Bere Island Internment Camp Plaque and Flag Raising. On Friday the 27th of August 2021, one hundred years after the Internment Camp was on Bere Island there was a Plaque unveiled in memory of the camp and the tricolour was raised by the Army who came down form Collins Barracks in Cork City.
Watch a Short film here below
Bere Island Internment Camp Plaque and Flag Raising
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.
Allihies Mines Collapse part two, as it already happened not much further away just a few years back. The floors part of Allihies has many old shafts and with all the rain that we have had erosion has brought about another collapse. This time it has taken a bit of the road away with it. The road in question is closed and maybe for quite some time….
Allihies Mines Collapse part two, short video below
And some images
The last image shows the new hole on the bottom left, the previous hole top right and an older one top middle right. Should be possible looking at old maps to survey the area easily enough.
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