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Michael Dwyer2325 viewsPainting by David White of Michael Dwyer (1942-1997)
A member of the renowned musical family from Cailroe, Ardgroom,
Michael was a celebrated and much loved tin whistle player
who, in the 1960's, swept the boards at the All Ireland and
All Britain Championships, winning first prize in every tin whistle category
Mike Hanley686 viewsBig Mike Hanley
Ned O'Connell675 viewsWell known Eyeries blacksmith, Ned O’Connell,
shoeing a horse at his forge at Eyeries Cross.
John Michael O'Neill989 viewsWell Known Fisherman and Boatman seen here with the LE Deirdra (P20) in the background
The Castletownbere Rowing Club’s new gig, ‘Nabro’ 814 viewsTommy Fitzpatrick, (bow), Donal Holland (2), Nealius Duncan (3), Pat Murphy (stroke) and Gerdie Harrington, as Cox. 18th May 2007
On Her Bike699 viewsPictured at the Lighthouse Dwellings, Dursey Sound
is Lena Harrington on her motorcycle
Instructing the Band in Twomey's Bar1042 viewsTo the left, Jimmy McGuire, Centre, Paddy (Papa) Lowney, On the right, David Flynn. Date Unknown
Postmasters1049 viewsPat Harrington (Dursey Island Postmaster), Jerry Harrington, and Tony Dudley (Garnish Postmaster) early 1960's
Richard Sullivan Dhu977 views
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