Cork City's Pub Trade Set To Boom Post-COVID; Dublin's Wellington Pub Sold
Published on Sep 23 2021 1:00 PM in Pub/Bar/Nightclub tagged: Cork / Moody's / COVID-19 / Pub Trade / Bodhrán pub / Guinness Cork Jazz Festival / McLaughlins Pet and Garden / Pier Head Bar / Páirc Uí Chaoimh / Live at the Marquee / The Wellington
As reported in The Irish Examiner, after 18 months of stagnation, the pub trade in Cork City is showing some positive uplift, with a number of new venues on the way in both the city centre and the suburbs.
Publican Benny McCabe
Further out of town, on Lower Glanmire Road, the owners of McLaughlins Pet and Garden store have reportedly applied for planning permission for change of use - from retail to hospitality - to include a bar, café, and periodic live entertainment space.
The application reportedly went to City Council on August 23 and a decision is reportedly due October 18.
The Wellington Pub Of Baggot Street Bridge, Dublin 4, Sold
In other Irish pub news, as reported by The Irish Independent, a new pub group called Dunmore and headed up by John Given has purchased The Wellington pub of Baggot Street Bridge, Dublin 4.
The Wellington was reportedly purchased for approximately €2.3 million in a deal that was brokered by John Ryan of selling agents Bagnall Doyle MacMahon.
The Wellington, which is located on the corner with Mespil Road, was reportedly sold by John and Monica Gibney.
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