Two Irish Pubs Hit The Market

By Dave Simpson
Two Irish Pubs Hit The Market

Two Irish pubs have hit the market.

The Millrace

The Millrace pub of Dublin Street, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin, is being sold via Halligan O'Connor Property Consultants for €400,000.

The property's listing on states, "Fantastic opportunity to purchase a well-established licensed premises which is situated on the main street in the heart of the bustling town of Balbriggan.

"The Millrace is a popular spot among locals and has a well-established clientele. It also has the added benefit of a great tourist trade due to its proximity to a number of local amenities including the wonderful sandy beaches of the town itself, and Ardgillan Castle which is just a short distance away.

"This is a thriving business, not only because of its accessibility for its many patrons, but also because it benefits from an excellent rail and bus service making it 'access all areas'.


"In sum, the Millrace provides the new owner with an excellent opportunity to benefit from, and further expand a wonderful business in one of the best locations in north County Dublin.

"Accommodation briefly comprises on the ground floor a spacious bar/lounge which has a feature open fireplace, ladies and gents toilets and ample seating. Outside consists of a partially closed-in beer garden/smoking area, yard and storage space. The first floor comprises a large function room in need of refurbishment suitable for a number of functions and overlooking the town square."


Mathews pub of Main Road, Collon, Co. Louth, is being sold via Lisney Estate Agents with a guide price of €275,000.

The property's listing on states, "Mathews is located within Collon, a village in the south west corner of County Louth. The village is located on the N2 national primary road which runs from Dublin to the border with Northern Ireland at Moy Bridge.

"The village is home to the Cistercian Abbey of New Mellifont and to Collon House, which is the ancestral home of the Foster family.


"Mathews licensed premises which was established in 1896, is located to the South side of Main Road directly opposite Church of Mary Immaculate in the heart of the village. Neighbouring occupiers comprise a mix of local retail and commercial users together with residential occupiers.

"The town has a population of 896 persons per the 2016 Census and is located within 50km of Dublin, 174km of Waterford, 247km of Cork, 175km of Galway and 98km of Belfast.

"Mathews comprises a mid-terraced two storey building of traditional brick and block construction with a smooth rendering finish to external elevations, under a pitched tiled roof.

"Prior to the cessation of trade, the property was utilised as a lock-up seven-day licensed premises incorporating public bar, lounge bar, kitchen and storage space on the ground floor together with a valuable overhead former residence which is currently utilised as storage accommodation. The property also benefits from an enclosed smoking area and beer garden located to the rear ideal for alfresco accommodation. Vehicular and goods delivery access is afforded to the rear of the property via School Lane."

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