Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The former Shanachie building is back on the market for $1.1 million.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
According to MontcoREsource, the former Shanachie building is back on the market for $1.1 million, validating the rumors that Doc Magrogan’s was pulling out of the deal to open an oyster bar in Ambler are true. The owner's of Ambler's Shanachie announced it would be closing at the end of March, after a month-long St. Patrick's Day party. Owner Gerry Timlin told Patch that personal issues had pushed him to make the decision to sell the restaurant. The building, which is listed as 6,000 sq. ft. on a 1,560 sq. ft. lot, holds 30 at the bar, and has up to 150 seating capacity in the dining room, a “state-of-the-art” kitchen and the building was built in 1935.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Gerry Timlin and Ed Egan announced March 1 that Shanachie Irish Pub and Restaurant in Ambler will close March 31.
Gerry Timlin and Ed Egan, owners of the Shanachie Irish Pub and Restaurant in Ambler announced on March 1 that they would be closing the doors of the beloved pub at the end of the month. Egan told Patch, "It's a heart wrenching decision and we’re going to miss it. ... Ambler has become a special place for me.” Timlin told Patch that they are very saddened to be leaving Ambler. He said the community has been wonderful and he fully intends to continue to be a part of the Ambler community, even without the Shanachie. Timlin said personal issues have pushed him to make the decision to sell the restaurant. Egan added that there was a combination of things that lead to the decision to sell the Shanachie, saying that they are in a different time …
Thursday, March 1, 2012
The Shanachie Pub and Restaurant in Ambler announced Thursday morning that it will close on March 31.
This morning, the Shanachie Irish Pub & Restaurant announced on their Facebook Page they will be closing at the end of March. “You know we love the month of March here at The Shanachie and this March will be a very special one. After 7 1/2 wonderful years, The Shanachie is writing our final chapter. New owners will be coming into our little piece of Ireland here in Ambler and they'll tell their story,” said the post from around 9:30 a.m. on Thursday morning. The Shanachie was voted Best Irish Pub in the Philadelphia area in 2008 and 2009 by the Fox Philadelphia Hot List. Facebook user “Ambler 19002” wrote, “It is with a heavy heart that I tell you The Shanachie Irish Pub & Restaurant will be closing its doors as of March 31. I want to …