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06th Jul 2023

Irish pub in Italy is looking for Irish bar staff to relocate and join their team

Fiona Frawley

Irish pub Italy

From Salthill to Siena.

If you’re a bartender who knows your Smithwicks with a Guinness head from your Guinness with a drop of black and feel you’ve served your time on Irish soil, there could be a new life waiting for you in sunny Siena, Italy.

Located in central Italy’s Tuscany region, Siena is home to The Irishman Pub who are on the hunt for, as the name would suggest, an Irishman to work their charms behind the bar.

Via Instagram/theirishmansiena

The Irishman opened its doors fittingly on St. Patrick’s Day of this year, and is run by Dubliner Kieran and his wife Donna, who’s from the States. Sitting within the Bruco Contrade in Siena, traditional Sienese décor merges with creamy pints as well contemporary cocktails and a select list of Tuscan wines. The couple’s aim is to create the perfect destination for locals and visitors alike offering traditional Irish hospitality.

The pub already has a strong local following, and is a draw for many tourists visiting Siena – now Kieran and Donna are looking to enhance the craic by hiring a new Irish bartender to join the team.

Kieran and Donna have said they’re ideally looking for someone who has speaks some Italian – fluency is not necessarily required, but the ability to communicate effectively is key, the couple say. They’ve added that accommodation is pretty easy to find in Siena, and is very affordable, particularly by Irish standards. The general cost of living is also much cheaper, and the lifestyle is very laid back and stress free.

If you do decide to make the move, you’ll be serving up Guinness stew and other Irish specialities, as well as American fare and Italian classics and a few fusion dishes, including the particularly intriguing Beeramisu, which is tiramisu made with Guinness instead of coffee. Just like mama used to make.


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If you’re interested in relocating and starting a new adventure, can get in touch with Kieran and Donna via Instagram.

Lead images via Instagram/The Irishman Siena


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