John Coffey’s Story The bar business is in John Coffey’s blood. He comes from several generations of publicans. Originally from Newbridge in County Kildare, he grew up over his father’s pub on the main street in the town. He knows the trade inside and out, and is well respected and liked by his…
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Tuesday Entertainment – Nore Bar Style
by Dominic Mealy •
Tuesday nights are special in The Nore Bar in Kilkenny city. In this small one-storeyed bar, sandwiched unassumingly between Greens Bridge and Stephens Barracks in New Street, they make their own entertainment on Tuesdays. The bar, which was owned by the Cleere family for many years has always had a loyal clientelle who like…
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