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"Slieve Luchra", Lansdowne, Philadelphia

A mansion on grounds, on Shadeland Ave (see map), Lansdowne, Delaware County, W side of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

"Slieve Luchra" was home of The O'Rahilly 1905-09.
He named it "Slieve Luchra" after the ancient O'Rahilly homeland.
Niall O'Rahilly was born here in Jan 1907.
[P102/95] shows "Slieve Luchra" for sale in Jan 1909. It has 8 bedrooms, grounds of 7 acres.

Cannot identify the site on old maps. It may have been re-named after O'Rahilly left.
Manchán Magan made contact with a local Philadelphia estate agent who said the house was demolished.

"Slieve Luchra", Philadelphia, 1905-09. See full size.

"Slieve Luchra", Philadelphia, 1905-09. See full size.

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