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The Piscatorial School, Claddagh, Galway City
€135,000 / year EXEMPT

Office 5200 ft² / 483.1 m² To Let

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O Donnellan & Joyce Auctioneers are delighted to offer a unique and prestigious opportunity to acquire for letting a magnificent superbly located and highly prominent City Centre office development.

Housed in a landmark historical building, which is being sensitively restored, extended and upgraded to its former glory in one of the best waterfront positions in the historical city environs. The property will be designed and constructed to the highest of current standards and specifications to meet the demands of the modern office environment.

Multiple options for fit-out and spatial configuration to support the provision of up to circa 5200 sq.ft of office accommodation over 3 floors, with arguably the best work place views in the City. The Piscatorial School - exceeding workplace expectations is wonderfully situated in the heart of the West's Waterfront Capital City.

Completed to the highest standard, the accommodation will comprise of circa 5200 sq. ft of office accommodation presented over 3 floors. Each floor will be laid out in an open plan design, providing panoramic views over the long walk and Spanish Arch with unobstructed views over Galway Bay and Clare Islands. Outside the grounds will be comprised of landscaped gardens with paved areas to either side and to the front.

This historical property is located on the site of the former "Claddagh National Piscatorial School" which was founded by the Dominican order in 1846 at the height of the Great famine to educate the children of the Claddagh; generations of boys were taught how to make nets while girls were shown how to sew and spin as well as learning how to read and write. In recent years it housed the social welfare offices and subsequently Youthreach.

The property is a substantial detached three story building that occupies a high profile position on the east side of the Eglinton Canal Basin fronting Claddagh Quay and Priory Road approximately 500m south west of Galway City Centre. The property adjoins the Dominican Church and Priory and the Galway Fire Station.

The property is of rendered masonry construction under a pitched slate roof and incorporating a solid ground floor with suspended timber upper floors. Windows are traditional timber-framed sash frame, with more modern windows in the rear elevation.

This is a prime waterfront location in Galway City Centre, less than 5 minutes walk from Shop Street, Eyre Square and is close to all services and amenities including University College Hospital, Galway and National University of Ireland, Galway.

Galway city, is the third largest city in Ireland and the capital of Connaught. The city of Galway has also been proudly named the European Capital of Culture for 2020. The city is well serviced by the national roads network and Shannon International Airport is approximately 90km South west of the city. Viewing of this property is highly recommended and guaranteed not to disappoint.


Unique and prestigious opportunity
Superbly located city centre building
Substantial detached property c. 5200 sq. ft.
Stunning waterfront position overlooking the Long Walk & Spanish Arch
Sensitive restoration, extension and upgrading to its former glory
Comprising of modern office accommodation to the highest of standards
An open plan design over three floors to meet the demands of the modern office environment
Landmark historical building on the site of the former "Claddagh National Piscatorial School"

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NOTE: These particulars are not to be considered a formal offer. They are for information only and give a general idea of the property. They are not to be taken as forming any part of a resulting contract, nor to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. Whilst every care is taken in their preparation, neither O'Donnellan & Joyce Auctioneers nor the vendor accept any liability as to their accuracy. Intending purchasers must satisfy themselves by personal inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of these particulars. No person in the employment of O'Donnellan & Joyce Auctioneers has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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