17 February, 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


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

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

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

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

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