Historic Parnell pub reopens following €1 million refurbishment

One of Dublin's oldest pubs has reopened after a €1 million refurbishment by Eddie Fitzgerald, the son of publican Louis Fitzgerald.

4th March, 2012
Historic Parnell pub reopens following €1 million refurbishment
Eddie Fitzgerald says he is too busy to worry about the recession. Photo: Tony O'Shea

One of Dublin's oldest pubs has reopened after a €1 million refurbishment by Eddie Fitzgerald, the son of publican Louis Fitzgerald.

Fitzgerald bought the Parnell Mooney pub, off O'Connell Street, for around €1 million in 2010, and reopened it as the Parnell Heritage pub and grill ten days ago, creating 23 new jobs.

"We were under severe pressure to be open on time for the Six Nations matches and we did it," said Fitzgerald, who also owns...

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