Scent of progress as Galway apothecary is relaunched

Claire Davey’s America Village Apothecary wellness retreat will offer tours and workshops in rural Connemara

8th August, 2021
Scent of progress as Galway apothecary is relaunched
Claire Davey, founders of America Village Apothecary, closed down her cocktail bar in Galway city at the start of the pandemic and relaunched her business as a wellness retreat. Picture: Michael Dillon

Claire Davey, the businesswoman behind the America Village Apothecary, has relaunched her business as a wellness retreat that offers tours and workshops in rural Connemara.

Davey ran the America Village Tasting Room, one of the most popular cocktail bars in Galway, for three years. The venue closed down at the beginning of the pandemic.

The tasting rooms in Galway sold homemade tonics and other products over the counter during the day and traded as a...

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