Paddy Joe’s barber shop for sale

Paddy Joe Burke, the famous Roscommon town barber, recently put his landmark premises at Church Street up for sale – and has indicated that he is preparing for retirement after 52 years in business.

The popular Roscommon GAA ‘superfan’ opened his barber shop in 1972. The premises is a renowned meeting point where great conversation and camaraderie are guaranteed. It is also notable for its GAA/sporting memorabilia.

Now an era is nearing an end with Paddy Joe confirming that he will hang up his scissors once the building is sold.

The premises is on the market for an asking price of €130,000 with auctioneers Re-Max Team Earley in Roscommon town.

Steeped in history, this versatile property has operated as a beloved barber shop since 1935, with the renowned Paddy Joe at the helm for the past 52 years.

As a cherished landmark in the community, this property has served as a barber shop for nearly nine decades. The layout includes 2/3 bedrooms, providing ample room to continue the barbering tradition or to convert back into a residential dwelling, subject to planning permission.

Whether you’re looking to carry on the legacy of Paddy Joe Burke or seeking a unique residential space, this property offers endless possibilities. It retains many original features, providing a nostalgic charm that new owners can either preserve or modernise to their taste.

This mid-terrace property in Roscommon town is a rare find, blending historical charm with modern potential. (See for more).