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2 06, 2016

Supplier Spotlight: Boxed Bars

Lignum Interiors are a globally regarded provider of bespoke joinery, specialising in the design, manufacture and installation of high quality custom joinery and bespoke woodworking for both commercial and residential interiors with a particular specialism in pubs and restaurants. Based in County Down, this team of time-served industry professionals and skilled local craftsmen are led by Downpatrick native Ciaran McMenamin. They are passionate about their work and have a genuine commitment to understanding the design, materials and processes behind each project they undertake. They are an internationally focused company with experience in exporting around the world and have an impressive export sales record in their short history. They have worked on pub and restaurant fit-outs and refurbishments destined for the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Republic of Ireland, France and Switzerland and earlier this year completed their first project in [...]

14 11, 2011

Pub Naming and Telling a Story for your Irish Pub

Naming your Irish Pub should be a decision taken with as much thought and diligence as naming your own child. Juliet, the ill-fated heroine of Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’, once asked; “What's in a name? That which we call a rose
by any other name would smell as sweet.” As it so happens, there is quite a lot in a name. It is the cornerstone brand that distinguishes your establishment.From the Irish Pub Co. research, authenticity is the name of the game: Sales per square foot in ‘authentic pubs’ are exceeding the U.S. average by a factor of two. This means incorporating personal meaning, a story and a theme into the name.This concept stands up to scrutiny—the deeper your customers dig, asking staff and locals what your pub is all about, the more interesting and attractive it becomes.Here are four examples of authentic Irish Pubs [...]