Beara Peninsula Heritage PhotoSite

Beara Historical Society. Bank Place, Castletownbere, Beara, West Cork, Ireland. Email: info@bhs.ie ©2016
Category Albums Files
Days of Yore
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Boats & Trawlers


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18 files, last one added on Dec 02, 2010
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British & American Navy in Berehaven


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20 files, last one added on Nov 27, 2010
Album viewed 1817 times

Buildings


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39 files, last one added on Dec 02, 2010
Album viewed 1597 times

Churches & Religious of Beara


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21 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 2773 times

Early Transport


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28 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1467 times

Events of the Past


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41 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1497 times

GAA Teams


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15 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1081 times

Groups


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19 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 2273 times

Historical Sites


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23 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1106 times

People


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40 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1387 times

Places on Beara


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29 files, last one added on Nov 25, 2010
Album viewed 1268 times

RIC agus An Garda Siochana


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10 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 2001 times

Schools


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20 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 2292 times

The Irish Lights


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13 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 971 times

14 albums on 1 page(s)

User galleriesThis category contains albums that belong to Coppermine users.
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Random files
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USS Nevada285 viewsDivision 6, composed of the Utah (flagship), Nevada, and Oklahoma, were based on Berehaven, Bantry Bay, Ireland, its principal duty being to protect convoys from possible enemy raiders. This division made two trips into the Channel, escorting convoys when enemy submarines were reported in the vicinity. Maj. Leon W. Hoyt was the division Marine officer of this division during its entire stay in European waters. Later Division 6 joined Division 9 at Portland Bill and both divisions left that port in time to assist the Pennsylvania in escorting President Wilson, on board the George Washington into the harbour of Brest.
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Monastic Ruin Dursey Island259 views
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The First Trawler470 viewsKnown as Mac's Trawler, this was the first vessel of the towns current fishing fleet
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Atlantic Telegraph Fleet 20th July 1865324 viewsThe war steamers ‘HMS Terrible’ and ‘HMS Sphinx’ moored alongside the S.S. Great Eastern at the eastern end of Bere Haven before the historic crossing of the Atlantic Ocean laying the first successful telegraph cable to America

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Submarine AL2246 viewsUS Submarine AL2 returning to Berehaven after the sinking of German U-Boat
UB-65 in 1918
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Heathers219 viewsCois, Ardgroom

Last additions
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503 viewstimmy lynch,jimmy moriarty and humphrey macguiness
millbrook bar 1982
May 08, 2011
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jimmy moriarty ,foildarrig 1982489 viewsMay 08, 2011
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496 viewspuxley manor 1982May 08, 2011
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Early Map of Castletown Berehaven543 viewsThis first OS map was published in 1841.
Jan 15, 2011
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Russians in Castletown Berehaven4770 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 fusiliers560 viewsjimmy moriaty holding wheelbarrow london 1940s or 50sDec 18, 2010

 

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