Jay Bourke: ‘The last recession, it changed everybody’
Critics and past creditors of the talented publican-restaurateur ‘could fill a small bar’
Jay Bourke: ‘I am a very lucky man.’ Photograph: Collins
“Berlin D2 came up on Saturday, and then later his name came up as the man involved in it, and it was like, ‘Ah f**k, here we go again’.”
The speaker is a senior figure in the Dublin pub sector, speaking off the record about when he discovered that Jay Bourke – Jonathan Paget Bourke – was associated with Berlin D2, the establishment that burst into the news last weekend courtesy of a social media video clip.