00353 87 683 1587 paul@gleesonskilrush.ie

Providing Unique accommodation since 1811

The Merchant’s House and Store provides two unique heritage holiday homes in the heart of Kilrush town, Co. Clare on The Wild Atlantic Way. The property has a rich history and has been lovingly restored conserving the past while discreetly installing 21st century comforts.

The Merchant’s House

Located on the first and second floor of our house is the original residence of a 19th century shopkeeper. It is as if they have stepped out and invited you to stay! Check out the Merchant’s House.

The Merchant’s Store

A stay at The Merchant’s Store, on the ground floor, is like no other. The Store is Ireland’s only Victorian Bar/Pub that has been converted into a truly unique heritage holiday home. Check out the Merchant’s Store.

The History of the Merchant’s House & Store

See what there is to do in Kilrush & West Clare

Why not say ‘hello’?

What people are saying about us

What a treat to stay in such a lovingly restored house! A wonderful base to explore The Wild Atlantic Way and a welcoming place to come home to at the end of each day.

The Merchant's House Comment Book

It was lovely to stay in a house that took you back in time whilst still offering all the mod cons. It was great to look out onto The Market Square and hear the town gently waking up. My teenage children took a morning run to Cappagh and called into the shops on their way back always to be greeted warmly by the shopkeepers.

Trip Advisor

The bedrooms are furnished with mahogany beds and chests of draws, and gilt-framed prints of far away places.

The Irish Times

I absolutely adored my time here, and daydream often of Kilrush and The Merchant’s House.

Trip Advisor

Thanks to Paul for creating this wonderful hideaway and for making us feel so welcome.

The Merchant's House Comment Book

Pin It on Pinterest