Five Irish Pub Properties Hit The Market

By Dave Simpson
Five Irish Pub Properties Hit The Market

Five Irish pub properties have hit the market.

Co. Cork Pub Property

A former public house in Coolagown, Fermoy, Co. Cork, P61 A367, is being sold via digital property marketplace BidX1 with a guide price of €55,000.

The property's listing on states, "Property Summary

  • "A former public house.
  • "Comprising a single storey former public house together with residential accommodation to the rear.
  • "Extending to approximately 177 sq. m (1,905 sq. ft).
  • "Vacant possession.

"Property description

"The property is arranged over ground floor only to provide a detached former public house. Internally the property comprises an open plan bar and lounge area together with two bedroom residence to the rear. The property is situated at the main junction of Coolagown village from the N72 to the north.


"Total floor area extending to approximately 177 sq. m (1,905 sq. ft).

"BER Information:

"BER – D2

"BER Number -800806218

"EPI - 1004.64 kWh/m²/yr 1.8


"All intending purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of the measurements provided.


"Please refer to Legal Documents."

The Central Bar

The Central Bar of Main Street, Cappoquin, Waterford, P51 V202, is being sold via Brian Gleeson Property with a guide price of €250,000.

The property's listing on states, "Brian Gleeson Property is delighted to present to the market The Central Bar, Cappoquin, County Waterford. Located on the main street, this traditional pub provides a hub for the locals and visitors to the area. This historic premises is part of the fabric of beautiful Cappoquin. The large bar/lounge (595.9 m² / 6414 ft²) has a full seven day licence and offers endless potential to become a Gastro bar such is the popularity of Cappoquin as a tourist/stroke leisure town with the River Blackwater and the majestic Cappoquin Rowing Club just 5 minutes walk away. The current owners have worked this bar for over 33 Years and are now retiring.


"The pub consists of bar, catering kitchen, two lounges, courtyard, function room, outdoor smoking area, cold room, and storage. Upstairs, the property benefits from a residential dwelling which consists of dining room, living room, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and WC."

"Guide Price

"Pubs & Restaurants For Sale

"595.9 m²

"BER Rating


The Central Bar, Main Street, Cappoquin, Waterford,
P51 V202."

The Half Barrell

The Half Barrell of 131 Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry, is being sold via Stuart & Company Auctioneers & Valuers for €200,000.

The property's listing on states, "Property Description

"The Half Barrel Bar (formerly Thos Kelliher Bar) is a substantial Residential Licensed premises commanding a prime location on Main Street in Castleisland town. This Lounge Bar, with a 7 Day License, has been leased over the years and has traded successfully. The tenancy has now ended and the property is offered for sale in its entirety.

"It has extensive accommodation areas both on the commercial and residential aspect of the property. There is a range of out offices/sheds etc. at the rear currently utilised for storage. The residential area set out on the first and second floors would require some modernisation and refurbishment to bring it to a modern living standards.

"The property stands on an large site which extends at the rear to the inner relief road which fronts onto Castleisland Co Operative Livestock Mart Limited. There is a right of way access through the archway of the neighbouring property together with pedestrian access to the inner relief road. This property enjoys the benefits of all mains services. It is located a short distance from Castleisland RFC, An Ré­ocht Athletic Club, Aras Carnegie, Castleisland Town Park and the River Walk.

"This property would prove ideal either for an Owner Occupier or Investor alike.

"Viewing strictly by appointment with the Sole Selling Agents."

"BER Details

"BER No. 800802498

"Energy Performance Indicator: 821.49 kWh/m2/yr."

Rocketts Of The Metalman

Rocketts of the Metalman, Westtown, Tramore, Waterford, X91 EW22, is being sold via Property Partners Barry Herterich for €295,000.

The property's listing on states, "Description

"'Rocketts of the Metalman', once a pub famed for its traditional fayre of Crubeens, Colcannon and Bacon & Cabbage and frequented in its day by the Fureys, Tommy Mackem and the Clancy Brothers, now offers a superb opportunity to redevelop this iconic pub into a residential or mixed use property. Situated on c.1.5 acres in Westown, at the start of the Copper Coast Road and only 2km from Newtown Cove & Tramore Golf Club, and 1km to Garrarus beach, 'Rocketts' provides a unique residential/commercial opportunity.

