The Profile: Paddy McKillen jr
The enigmatic developer is seeing his Press Up group go from strength to strength on the Dublin nightlife and hospitality scene – but not everybody is happy about it
Name: Paddy McKillen jr
Occupation: the publicity-averse restaurateur and developer reshaping Dublin
Appearance: only those close to him know, such is his camera-shyness
Newsworthiness: his firm has just posted pre-pandemic revenues of almost €100 million, and is still expanding
During the summer, Paddy McKillen jr’s Press Up Entertainment attempted to pull off a deal that would see it take over one of the most celebrated restaurants in Dublin.