What will €250,000 buy in Dublin 7 and Co Clare?

Town&Country: A two-bed in Smithfield requiring renovation or a mixed-use property in Kilshanny

TOWN

Address 23 Lurgan Street, Smithfield, Dublin 7 
Agent REA FitzGerald Chambers 
Two-bedroom end of terrace property extending to 46sq m (495sq ft) located in the much-sought location of Smithfield, and within walking distance to Bolton Street and King's Inns. The property has a storage yard to the rear. 
Plus Central location 
Minus Requires renovation

COUNTRY

Address Kilshanny House, Caherlooskaun, Kilshanny, Co Clare 
Agent Savills 
Charming property dating from the 1860s which is currently run as a restaurant and has accommodation in a one-bedroom apartment. The property can be reconfigured to be a family home, or have a restaurant on the ground floor only, allowing a much larger space upstairs for accommodation. 
Plus Located on the Wild Atlantic Way 
Minus Roadside location if the property was to become a private home