Meath craft brewers buy Dublin pub ; New funding will see Brú expand

20th March, 2016
Dave O’Hare and Daire Harlin of Brú Brewery at Smyths of Fairview in Dublin 3 Picture: Feargal Ward

Meath craft beer maker Brú has bought its first pub and closed a multimillion-euro funding round to back further expansion of the company.Co-founders David O’Hare and Daire Harlin finalised a deal for Smyth’s pub in Fairview in Dublin last week.

It will be open for several weeks under the new owners before they close it for refurbishment, and reopen it as a craft beer and gastropub in June.


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