Reflections of a pub landlord: past, present and future

After 48 years in the pub trade, Tom Kilroy – AKA The Pub Landlord Advisor – has called time on a distinguished career.

With his wife Mary, Tom has run successful pubs and bars spanning the UK and Ireland. He started his pub career in 1968 when he managed The Dell a pub built by his father in his hometown of Athlone.

Since then Tom and Mary have run sports pubs, community pubs and even floating pubs, which have all guaranteed a warm welcome to visitors.

In this special blog post, Tom reflects on his time in the industry and looks at:

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