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English: Castletownbere is a town in County Cork, Province of Munster, Ireland. It is located on the southwest coast of Ireland, in West Cork, on Berehaven harbour near the entrance to Bantry Bay. It is also known as Castletown Berehaven. The name of the town comes from the no longer extant MacCarty Castle and not Dunboy Castle, which was home to the Puxley family. The Puxley Castle was burnt by the IRA in 1920. The conflict between the Gaelic former ruling family and newly enriched interlopers formed the basis for Daphne du Maurier's novel "Hungry Hill" named for the mountain of the same name which is the highest peak in the Caha range.
Français : Castletownbere (en irlandais Baile Chaisleáin Bhéarra) est une ville de l'ouest du comté de Cork, en Irlande.
Gaeilge: Baile in Éirinn is ea Baile Chaisleáin Bhéarra. Tá an baile suite i gContae Chorcaí.
Svenska: Castletownbere ( iriska: Baile Chaisleáin Bhéarra) är ett samhälle i grevskapet CorkIrland. Castletownbere ligger beläget på sydvästkusten av Irland i West Cork vid Berehavenhamnen. Orten är även känd som Castletown Berehaven (lokalt endast Castletown eller CTB). Namnet på samhället kommer från Dunboy Castle som var hemmet för O'Sullivan-Berefamiljen.


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