Thursday July 2, 2020

A thirst for success

Mark Leavey, Thomas Read group chief, started working life as a sculptor, but these days he’s busy chiselling a groove in the capital’s pub scene, writes Samantha McCaughren.

7th June, 2008

Mark Leavey, Thomas Read group chief, started working life as a sculptor, but these days he’s busy chiselling a groove in the capital’s pub scene, writes Samantha McCaughren.

The Irish pub scene has been transformed over the past 15 years, with Dublin pubs such as The Bailey, Ron Blacks and The Harbourmaster catering to the tastes of a more affluent and style-conscious pub-goer.

The Celtic Tiger has now retreated, but the Thomas...

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