The Knights Templar - were they in Youghal at all ? What went on in Templemichael? Was their a special place on the site of the present St. Mary's Collegiate Church?What was the significance of Rhincrew? Why did they suddenly become enemies of the faith and were ruthlessly exterminated ?
These were some of the questions many came with for the seventeenth annual conference of Youghal celebrates history last weekend.
The one day event took place at the Mall Art centre and had a varied programme that explored the hidden history of Youghal – the secret societies and the societies with secrets.