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Paris Texas’ Padraic – a global Bar Icon

Padraic Rafter, Manager of Paris Texas in Kilkenny, emerged as the Global Bar Manager Of The Year at the 2021 Icons Of Whisky Awards after having already won the national award as Irish Bar Manager Of The Year.
From left: Global Bar Icon Padraic Rafter celebrates his win with Paris Texas proprietor Pat Crotty.

From left: Global Bar Icon Padraic Rafter celebrates his win with Paris Texas proprietor Pat Crotty.

Congratulations are due to Padraic Rafter, Bar Manager at Paris Texas in Kilkenny, who walked off with the title Global Bar Manager Of The Year at 2021 Icons Of Whisky Awards

Hosted by Whisky magazine, the annual Awards reveal “the best and brightest in the world of whisky”.

A delighted Padraic put his award down to the Paris Texas team behind him and to “the incredible whiskey community in Ireland and in particular the melting pot created by The Kilkenny Whiskey Guild which surrounds me with like-minded people and some of the best whiskey bars in the country”.

The awards were presented virtually.

 

 

 

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