Times Past

Willie Brian Connor’s

Willie Brian Connor’s

A photo of the Gate Lodge in Glengarriff from approx 100 years ago, known to the locals as Willie Brian Connor’s, has surfaced in the last few weeks. It is interesting to compare the two photos. The area around the Gate Lodge at the entrance to the Glengarriff Nature Reserve…

It came from the sea!

It came from the sea!

These photos have just surfaced of an amphibious vehicle landing on the pier in Garinish Island around 1970, these are amazing! The lengths some people will go to get to one of the most beautiful islands around. We will share more info here when we have it.

The Capuchin Archives

The Capuchin Archives

A collection of images of people and places from around Glengarriff in the 1940s. Glengarriff is located on the Beara Peninsula in County Cork. Well known as a tourist destination, the area is famed for its mountain and costal scenery. The prints form part of a bound volume containing a collection…

Theo Goyvaerts

Theo Goyvaerts

Theo Goyvaerts came to Glengarriff from Belgium in the mid 60s with his large family. He was truly an all round man – craftsman, baker, leather worker, artist, woodworker and also a very accomplished musician. He sadly died at a young age. RIP.