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The Barracks560 viewsWest End, Castletownbere early 1900's
Nov 22, 2010
Terrence McCabe547 viewsSgt. Terrence McCabe
Nov 22, 2010
Sergeant William Ruth R.I.C.546 viewsLate 1800’s early 1900’s. Sgt Ruth lived on the West End, Castletownbere after retiring from the R.I.C.
Nov 22, 2010
Pat Shea's Niece535 viewsTaken outside Castletownbere Barracks. Date unknown
Nov 22, 2010
The First Garda in Allihies Early 1920's1999 viewsNov 22, 2010
Constable Michael Sugrue1702 viewsSeated on right in photograph, Michael Sugrue was one of three brothers who joined the Police. They were natives of Everaugh, Co Kerry. Although most of his service was in Beara, this photograph was taken in Carrick-On-Suir where he also served. On Disbandment of the R.I.C. in 1922 he returned to Castletownbere where he farmed until his death in the early 1970’s
Nov 22, 2010
King Edward VII Commemoration Medal, 1903 (Ireland)4683 viewsThis Medal was awarded to Sergeant William Ruth R.I.C during a Royal visit to Castletown Berehaven on the 1st August 1903 by King Edward and Queen Alexandra.
On the left, Hibernia can be seen looking over Kingstown (Dun Laoghaire) Harbour with the Royal Yacht Victoria & Albert III in the Background.
Nov 22, 2010
Barracks546 viewsThe successful attack on the Allihies R.I.C. barracks 1920
Nov 22, 2010
James Breen528 viewsPicture taken on his Wedding Day in 1896. He married Annie McCarthy, daughter of Felix and Annie McCarthy. He was a native of Sneem. His son Jack owned the Millbrook Hotel while another son Jim was a dentist
Nov 22, 2010
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