Youghal Clock Gate Tower

Welcome to the Youghal Clock Gate Tower – a unique building in Ireland's Ancient East that holds many stories – stories of pain, tragedy and rebellion, but also stories of love, friendship and generosity. Stories that are universal and timeless. On a visit to the iconic tower our storytellers will help you see Youghal Clock Gate Tower in a new and true light. The visit will give you an understanding of its significance in Youghal and the wider area over the centuries. All this under the watchful eye of the clock.

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Guided Tours

A Guided Tour of Youghal Clock Gate Tower is an invitation to travel through 700 years of "Time". Our storytellers, clad in "Time Costume" will journey with you and engage you in life as lived in the Tower in a bygone era.

Each of the 4 floors of the Tower brings as unique a story as the era it depicts. Our storytellers' guide of Youghal Clock Gate Tower is a series of wonderful stories - tales  of "Time" - a time in Youghal - all under the watchful gaze of "The Clock".
Listen in to our Audio Guide prior to visit – it will give you a great flavour of what to expect once you enter the Tower, without spoiling the many surprises inside.

Plan Your Visit

Youghal Clock Gate Tower is the iconic building straddling 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.
Visits to Youghal Clock Gate Tower are by way of pre-booked Guided Tour. Admission tickets are available online, or from Youghal Tourist Office on Market Square, with adjacent Free Parking. A tour will take approximately 1 hour – you choose the tour time that best suits your itinerary.
While in Youghal Tourist Office, why not browse through the large selection of souvenirs and local crafts. Be sure to pop into Youghal Heritage Centre, housed within the Visitor Centre and get a feel of Youghal Heritage Town – it's FREE and makes the ideal forerunner to your upcoming tour.
Wondering where to go or what to do after your tour of Youghal Clock Gate?  There is always something to do in Youghal – check out for more details.

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