969 Many tourists to the town are attracted by its historic buildings and natural surroundings. The town is steeped in history and was once one of the busiest ports in the country, even more important than Cork and Dublin at one time. With the closing of the railway line in the 1970s (see Irish railway history), the town went into a period of decline, reinforced by the difficulties encountered by the town's textile industry. This article is about the Decade 1970-1979 For the Year 1970 see 1970. This article is part of the History of rail transport by country series The history of rail transport in Ireland began only a decade Since the 1990s, aided by favourable property tax concessions, there has been considerable reinvestment and construction to restore Youghal's facilities and popularity. The 1990s collectively refers to the years between and including 1990 and 1999