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The old Pier at Bantry720 viewsThe Bantry Bay Steamship Company commenced a thrice-weekly service between Bantry and Castletown Berehaven in 1883 with the 'SS Countess of Bantry’.
This vessel was followed by the 'Princess Beara' in 1901. Other vessels operated by Bantry Bay Steamship Co. were the 'SS Lady Elise' and the 'Lady Betty Balfour,' which operated a passenger service between Bantry and Glengarriff. Passenger sailings on the Bantry Bay route ceased in the 1940’s.
Nov 22, 2010
Tourist Car796 viewsOutside the Eccles Hotel, Glengarriff
Nov 22, 2010
THe Road to Glenbeg666 viewsNov 22, 2010
Separator Lorry2347 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
Nov 22, 2010
Steam Roller736 viewsTarring the road, Eyeries Village
Nov 22, 2010
Landing Coral Sand826 viewsThe Hanley's of Ahabeg unloading Coraline Sand at Castletownbere
Nov 22, 2010
The Old Pier628 viewsThe Princess Beara moored at Old Wooden Pier Castletownbere
Nov 22, 2010
Princess Beara720 viewsThe S.S Princess Beara
Nov 22, 2010
The Pier560 viewsThe S.S Princess Beara coming alongside the Pier at Castletownbere
Nov 22, 2010
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