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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
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Buildings


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39 files, last one added on Dec 02, 2010
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Churches & Religious of Beara


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21 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
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Early Transport


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28 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
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Events of the Past


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41 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
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GAA Teams


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15 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
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Groups


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19 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
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Historical Sites


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23 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
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People


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40 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
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Places on Beara


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29 files, last one added on Nov 25, 2010
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RIC agus An Garda Siochana


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10 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
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Schools


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20 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
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The Irish Lights


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13 files, last one added on Nov 22, 2010
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Random files - Days of Yore
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USS Nevada230 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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Church Gate and East End, Castletownbere. 1950’s244 views
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Sailor250 viewsTaken in 1903 above the town. Can Anyone name him?
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The Berehaven Hotel356 viewsThe 'Berehaven Hotel'. Castletownbere. Now the Beara Bay Hotel
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Separator Lorry398 viewsWhen the Castletownbere Creamery first opened in the late 1930’s, it had three separator lorries on the road. This photo is of a separator collecting milk at Rosmacowen Bridge
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British Navy371 viewsBritish Fleet at Castletown Berehaven early 1900's

Last additions - Days of Yore
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Shanahan’s Coal and Salt Store405 viewsBeside the Old Pier, Castletown Berehaven. 1903
Dec 02, 2010
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Main Street, Castletown Berehaven. 1903422 viewsDec 02, 2010
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The First Post Office377 viewsThe Square, Castletownbere. 1903
Dec 02, 2010
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Sign on Wall321 viewsHarington’s Store. The Square, Castletownbere. Now O’Donoghue’s BarDec 02, 2010
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East End, Castletownbere. 1903494 viewsDec 02, 2010
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S.S. Princess Beara375 viewsAlongside the Pier, Castletownbere in 1903
Dec 02, 2010

 

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