Paris Texas in Kilkenny is celebrating after being named National Pub of the Year at the Irish Pub Awards 2019. The Kilkenny pub was crowned national champion after winning
the Innovative Pub of the Year, one of nine categories announced at the Gala Awards in the Concert Hall, RDS, Dublin 4.
Pictured are Ronan Lynch, Chairman LVA, Pat Crotty of Paris Texas Pub in Kilkenny, Winner of the Pub of the Year Award 2019 and Padraic McGann, President VFI
The Irish Pub Awards are jointly presented by Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI) and The Licenced Vintners Association (LVA). This year over 1,700 applications were made to the Irish Pub Awards which are now in their third year. This figure has trebled since the introduction of the awards, which proves that this programme is being recognised by publicans around Ireland as a valuable way to promote their business.
The Irish Pub Awards nine category winners are: