Coffin shaped hole for pauper burials, Youghal town wall - An empty coffin was once stored here for paupers who could not afford a coffin burial. Their bodies were temporarily laid in the coffin before being carried to the grave and buried in a shroud. The coffin would then be returned to await the next pauper funeral.
Cristobal Colon Cemetary - This is the most famous grave at Cristobal Colon cemetary. Amelia Goyre de la Hoz is known as La Milagrosa, or ’‘The Miraculous One,’‘ because according to local lore, when she was buried her child was placed at her feet. Years later, her body was exhumed, and legend has it that the child was found nestled in her arms.