Reach Back to the Past.. Reconnect with the Present..

With its roots in the early Christian times of 13th century Ireland, St. Mary’s Collegiate Church is one of the oldest churches in Ireland and the largest, most important medieval building in Youghal. “Voices of St Mary’s’ is a celebration of the people whole lives have touched the church.

Enjoy the harnessed new media, technology, theatre and storytelling that brings these voices to life. Be enthralled by state-of-the-art, multi-touch interactive displays, animated illustrations, photos and graphics that tell of the church’s changes and challenges. Take the audio tour – a journey through time with the fictional Roe family as they share their emotional stories about the church.

  • State-of-the-art, multi-touch interactive displays, animated illustrations, photos and graphics that recount the church’s evolution and challenges across many centuries
  • A journey through time in the company of the Roe family as they share stories about the history of the church and cherished family memories
  • An introduction to famous congregation members including Sir Walter Raleigh, Sir Richard Boyle and Oliver Cromwell along with a host of local families connected with the church and their unique importance to Youghal


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Admission Rates:

Entry is free to the church, fees apply for audio tour and guided tours
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Getting There

Emmet Place, Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland

Map Location: 51.955066, -7.853535
Contact St. Mary’s Collegiate Church

Emmet Place, Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland

Eircode: P36 AH64
T: +353(0)24-207 69
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