Irish pub frequented by Bono and The Edge from U2 up for sale

Irish pub frequented by Bono and The Edge from U2 up for sale

AN IRISH pub frequented by U2 duo Bono and The Edge among other Irish celebrities has up for sale.

Gibbons Bar in Neale, Co Mayo has been serving pints for almost 200 years and counts some pretty big names among its regular clientele.

Alongside Bono and The Edge, the pub has also welcomed several members of Westlife as well as the cast of Coronation Street through its doors.

Princess Anne’s former husband Mark Phillips and the ex-American Ambassador Richard Egan were also known to enjoy a drink or two back in the day.

It's all part of a rich history that has made Gibbons Bar such an enduring fixture in the local area.

The pub has just gone on the market and could be the perfect investment for someone looking to establish a foothold in Ireland.

The bar is situated inside a traditional Irish cottage in the process of being re-thatched and comprises of a two-storey adjoining building with living quarters based on the top floor.

These living quarters include two bedrooms with en suite facilities, a kitchen, a living room and bathroom. The pub itself comprises of a lounge area and restaurant with enough space of up to 40 guests along with toilets, storage rooms, a smoking area and, of course, the bar itself.


The property also includes a 50-car car park at the rear and, according to The Western People, the pub comes with a seven-day license.

Located close to local attractions like Ashford Castle and Ballinrobe racecourse and just 25 miles from Galway City and Castlebar, the premises is ready to trade immediately and is being sold fully furnished and equipped.

The perfect purchase for anyone who has ever dreamed of owning a pub in the idyllic Irish countryside, this could be the dream purchase for one lucky buyer – but it won’t come cheap.

Gibbons Bar has gone one the market for a cool €250,000.

Best start saving now.