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Baltimore, Co. Cork

That Baltimore, County Cork is a small fishing and sailing port located about 7 miles southwest of Skibbereen. ‘Baile na Tighe Mor is the Irish language translation of Baltimore and means ‘townland of the big house’. It is the namesake of Baltimore, MD and the family seat of Lord Calvert was located in the barony. It has a distinctive white beacon located near the harbor entrance that serves as a reference point for watercraft entering the harbor.

 

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