Carol Barden

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Paul Moynihan, with his son Jack Francis, outside his pub in Donard, Co Wicklow: “It was just a dark hole, with no light at the end of it.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

On Sunday, March 15th, last year, O’Donoghue’s pub in Merrion Row in Dublin closed early. At that stage, the Government had requested rather than ord(...)

Patsy Watchorn from The Dubliners, Cliodhna Dunne, Phelim Drew and John Sheahan from The Dubliners at O’Donoghue’s pub in November 2008 for the launch of the Ronnie Drew posthumous CD The Last Session: A Fond Farewell.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Profits at one of the State’s most storied pubs, O’Donoghue’s on Merrion Row in Dublin, increased by 52 per cent last year to €521,152. In a bumper y(...)