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Eddie (Big Eddie) O'Sullivan575 viewsBig Eddie enjoying the pint in MacCathy's Bar. Eddie was Beara's Creamery Lorry driver during the 1940's and 50's
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Sean and Riobard O’Dwyer, Ardgroom586 viewsWell known Beara athletes. Riobard won five All-Ireland Senior Hop, Step and Jump championships from 1952-1956 and two more in 1964 and ‘65. Sean won six All Ireland Hop, Skip and Jump and three All Ireland Long Jump medals.55555
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Mike and Nealie597 viewsMichael Ed O’Sullivan (Clan Chieftain, O’Sullivan Bere) and Cornelius (Nealie Seer) O’Sullivan enjoying a joke during Regatta week, Castletownbere, 2008
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John 'the Yank' Harrington544 viewsBeara and Butte
(3/10/1903 - 2/2/2004)
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Jim MacCarthy424 viewsJim MacCarthy, (The Square) with his giant skate
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John the (Yank) Harrington463 viewsGerard (Gerdie) Harrington, John Patrick Harrington and Connie Murphy. Butte, Montana 2001 55555
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Fr. Brian Harrington with his Sisters17586 viewsFr. Brian, Sr. Patricia, Sr. Kathleen, Sr. Sheila Harrington (all three Sisters of Mercy) Fall River, Mass.
Their Grandmother was Mary Harrington, Kilcatherine, Eyeries.
Their Father was Jeremiah Harrington, Hollyhill, Rossmacowen (emigrated to New Bedford, Massachusetts and married Eileen Cronin)
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East End, Castletownbere. 1903718 views44444
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Wolfe Tone team. Butte, Montana (1907)2843 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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