Stories of Bygone Times and People from the Beara Peninsula


1968 wreck of Beara fishing vessel 'Seaflower' in Kenmare Bay storm A Beara Landmark

An American girl's account of the late Michael Hanley

Battle Lines are drawn in Early Castletownbere Beara survivor's account of a Boston fishing tragedy Beara Women worked in Mills at Fall River
Beara's long connection with the Irish Lighthouses British fleet activities in Berehaven area Castletown Postmaster who was transported for life
Court Clerk gets salary increases in 19th century District Inspector Samuel Waters R.I.C. & Dr. George Armstrong Evictions by new Beara landlord
Extradition was also a problem in 1880's Fall River Boy Famine in West Cork
Fort Berehaven taken over by Irish Army, 1938 Fr. Denis Crowley Ghost Stories
How a French officer escaped capture Hungry Hill Kilcaskan monastic complex was in Ross Diocese
Local Poets Michael Hanley's memories of the 1920's & 1930's on Beara Much change in West Cork after Cromwell's visit
Peadar O'Laoire - Noted Irish language Scholar Schooldays Story of Mercy sisters in Castletown recalled
Tadhg O'Sullivan & Paddy Kelly - Beara Famine Victims The Fairy Shoe of Beara The strange tale of the 'Gracie Blue'
The MacCarthy's of Bearhaven Tourism Guide to Beara in the 1930's Transport to and from Beara a century ago
Vital Berehaven contribution to the National Museum When an English King visited Castletown Women Workers, backbone of the U.S. Cotton Industry


©Gerard  D. Harrington 2010