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Beara Historical Society

In this our first publication the author explores the rich archaeological heritage in the unspoilt landscape of the old barony of Beara in West Cork, describing stone circles, ring forts, burial sites, standing stones, ogham inscriptions, ancient churches, monastic settlements, holy wells, old bridges and roads. The journey from Glengarriff to Glashananinnaun stream evokes memories of many aspects of Beara’s past, including the invasions, naval engagements and voyages in the maritime history Read more [...]