The main town on the Beara Peninsula. Castletownbere is a great town to use for visiting the Beara. It is Ireland’s biggest white fishing port and the second biggest fishing port in Ireland. Here lots of photos and photography of the region.
Who was Johnnie Wheels Book Launch was held at The Beara Coast Hotel in Castletownbere. Victor Sullivan the author had a very successful evening with many copies of the book sold. It is a very interesting book about a man growing up handicapped in the mid 19th century. Well worth buying, all the proceeds from the book will go to the Irish Wheelchair Association.
Watch a short film of the book launch here below 3 Minutes
Who was Johnnie Wheels? Book Launch was held in the Beara Coast Hotel in Castletownbere. A big attendance and many books were sold. This book is an excellent read and a perfect Christmas present. It will be available in a few local shops at 15€ and all profits go to the Irish Wheelchair Association.
Cork Road Cycling Championships 2019 were held in Fermoy and organised by the Fermoy Cycling Club, sponsored by MIG.ie . The A1 A2 A3 and Junior riders set off for six laps of a short fast circuit with one drag of a hill. Grace Young Strata 3 Velo Revolution won the ladies title, Sean Barrett Kanturk O’Leary Stone won the Junior title and Neil Hodges Killarney CC won the Senior title.
Cronin’s Hideaway closes after 34 years of brilliant service to the people of Castletownbere and the Beara Peninsula. A big well done to Anne Marie and Sean for doing such a great job. They will be missed, however they will still continue to do local festivals and events with their mobile catering system.
Watch a short Video of Cronin’s Hideaway here
Cronin’s Hideaway closes
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