"The property consists of the former Rocketts Bar & Restaurant plus a residential dwelling house at the rear of the premises. The site measures c.1.5 acres is connected to mains water and has an effluent treatment system on site.

"The property is being sold with the benefit of a Vodafone mast which has been in existence for 16 years generating a rental income. The renewal of any agreement will be to the benefit of the purchaser.

"BER Details

"BER: F."

The Bluestack Bar & Lounge

The Bluestack Bar & Lounge of Bridge Street, Donegal Town, F94 YCY3, is being sold via DMcL Estates.

The property's listing on states, "Key Information

Address The Bluestack Bar & Lounge, Bridge Street Donegal Town, F94 YCY3
Price POA
Style Licensed Premises
Status For sale
PSRA License No. 001824

"Additional Information

"DMcL Estates are delighted to bring to the market this mixed-use commercial / residential building. The famous 'Bluestack Bar & Lounge' is fully operational & has been a successful running business since 1978. A full clean 7-day Publican’s Licence attaches. Situated on a busy thoroughfare, in a prime location just off The Diamond in the thriving town of Donegal Town, the building comprises a three-storey terraced building, with ground floor bar / lounge and upper floor residential accommodation to include 7 no. bedrooms. Viewing is highly recommended and strictly with the sole selling agents, DMcL Estates.


"Ground Floor
"Entrance Hall  1.07 x 0.97

"Terazzo tiled floor

"Front Lounge 8.19 x 2.27

"Terazzo tiled floor

"Bar Service Area 5.76 x 1.42

"Terazzo tiled floor, fitted bar counter, fitted shelves

"Back Lounge 13.40 x 4.55

"Wood-effect tiles, corner bar area, fitted bench seating

"Ladies Toilets 2.43 x 1.85

"Tiled floor, wc & wash hand basin

"Gents Toilets 2.57 x 2.31

"Tiled floor, urinals, wc & wash hand basin

"First Floor
"Bathroom 2.89 x 0.78

"Carpet floor, fully tiled walls, bath, wc & wash hand basin in green suite, electric Triton T90i shower

"Toilet 1.99 x 1.15

"Carpet floor, wc & wash hand basin in green suite

"Bedroom 1 4.50 x 3.87

"Carpet floor

"Sitting Room 4.73 x 3.68

"Carpet floor, velux window, fireplace with electric fire inset

"Kitchen 4.73 x 2.41

"Carpet floor, plumbed for washing machine & dryer, stainless steel sink unit, electric hob & oven

"Toilet 2.01 x 0.92

"Carpet floor, toilet & wash hand basin, velux window

"Bedroom 2 2.86 x 0.70

"Carpet floor

"Bedroom 3 2.98 x 2.31

"Carpet floor

"Bedroom 4 3.02 x 2.34

"Carpet floor

"Second Floor
"Bedroom 5 3.79 x 2.84
"Carpet floor

"Bedroom 6 4.53 x 2.39
"Carpet floor

"Bedroom 7 4.50 x 2.42
"Carpet floor

"2 no. outhouses

"Special Features

  • "Fully operational bar & lounge
  • "7-day Publican’s Licence attaching
  • "Successful running business since 1978
  • "Charming, traditional bar
  • "Spacious lounge area
  • "Ladies & Gents toilets refurbished in recent years
  • "Plentiful storage areas – Attic & Cellar storage
  • "2 no. outhouses to rear
  • "Stepped access to the River Eske at rear yard
  • "Upper floor living accommodation
  • "7 no. bedrooms
  • "Prime location - just off The Diamond
  • "Thriving town - all year round
  • "Exceptionally busy tourist season
  • "Located adjacent to the historic Donegal Castle
  • "Adjacent to the town centres main supermarket & post office
  • "Potential for a guesthouse business / AirB&B
  • "Oil fired central heating


"From 'The Diamond' in Donegal Town, head towards 'Bridge Street', the building is the 3rd building after the corner, next door to the 'Post Office'. Alternatively, you can enter the Eircode F94 YCY3 into your GPS locator.

"CONDITIONS TO BE NOTED: All measurements & information are approximate only and interested parties should satisfy themselves to any information contained herein."

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