An Pucan, Galway’s multi award winning, newest oldest bar, has been awarded another two industry awards. The ‘Oscars’ of the Irish licensing industry were held in Dublin on September 7 to celebrate the best of Irish hospitality at the “Sky Bar of the Year Awards”. With over 30,000 votes cast by the public, An Púcán took home the award for Connaught Bar of the Year and also for Best Use of Social Media.
Only 14 months open in Galway, An Pucan has developed a extraordinary relationship with Galwegians and visitors, and has created a massive loyal fan base boasting the largest facebook following in the country which is an amazing feat in itself!
Behind the scenes is a great team of people who make this bar such a success, managed by Philip Duignan and promoted by Doug Leddin who masters the funky and engaging ways of interacting with the loyal fan base to which they are extremely grateful for the support.
An Pucan continues to lead the way in entertainment for Galway, hosting Kodaline’s secret Galway gig within the first few weeks of opening; An Pucan also boasts over 200 remarkable whiskeys and recently added #TheGarden to its offering. An Pucan’s city centre location, on Foster Street in the East Village enhances the great party atmosphere that Galway is famous for. if you haven’t visited yet, don’t delay. Open Seven days and late night Saturdays, serving fantastic food (breakfast, lunch and dinner ), cocktails, craft beers and live music venue.
Celebrating their 10th birthday, the Sky Bar of the Year Awards honour licensed trade professionals from across the country. 400 publicans representing highly reputable bars, hotels, music venues and nightclubs gathered at Dublin’s Mansion House to celebrate and acknowledge the outstanding achievements of their colleagues and peers.