DescriptionPrime location! Thriving business! Strong loyal client base! Owners retiring.
Cahir town is a thriving tourist hub with the castle at its centre and is considered the crossroads of Munster with roads leading to Cork, Dublin, Waterford and Limerick all converging in this location. It is also a bus hub and this is located close to shop premises.
Quirke's jewellers is a much loved and established business in the busy town of Cahir. The client base has been developed over the last 50 years and has grown despite changes in the market, recessions and local competition. The owners have developed multiple strands to the business which has sustained them over the years. The retail end of the business is active in recognising new and emerging brands and seeking to build relationships with these brands and from there securing and broadening the customer base.
Exclusive agency for top brands in area.
The repairs end of the business covers all aspects of the jewellery business and provides a constant flow of customers through the shop.
The trophy/engraving section of the business is now a very established sector with the current owners having developed relationships with all sports including Rugby, GAA, Soccer and all elements of the equestrian industry. Both local, county and provincial teams are catered for together with all levels of the equestrian sport.
An emerging section of the business is the tourism/heritage one with select pieces designed to reflect the backdrop of the heritage town where it is based. This aspect of the business is strongly supported by the level of tourism now passing through Cahir which is a heritage town. The location of the business, close to Cahir castle and the Swiss cottage, with bus stops outside the door and the town car park directly across the road means all tourists have the opportunity to visit and explore all this shop has to offer. The business currently operates normal business hours however rooms for expansion exists with evening and Sunday opening hours available to reflect increasing town footfall.
The business currently opens normal retail hours with room for expansion with evening and Sunday opening hours to reflect the increasing footfall through the town.
To offer the potential buyer the best opportunity the current operator has offered to remain on in a consultancy/helper basis to assist the new owner in establishing his/her relationship with the existing customer base in all areas of the business.
Included in the sale are the many pieces of equipment used within the jewellery business.
On hand stock can also be purchased if so desired.
AccommodationRetail Area 5m x 11.39m. Main Retail area with display cabinets on all walls for maximum customer visibility - cabinets are secure, front window to street with anti-bandit glass, internal cctv
Workshop/Store 2.51m x 6.6m. work benches with selection of jewellery specific machinery, roof of this part of building has reinforced concrete with security bars on all windows
Walk in Strong Room 1.56m x 2.2m. fully secure reinforced strong room with stand alone internal safe secured to floor
WC 1.56m x 2.2m. wc, whb
First floor living room 5.01m x 3.75m. large sitting room with original restored cast iron fireplace, this room is currently laid out as a display room for trophies
Kitchen 2.61m x 2.46m. currently in use as store
Bed 1 3.01m x 3.77m.
Bed 3 19.m x 3.77m.
Store 2.51m x 2.44m.
Features Heritage Town centre.
Located in the tourist hub of Cahir, beside the Castle, Swiss Cottage walking route.
Large tourist footfall with visiblity from Castle.
Core Sport trophy business established with all major and minor sports in Munster.
Exclusive agency for large retail brands i.e. Waterford, Tipperary, Heritage, Galway Crystal & Giftware, Newbridge Silverware & Giftware
Period landmark ’William Tinsley’ house circa 1870 reroofed in last 20 years.
Full alarm systemw with remote signaling.
Feature clock to building facade.
Holder of Exclusive medal dyes for various schools, GAA Clubs, Soccer, Rugby & Athletics Clubs including County Tipperary exclusive sterling silver medals.
Equipment, Display cabinets, Machinery including 2 computerised engraving machines
BER DetailsBER: Exempt
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Cashel on 062 63743