Friday Finds: Killeagh House Accomodation for Guests

Back in the 1960s Peg Ahern ran a guesthouse here. This was the sign outside.


Technically, Killeagh House is the derelict structure across the road. We have a copy of the deed from 1921and it refers to Killeagh House. We think both properties were initially of the same estate, and that’s where the confusion comes from. Also, after 1921, Barrack House might not have been a popular name just after the Anglo-Irish War.

We’ve been using Killeagh House as our address, but are considering giving a nod to the buildings unique history and calling it Barrack House once again. What do you think?