Beara Peninsula Heritage PhotoSite

Castletownbere, Beara, West Cork, Ireland. Email:admin@bearanews.net ©2020
Category Albums Files
Days of Yore
14 336
Boats & Trawlers


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18 files, last one added on Dec 02, 2010
Album viewed 1492 times

British & American Navy in Berehaven


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20 files, last one added on Nov 27, 2010
Album viewed 1920 times

Buildings


puxley_mansion.jpg

39 files, last one added on Dec 02, 2010
Album viewed 1701 times

Churches & Religious of Beara


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21 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 2888 times

Early Transport


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28 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1565 times

Events of the Past


kilmacowen_evictions.jpg

41 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1605 times

GAA Teams


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15 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1180 times

Groups


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19 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 2383 times

Historical Sites


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23 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1209 times

People


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40 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1505 times

Places on Beara


akista.jpg

29 files, last one added on Nov 25, 2010
Album viewed 1377 times

RIC agus An Garda Siochana


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10 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 2094 times

Schools


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20 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 2411 times

The Irish Lights


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13 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1059 times

14 albums on 1 page(s)

User galleriesThis category contains albums that belong to Coppermine users.
28 197
533 files in 42 albums and 3 categories with 532 comments viewed 316,333 times

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Mark and Lil Twomey338 viewsTwomey's Bar 1949
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Jimmy, Kevin and Maureen Moriarty369 views
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Fife and Drum Band1555 viewsJohn Michael O’Neill conducting the last Fife and Drum Band on the Church Steps of Sacred Heart Church, Castletownbere
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J. Spillane338 viewsDonal O'Neill standing outside Spillane's Bar, West End, Castletownbere
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Glengarriff Castle1634 viewsGlengarriff Castle was one of the homes of the Shelswell-White family of Bantry House who were the landlords of Beara. It later became a hotel.
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The Old Ierne302 viewsThe Irish Lights Vessel 'Ierne' was purpose built in 1898 at Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, Scotland for carrying the granite blocks and other materials used in the building of the Fastnet Rock Lighthouse. She was a steel vessel 126 ft long, had a 23 ft beam, could carry 90 tons and had a maximum speed of ten knots. Her complement was of seventeen officers and men. Sold in 1954 to Shipbreakers.

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629 viewstimmy lynch,jimmy moriarty and humphrey macguiness
millbrook bar 1982
May 08, 2011
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jimmy moriarty ,foildarrig 1982623 viewsMay 08, 2011
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611 viewspuxley manor 1982May 08, 2011
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Early Map of Castletown Berehaven669 viewsThis first OS map was published in 1841.
Jan 15, 2011
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Russians in Castletown Berehaven4901 viewsSoviet Fishing Fleet with attendant Factory Ships moored in Berehaven Harbour. This fleet used to arrive annually and stayed in Beara for around 3 months. The total personal aboard these ships and attendant vessels, including their wives and children, exceeded the whole population of Beara.
Jan 15, 2011
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mcalpines fusiliers671 viewsjimmy moriaty holding wheelbarrow london 1940s or 50sDec 18, 2010

 

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