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
14 336
Boats & Trawlers


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18 files, last one added on Dec 02, 2010
Album viewed 1456 times

British & American Navy in Berehaven


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20 files, last one added on Nov 27, 2010
Album viewed 1881 times

Buildings


puxley_mansion.jpg

39 files, last one added on Dec 02, 2010
Album viewed 1669 times

Churches & Religious of Beara


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21 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 2854 times

Early Transport


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28 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1530 times

Events of the Past


kilmacowen_evictions.jpg

41 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1563 times

GAA Teams


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15 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1141 times

Groups


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19 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 2341 times

Historical Sites


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23 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1172 times

People


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40 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1456 times

Places on Beara


akista.jpg

29 files, last one added on Nov 25, 2010
Album viewed 1341 times

RIC agus An Garda Siochana


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10 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 2061 times

Schools


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20 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 2369 times

The Irish Lights


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13 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
Album viewed 1028 times

14 albums on 1 page(s)

User galleriesThis category contains albums that belong to Coppermine users.
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533 files in 42 albums and 3 categories with 0 comments viewed 291,514 times

Random files
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Bere Island3476 viewsThe 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)
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Cable Car at Dursey Sound, Beara249 views
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Johnny Sheehan303 viewsJohnny Sheehan, Filane during a mine sweeping operation. He is 2nd to left with head bowed
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The old Post Office. The Square, Castletownbere308 views
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Submarine AL2287 viewsUS Submarine AL2 returning to Berehaven after the sinking of German U-Boat
UB-65 in 1918
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Crooha Middle, Adrigole291 viewsMy old house

Last additions
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573 viewstimmy lynch,jimmy moriarty and humphrey macguiness
millbrook bar 1982
May 08, 2011
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jimmy moriarty ,foildarrig 1982561 viewsMay 08, 2011
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558 viewspuxley manor 1982May 08, 2011
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Early Map of Castletown Berehaven611 viewsThis first OS map was published in 1841.
Jan 15, 2011
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Russians in Castletown Berehaven4824 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 fusiliers618 viewsjimmy moriaty holding wheelbarrow london 1940s or 50sDec 18, 2010

 

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