Beara Peninsula Heritage PhotoSite

Castletownbere, Beara, West Cork, Ireland. Email:admin@bearanews.net ©2020
Home > Days of Yore > Events of the Past
Click to view full size image

Bere Island

The handover of Bere Island by the British to the Irish Free State, (Saorstát Éireann)
26th September 1938.
Although Southern Ireland won Dominion Status on the 6th December 1921, the United Kingdom retained control as sovereign bases, three deep water ports in Ireland. Known collectively as the Treaty Ports, these were respectively, Castletown Berehaven, Lough Swilly and Queenstown (Cobh)

1903_police_medal.jpg creamery_1950s_67.jpg handover_bere_island1938.jpg bantry_pier_head.jpg wolfe_tome1907_37.jpg
Rate this file (No vote yet)
File information
Filename:handover_bere_island1938.jpg
Album name:Russell11 / Events of the Past
Filesize:37 KiB
Date added:Nov 22, 2010
Dimensions:432 x 310 pixels
Displayed:3769 times
URL:http://www.bhs.ie/heritage/displayimage.php?pid=192
Favorites:Add to Favorites
Add your comment
Anonymous comments are not allowed here. Log in to post your comment
 

Here is text in the "anycontent" block.
Edit the file "anycontent.php" in your Coppermine folder to change what is shown here.
To show this block on your gallery, go to the configuration panel under "Album List View", then "content of the main page".

All photographs published on this PhotoSite are copyright of Beara Historical Society and the respective photographers. Heritage PhotoSite images may be copied and downloaded for private use only. None of the material on this site may be copied for commercial use without written permission from the Society.