Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry, from Belfast, own two of the best cocktail bars in New York: Dead Rabbit and BlackTail. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

While there is a renewed vibrancy to some urban parts of Ireland’s pub industry, it can be abroad that the Irish make their biggest mark in this secto(...)

'Molly’s is a very traditional pub, and one of our strengths is that we don’t change'

In some New York neighbourhoods every other bar seems to be either Irish-themed or Irish-owned. In a city that remains the spiritual home of the Great(...)

Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry outside The Dead Rabbit: Muldoon says of Ox, ‘It was honestly one of the best dining experiences I’ve had this year’

A young Belfast chef boarded a flight to New York last night with some unusual packages. All going well Andy Michaelides should be unpacking dried fig(...)