Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Bruach Na Mara

 The 9th stop on the heritage trail.

The much altered Philadelphia town house is the headquarters of Killybegs Fishermen’s
Organisation (KFO], one of the most powerful grouping of fishermen in the country.  The building was once the retirement home of bishop John Bernard MacGinley of Killybegs.
He was a son of Thomas Colin MacGinley, schoolteacher and author, whose wife’s family, the Sinnotts, had erected Bruach Na Mara in the early 1900’s.

Courtesy of the Maritime & Heritage Centre Brochure

The entrance from St. Catherine's Road


 View of back from St. Catherine's Road

The view from shore road

7 comments:

  1. Nice house, and I like the stories behind your pictures. Greets from Bergen

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  2. it's a beautiful place, i like the fish in the garden!

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  3. Love the blue door. And the two fish!

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  4. It is nice! I like the windows, especially the arches over them.

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  5. I already loved the architecture Bill but when I scrolled down and saw the fish design in the garden..brilliant!

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