‘He ushered in a revolution’: Tributes paid to publican Liam O’Dwyer after death aged 72

O’Dwyer set up Cafe en Seine, The George and Zanzibar and was hailed by industry figures as a ‘standard bearer’ for Dublin pubs

Liam O’Dwyer: died at home surrounded by his family on Tuesday. Picture: Business Post

Leading industry figures have paid tribute to Liam O’Dwyer, the Dublin publican who set up Cafe en Seine, Zanzibar and Break for the Border, after his death aged 72.

Best known as the co-founder of the Dublin pub empire Capital Bars, O’Dwyer died on Tuesday after a short illness, a notice published by his family said.

O’Dwyer’s death notice said he died “at his home, surrounded by his close family”. He is survived by his ...