Visit the unique town of Youghal, using high-res Immersive Virtual Reality Video with full Spatial Audio.
Experience the amazing landscapes, seascapes, rivers, wetlands, wildlife, flora and fauna of this historic town.
Get insightful guidance from the legendary bird man of Cork, Patrick Smiddy.
See how a town, under immediate threat of floods and coastal erosion from climate change, is working together to preserve, clean, protect and enhance their environment and ecosystems. Celebrate the success of their projects, and take inspiration from them.
We have filmed the wildlife and geography of Youghal at a point in time. To record species before they become extinct, to record the town for generations to come, before climate change and flooding changes the town permanently.
The VR experience was recorded and produced by leading VR developer and filmmaker Paul Cullen of SkyWatcherVR. Paul Cullen makes world leading VR apps and Immersive VR Video with Spatial Audio. A musician and developer of the world’s first complete VR recording studio “Instrument Studio VR”. Producer of immersive wildlife and nature conservation experiences. His company SkyWatcherVR is based in Co Leitrim.
Launching at IMMA, Kilmainham as part of Earth Rising 4 day Festival on Culture Night September 22, 2023, on the Youghal Blue and Green Digital Hub and on: https://www.youghalblueandgreennetwork.ie/video-gallery