Sean Muldoon

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Dead Rabbit owner Sean Muldoon: ‘Between dreaming of the bar, and breathing life into it, it took six years of hard graft.’

After watching a documentary about an Italian furniture-maker one evening in the late 1990s, Sean Muldoon had a career epiphany. “I was blown away b(...)

Pub crawl: Tim Herlihy, Jack McGarry and Sean Muldoon with their VW, Poppy, outside the Duke of York in Belfast. Photograph: Elaine Hill

“We’re going to Ireland! What are the must-see places?” “What’s the best pub?” “Who’s got the best selection of whiskeys?” “Are there distilleries (...)

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(...)

The Dead Rabbit in Downtown Manhattan which has been named as the ‘world’s best bar’.

A New York bar founded and run by Belfast natives Jack McGarry and Sean Muldoon has been named the world’s best pub, winning a drinks industry competi(...)