Thursday, May 24, 2018

the old coastguard station

in Killybegs.  This is where we are going to move in the next few weeks.  I will be offline for a bit so I will see you all when we get connected again. 
About the station:  it was built in 1875 and has five individual cottages plus the tower.  It's a lovely place and in front is a garden for flowers and other plants and trees.  We are only renting one of the cottages.  Our friend lives in the tower and he and his wife did some intensive work and as a result got the building listed as a historical building.

a look back at the station c1900

Photo courtesy of James Byrne photo gallery