The most important river of the name is in southern Ireland, rising in the hills on the borders of the counties Cork and Kerry, and flowing nearly due east for the greater part of its course, as far as Cappoquin, where it turns abruptly southward, and discharges through an estuary into Youghal Bay.
Of Cork by the Youghal branch of the Great Southern & Western railway.
YOUGHAL (pronounced Yawl), a seaport, market town and watering-place of county Cork, Ireland, on the W.
Side of the Blackwater estuary, and on the Cork & Youghal branch of the Great Southern & Western railway, 264 m.
He was mayor of Youghal in 1588-89, and is said to have first cultivated the potato here.
Youghal (Eschaill, " the Yew wood") was made a settlement of the Northmen in the 9th century, and was incorporated by King John in 1209.
The Franciscan monastery, founded at Youghal by FitzGerald in 1224, was the earliest house of that order in Ireland.
Sir Roger Mortimer landed at Youghal in 1317.