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The old Pier at Bantry480 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
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Tourist Car359 viewsOutside the Eccles Hotel, Glengarriff
Nov 22, 2010
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THe Road to Glenbeg302 viewsNov 22, 2010
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Separator Lorry598 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
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Steam Roller337 viewsTarring the road, Eyeries Village
Nov 22, 2010
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Landing Coral Sand326 viewsThe Hanley's of Ahabeg unloading Coraline Sand at Castletownbere
Nov 22, 2010
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The Old Pier314 viewsThe Princess Beara moored at Old Wooden Pier Castletownbere
Nov 22, 2010
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Princess Beara343 viewsThe S.S Princess Beara
Nov 22, 2010
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The Pier309 viewsThe S.S Princess Beara coming alongside the Pier at Castletownbere
Nov 22, 2010
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