Beara Peninsula Heritage PhotoSite

Castletownbere, Beara, West Cork, Ireland. Email:admin@bearanews.net ©2020
Category Albums Files
Days of Yore
14 334
Boats & Trawlers


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17 files, last one added on Dec 02, 2010
Album viewed 1604 times

British & American Navy in Berehaven


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19 files, last one added on Nov 27, 2010
Album viewed 2004 times

Buildings


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39 files, last one added on Dec 02, 2010
Album viewed 1795 times

Churches & Religious of Beara


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21 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 2973 times

Early Transport


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28 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1647 times

Events of the Past


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41 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1705 times

GAA Teams


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15 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1279 times

Groups


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19 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 2490 times

Historical Sites


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23 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1275 times

People


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40 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1619 times

Places on Beara


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29 files, last one added on Nov 25, 2010
Album viewed 1457 times

RIC agus An Garda Siochana


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10 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 2171 times

Schools


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20 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 2534 times

The Irish Lights


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13 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1134 times

14 albums on 1 page(s)

334 files in 14 albums and 2 categories with 0 comments viewed 269,389 times

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Last additions
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Shanahan’s Coal and Salt Store1157 viewsBeside the Old Pier, Castletown Berehaven. 1903
Dec 02, 2010
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Main Street, Castletown Berehaven. 19031166 viewsDec 02, 2010
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The First Post Office593 viewsThe Square, Castletownbere. 1903
Dec 02, 2010
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S.S. Princess Beara597 viewsAlongside the Pier, Castletownbere in 1903
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