Category Archives: Beara

The Beara Peninsula is a spectacular peninsula. One of the fingers of land jutting out of the south west corner of Ireland in Munster. It is saved of all the hustle and bustle that can be found in Kerry, simply as it is not possible to drive around in a coach. Here lots of photos and photography of the region.

Eyeries 5 Mile 2015

Eyeries 5 Mile 2015 was held on a beautiful November day in the picturesque village on the Beara Peninsula. A fine turn out of participants. Serious athletes through to those who the taking part is as important as the winning.

The events main sponsors were The Edge of Cork city and Supervalu from Castletownbere.

Watch a short video here

Eyeries 5 Mile 2015

Eyeries 5 Mile 2015

Eyeries 5 Mile 2015





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This site is run by Richie Hodges the film is copyright protected which means that as I made it, I own it, and anybody who copies it and or modifies it is actually doing something quite wrong… But that is just the small print…. Been a month since my last film as I was so upset about what happened to one of my films.

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Fibre Powering a Community

Fibre Powering a Community, Balooz was commissioned by “Beara Tourism” to make a film with the help of some local and enterprising volunteers. The aim was to¬† help the Parish of Allihies hopefully win the Eir competition to be the first small community to get high speed broadband. Unfortunately and despite the film being accepted by the committee involved, the film was later modified very badly with clips used from RTE probably without their permission. Also other bits of video were added without the consent of Balooz or even for that matter the committee. Even to the point of removing the name Balooz from the film and their copyright notices. This was so wrong a new film could be made about the story. Such a disappointment that some body felt they had the right to ignore respect and decency and do what they like with total disregard for the local community and committee members. Not really the way a small community should be treated. The film has been removed from The Eir Website after the competition had finished. The original film is here to be seen.

Watch the Balooz film here

“The moment someone creates an original artistic work, whether it is an article, blog post, music composition, picture, computer program, film, or whatever, the work is immediately regarded as having been copyrighted whether or not the author writes a copyright notice anywhere. The copyright notice is optional. Even if it’s not present, the person who created the work owns the rights to the work.”

Fibre Powering a Community

Fibre Powering a Community


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Make it to the pier on time

Make it to the pier on time for the wedding of Katrina and Denis. The wedding was on the 5th of September and a grand wedding it was too. This is just a few photos and a short video for friends to see. Katrina and Denis will get the full film on their return from honeymoon. I hope they had a great time as they certainly gave us all a day to remember.

Watch a Short video of the wedding here

Make it to the pier on time


make it to the pier on time




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