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Paris Texas

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  • Paris Texas Kilkenny
  • Paris Texas Kilkenny
  • Paris Texas Kilkenny
  • Paris Texas Kilkenny
  • Paris Texas Kilkenny
  • Paris Texas Kilkenny

Pat Crotty, the owner of Kilkenny’s Paris Texas bar and restaurant, is a dynamic guy. In the conservative world of Irish publicans, he stands out as someone who innovates, who challenges conventional thinking, and who does things right. Mr Crotty is not just a publican, he is also a political animal, a spokesperson for the industry, a player in the hospitality game. You can guage the way he works by a telling comment he made to The Kilkenny People: ‘We’re not just a bar that sells food. We’re a different type of bar that sells different food. We sell drink, but different drink. We wanted to bring new ideas, new trends, to Kilkenny. This is going to be a constant evolution and we’re not finished yet.”   That sort of iconoclastic thinking is what animates this classic destination, and Mr Crotty is only getting started. Paris Texas is a different type of bar, the type of bar the country needs, and it is not to be missed. Stetsons optional.

52.6512246, -7.2548309
Pat Crotty
92 High Street, Kilkenny City
+353 56 776 1822

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