Beara Peninsula Heritage PhotoSite

Castletownbere, Beara, West Cork, Ireland. ©2020
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Brandy Hall School and Bridge1021 viewsThe old Brandy Hall School now long gone
The old road to Castletownbere987 views
Thatched cottages. Foildarrig, Castletownbere1014 views
Dursey Island994 viewsPloughing on Dursey Island in the 1930's
The Village550 viewsRerrin Village, East End, Bere Island
The Slipway outside Eccles Hotel, Glengarriff497 views
Emigration Office533 viewsThis old building was discovered around the mid 1970’s when 'Bill Neill's Bar' was demolished in preparation for the building of the new A.I.B bank in the Square. It had been known locally in past times as the Passport Office. Here it was that people bought their boat tickets and made declarations as the first stage of being accepted into the USA
Fever Hospital961 viewsThe old fever hospital which once stood in the townland of Cametringane, Castletownbere. It was in use from the Famine Years until the 1920's
The Old Pier482 viewsThe Old Wooden Pier. This photo looking out towards Bere Island with Dinish Island in foreground was taken in the 1930's from the roof of the Church of the Sacred Heart, Castletownbere
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