Cooley Lodge, Peterswell, Gort, Co. Galway

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Commercial TypeFor Sale
CountyCo. Galway
Tel091 632 688
AddressCooley Lodge, Peterswell, Gort, Co. Galway


Farrell Auctioneers & Estate Agents Ltd. brings to the market “Cooley Lodge” a freehold residential 7 day licensed premises and overhead accommodation. The property is located in the village of Peterswell and covers a large catchment area. Peterswell is ideally located just a short drive to the Loughrea/Gort town and the M18 Motorway linking Shannon, Limerick, Ennis & Galway. The property is currently configured to include a bar, a lounge bar & WC’s together with spacious overhead residential accommodation, including kitchen/dining /living area, 3 bedrooms, shower room, bathroom and storage room. The property is in very good decorative order throughout and the bar has prior to its closing had a steady trade and offers huge potential to the given the location and space. For further details contact Farrell Auctioneers, Valuers & Estate Agents LTD.

The Cooley Lodge, Peterswell is located just five miles from Gort and nine miles from Loughrea. Just nestled in the village of Peterswell Co. Galway. The pub has a long history in the community and is one of the oldest establishments in the country. It is famous for its association with Irish Music and the Late Joe Cooley and his brothers Seamus and Jack who also lived locally and performed in the Cooley Lodge many times, with Joe Cooley recording there in the 1960’s. Peterswell is also associated with WB Yeats who spent many summers in the nearby Thoor Ballylee and its believed John Wayne frequented there in 1952 while making the quiet man locally. The premises is in good condition over all with well decorated bar and lounge area, accommodation areas that have been recently refurbished and in good condition. The Dance Hall to the rear of the building is in need of refurbishment and modernisation. The premise is located close to Peterswell church and the Cooley Hall is also the base for the famous and Gavin School of Dance. The premises would be an ideal venue for a restaurant/ pub with residential accommodation. History also includes the king of Irish country music Big Tom performed there in the 1980’s.
The premises is ideally located at the foot of Slieve Aughty mountains, a scenic spot of Ireland which has been undiscovered which possess as much beauty and scenery as Connemara or even the scenic views in Kerry. On . the summit of the mountain , one can enjoy the panoramic views of the Lakes of Lough Graney, Co. Clare, Lough Cutra Co. Galway, Burren Mountains, Galway Bay ,Galway County, Connemara Hills and as far as the mountains of Mayo.
To visit at night time one can see the lights of Galway city and all of the Galway and Clare towns and villages, it is a spectacular site. The pub is located in the GAA Club of St. Thomas’ and has hosted many celebratory functions and their much success in recent years. Galway captain David Burke & player Conor Cooney hail from this famous club of hurling.

April 7, 2021 2:17 am

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