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M.L.381. Berehaven 1918478 viewsThese Motor Launch Patrol vessels, built in the Elco yard, Bayonne, New Jersey were stationed in Berehaven from 1916-1919. Their duties included anti-submarine work, hydrophone monitoring, inshore minesweeping, scouting and smokescreen-laying. Other Motor Launches known to be stationed at Berehaven were the M.L.181, 183, 251 and 378
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British Fleet at Berehaven. Late 1800's603 views55555
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Eddie (Big Eddie) O'Sullivan530 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, Ardgroom537 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 Nealie544 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' Harrington499 viewsBeara and Butte
(3/10/1903 - 2/2/2004)
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Jim MacCarthy381 viewsJim MacCarthy, (The Square) with his giant skate
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John the (Yank) Harrington418 viewsGerard (Gerdie) Harrington, John Patrick Harrington and Connie Murphy. Butte, Montana 2001 55555
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Fr. Brian Harrington with his Sisters17536 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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