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Glebe Graveyard, also known as Killaconenagh or Cill Achadh an Eanaigh

Travelling west, about a kilometre outside of Castletownbere, there is a small road on the right (across from the football pitch) with a sign that reads,” Cill Achadh an Eanaigh, Glebe Graveyard.” This by way meanders a couple of hundred years … Continue reading

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Happy Easter to All!

  Hope this beautiful weekend finds you all happy and healthy. It’s been a busy couple of months as I am re-vamping my blogs and website. The Ring of Beara Blog will continue on a less sporadic schedule; I’ll be traveling … Continue reading

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September Brings Fairy Winds

The fields this morning captured the sunlight with waving silver and golden tips. I opened the bedroom window and took a picture trying to capture the interplay of light and hill, reed and sky, yearning to show you what the … Continue reading

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St.Finnian’s Well, Castletownbere, County Cork Ireland

A few evenings ago we were hunting for a holy well and finally discovered it at the end of an old farm track, at the top of a grassy knoll. The area surrounding the well is an ancient ritual site … Continue reading

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Massmount Church Ruins, Adrigole, County Cork

The sign to Massmount Church in the parish of Adrigole directed us to a site three kilometres away. I’d read in Daniel M. O’Brien’s book, Beara: A Journey Through History, the church was built after the penal times . I … Continue reading

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Aghakista Bridge,Castletownbere, County Cork, Ireland

Within walking distance of Castletownbere is this little bridge. Once an active roadway it now leads to quiet forest with a gentle stream trickling nearby. The bluish photograph above, was posted on a sign erected by the Beara Historical Society … Continue reading

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Castletownbere, County Cork, Ireland

Welcome to the lovely town of Castletownbere (Baile Chaisleáin Bhéarra), a friendly fishing port with everything one needs for a comfortable visit. The landscape surrounding the town is beautiful and rugged, providing plenty of places for walking and exploring. Friendly … Continue reading

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