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Wolfe Tone team. Butte, Montana (1907)2860 viewsThese Gaelic Athletic Association members were: Front row on the grass, left to right, Mike O’Sullivan and John C. Murphy. Second row: John J. Sheehan, Pat O’ Sullivan, J.J. Lynch, captain, Pat Crowley, John (Pigeon) O’Shea, Mike Harrington. Third row: Mike Leahy, Torn Connell, Denis Holland, Denis Murphy, Tim Sheehan. Back row: James O’Sullivan, John O’Sullivan, Con O’Sullivan, Jer Sheehan, Con O’Sullivan (not to be confused with other Con O’Sullivan).
Every man was born in Beara and several went back there to live. J.J. Lynch (Ballycrovane) was later a district judge. The last game they played was in 1912.
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The Granuaile 1970-20002817 viewsIrish lights vessel 'Granuaile' moored in Castletownbere harbour. She sevved the south west coast lighthouses between 1970 and 2000
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Vocational School, Castletownbere 19622736 viewsBack Row: Teacher ? Ann Power, Maura Crowley, Joen Power, Mary Harrington, Elizabeth O’Sullivan.
Middle Row: Teacher ?, Eileen Sheehan, Maureen O’Sullivan, Peggy Conner, Margaret O’Sullivan, Helen O”Sullivan, (Music Teacher)
Front Row: ?, May McCarthy, Gretta Lynch, Maureen O’Sullivan, Margaret O’Sullivan, Esther Twomey
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Beara G.A.A2702 viewsBeara team 1960’s. Front row: Dickie Kelly, Gerard B. O’Sullivan, Deccie Wiseman, Kevin Jer O’Sullivan, Pierse Lyne, Bernie O’Neill, Cormac O’Sullivan, Mike Regan, Finbarr Harrington.
Back row: Sean Downey, John Downey, Connie Murphy,
Patrick Shea, Sean O’Sullivan, Joe O’Sullivan, Jimmy Downing, Eddie Jer O’Sullivan, John L. O’Sullivan, Paddy Eddie O’Sullivan.
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Bantry Train2670 viewsBantry Railway Station 1940's
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Allihies Mines2585 viewsDrawing of Allihies Copper Mines made in the mid 1800’s
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Trawlers at the Old Pier2558 viewsTrawlers tied at the Old Pier Castletownbere
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Cattle Boat2277 viewsLoading Cattle at at the old Pier Castletownbere during W.W.1 The man with the stick may be Mike Sullivan (Sherrig) of Bere Island
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Sheehan Brothers. Canagullen, Tuosist2277 viewsFrom left to right, Mike Sheehan, Daniel Sheehan, Tim Sheehan and Jerry Sheehan. Jerry Sheehan was a member of the 1932 Kerry, All Ireland Chanpionship Football Team.
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