Amazing news for the team at EMPIRE, as they bagged the coveted Bar of the Year title at the Fingal Business Excellence Awards, last Friday night.

The black-tie bash, which took place in the Crown Plaza, Santry, was hosted by none other than RTE broadcasting legend Marty Whelan.

Empire’s Marketing & PR superwoman, Avril Kelly Carter, told Nitelife: “We are so thrilled to have won this award. There are so many bars and pubs of fantastic quality in the Fingal area so it’s a great honour….We have put a huge amount of work into EMPIRE in the last 11 months since we opened. We strive to provide a warm welcome and good atmosphere at all times coupled with excellent customer service and great food and drink.

Avril continued by extending praise to her wonderful team: “We have a fantastic team here in EMPIRE, who all have a passion for the industry, we are constantly adding in new things, from Cronuts on a Friday morning to new cocktail creations.”

So, how is Avril and her crew going to make sure they continue to be the best bar?: “We urge everyone to watch this space intently, we are going to continue to improve and be creative with our offering and to grow our business and hopefully we can win this award with many others next year.”

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