O’Casey’s in The Hague wins Global Pub of the Year at the Irish Hospitality Global Awards 2019

Representatives from the Irish hospitality sector worldwide were out in force last night to celebrate the annual Irish Hospitality Global Awards in the prestigious Round Room at the Mansion House in Dublin.

After a lengthy search for the best of Irish pubs in all corners of the globe, which included an online public voting campaign to determine this year’s short list, the pubs at the top of their game both in Ireland and abroad were crowned winners in the ten awards categories, which Best Chef, Best Bar Person, Best Entertainment Experience and the highly coveted overall Pub of the Year.

Winners in Ireland included Toners Pub on Baggott Street for Best Whiskey Experience, Café en Seine for Best Marketing Campaign, John Mikes Bar in Limerick for Best Community Pub and Hayes Bar in Glandore for Best Food Experience.

Further afield, pubs from all over the world picked up awards on the night including Fleetenkieker Irish Pub in Hamburg for Best Sports Experience, The Irish Village Dubai for Best Entertainment Experience, Seumus’ Irish Bar in New Zealand for Best Community Pub. The overall Global Pub of the Year 2019 title went to the outstanding O’Casey’s Irish Pub in The Hague.

The 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Irish Whiskey entrepreneur John Teeling for his outstanding contribution to the drinks and hospitality sector throughout his career.

Sarah Murphy, CEO of Irish Hospitality Global, commended all of this year’s winner, “It is fantastic to see so many publicans from around the world join us to recognise and celebrate excellence within the industry. We must embrace and champion our success stories as we look for opportunities and new trends to offset rising challenges within the sector.”

The awards ceremony, now in its ninth year was hosted by broadcaster and comedian Oliver Callan and featured a rousing performance from the Dublin Gospel Choir.

The Irish Hospitality Global Awards 2019 were sponsored by Dubai Duty Free, Powerscourt Distillery, Grace O’Malley Whiskey, Connemara Seafood, The Carlow Brewing Company, Keogh’s Crisps, Ceders, Paddywaggon Tours and The Dublin Liberties Distillery.

Ireland

Best Marketing Campaign
Café en Seine, Dublin

Best Bar Person
Roland Dunphy of The Laurels, Perrystown

Best Chef
Ciaran Kavanagh of The Gravediggers, Dublin

Best Sports Experience
Slattery’s, Dublin 4

Best Entertainment Experience
Devitt’s, Dublin 2

Best Cocktail Experience
The Dáil, Galway

Best Whiskey Experience
Toners, Dublin

Best Irish Community Pub
John Mikes, Limerick

Best Food Experience
Hayes Bar, Glandore

Irish Pub of the Year
Doheny & Nesbitt, Dublin

Europe

Best Marketing Campaign
The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Best Bar Person
Tanya Cregan of Temple Bar, Bolzano

Best Chef
Trish Erasmus of O’Shea’s, Eindhoven

Best Sports Experience
Fleetenkieker Irish Pub, Hamburg

Best Entertainment Experience
McNulty’s, La Rochelle

Best Cocktail Experience
Connolly’s, Glasgow

Best Whiskey Experience
Tir na N’og, Aarhus

Best Irish Community Pub
Sheridan’s, Zagreb

Best Food Experience
O’Shea’s, Manchester

Irish Pub of the Year
O’Casey’s, The Hague

The Americas

Best Marketing Campaign
Pub 32, Florida

Best Bar Person
Cara Power of Tir na Nog, Times Square

Best Chef
Gary Beynon of Doc Magilligan’s, Niagara Falls

Best Sports Experience
Egan & Sons, Montclair

Best Entertainment Experience
Hennessy’s, Mexico

Best Cocktail Experience
RiRa Georgetown

Best Whiskey Experience
Galway Bay, Annapolis

Best Irish Community Pub
The Peddler’s Daughter, Haverhill

Best Food Experience
Durty Nellys, Halifax

Irish Pub of the Year
The Celt, Texas

Asia, Africa, Middle East & Pacific

Best Marketing Campaign
Finn McCool’s, Brisbane

Best Bar Person
Katherine of Paddy O’Shea’s, Beijing

Best Chef
Josamme Barbadillo of D’arcy Arms, Surfer’s Paradise

Best Sports Experience
Shenanigan’s, Bangkok

Best Entertainment Experience
The Irish Village, Dubai

Best Cocktail Experience
Finn McCool’s, Surfer’s Paradise

Best Whiskey Experience
Scruffy Murphy’s, Bangkok

Best Irish Community Pub
Seumus’ Irish Bar, Picton

Best Food Experience
Murphy’s, Mandurah

Irish Pub of the Year
Seumus’ Irish Bar, Picton

Global

Best Marketing Campaign
The Three Sisters

Best Bar Person
Cara Power of Tir na Nog, Times Square

Best Chef
Ciaran Kavanagh of The Gravediggers, Dublin

Best Sports Experience
Fleetenkieker Irish Pub, Hamburg

Best Entertainment Experience
Hennessy’s, Mexico

Best Cocktail Experience
The Dáil Bar, Galway

Best Whiskey Experience
Toners, Dublin

Best Irish Community Pub
Seumus’ Irish Bar, Picton

Best Food Experience
Murphy’s, Mandurah

Irish Pub of the Year
O’Casey’s, The Hague

Lifetime Achievement Award 2019
Mr. John Teeling

The Winners

by | Oct 9, 2019

Irish Hospitality Global Awards 2019

Tuesday 8th October 2019 | The Round Room at The Mansion House, Dublin