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Smithwicks head back to Kilkenny

Family launching Sullivan’s Brewing

11th September, 2016
Paul Smithwick (left) and Alan Quane of Sullivan's Brewing Company Picture: Fergal Phillips

The Smithwick family is bringing beer brewing back to Kilkenny with the launch of Sullivan’s Brewing Company.

The company has been set up by Paul Smithwick, a member of the Kilkenny brewing family, and Alan Quane, former global commercial director for Guinness.

It is currently raising a round of €1.8 million. It has about 70 per cent of that money raised, Quane, its chief executive, said.

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