January 20, 2021
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‘T&H Doolins is back baby’ – joy as iconic Waterford pub to reopen as outdoor venue

One of Waterford’s best-known pubs – the iconic T&H Doolins – is reopening as an outdoor venue, more than six years since it closed its doors.

Waterford councillor Eamon Quinlan shared this picture on social media over the weekend, which shows new outdoor seating outside the landmark George’s Street pub.

Cllr Quinlan (pictured below) said: “An outdoor T&H Doolans is back baby.”

It is understood the pub will only reopen as an outdoor bar service as work continues on the old building, which is a protected structure.

Many people took to social media over the weekend to express their delight that the historic hostelry is partially back in business.

One man said: “Lifts my heart to see this. Many happy memories of Doolans.”

Another commented: “Waterford city needs T&Hs.”

PHOTO: Eamon Quinlan Facebook 

Shane Doran

Shane Doran is founder and Co-Managing Editor of News Now Media, incorporating KilkennyNow.ie, WaterfordNow.ie and WicklowNow.ie. He is a former newspaper editor who has held senior executive roles across five national newspaper titles, both broadsheet and tabloid. He was News Editor and Executive Editor of the Irish Independent for more than seven years and spent a number of years in South Africa where he worked as editor of The Daily Voice newspaper. Shane has held senior editorial position with The Sunday Independent, The Herald and The Irish Daily Star and has served as Executive Editor (Group) of Independent News & Media (INM), Ireland’s largest newspaper group.

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