Pat Nolan Blog

Licensed Wisdom XVII

-- a collection of notable licensed trade quotes

“As commercial rates payers we’d ask the government not to simply lob the costs of the domestic water rates dispute onto us.” – Padraig McGann of McGann’s in Monivea, County Galway, at this year’s VFI AGM in Wexford.


“Icons are a powerful way of attracting visitors to a destination and most destinations consider themselves lucky to have a few motivating icons. Ireland is very fortunate in having seven thousand powerful icons in the shape of our Irish Pub” – Tourism Ireland’s Peter Nash on this year’s Irish Pubs Global Gathering event in the Citywest Hotel & Event Centre, Dublin, on Monday 26th to Wednesday 28th September.

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