This is an update to this post where we were the first to post about this closure ten (10) days ago. It appears that the one thing that I feared had happened came true. The current owners of Ireland’s Own (Pat Troy’s) have filed for bankruptcy.
Via Alexandria Times
One of Old Town’s most storied watering holes is no more. And you can bet Pat Troy is among the mourners.
After building Ireland’s Own into an Old Town institution over three decades, Troy was ready to hand over the keys. In October 2012, the Irishman-turned-Alexandrian did just that, passing it off to longtime employees Scott Holdt and Margaret Keane following one last blowout at the 111 N. Pitt St. restaurant.
But less than two years after his retirement, the doors are locked up tight and the patio tables that once overlooked North Pitt Street are missing. Ireland’s Own is bankrupt, and Troy is out a lot of money.
Read more at this link.