Louis Fitzgerald, a kingpin of the Irish pub trade, has bought the iconic Galway city pub Tigh Neachtain. But pint drinkers who have missed visiting some of the more traditional Dublin city centre pubs owned by the Tipperary-born hospitality industry veteran, including Kehoes of South Anne Street, will have to wait another while before they reopen. It has traditionally been a very successful pint pub and the amount of food we sell in Kehoes would always be very marginal. "Sometimes when you have a huge emphasis on food, your traditional drinkers don't make a pub their home. Kehoes is that sort of traditional pub.
Source: Irish Independent June 28, 2020 01:30 UTC