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Beloved Restaurant In Cork Closes After 26 Years

By katedemolder

December 20, 2016 at 12:18am

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Cork city's popular pizza and ice cream restaurant, Gino’s on Winthrop Street has closed after 26 years in business.

The venue first opened during the summer months of 1990, as a sister venue to a similar pizza restaurant in Waterford.

A sign was put up in the store, saying they were sad to be finished in Cork, but thanked their customers for all of their service.

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Photo cred: Evening Echo

Taking its place on Winthrop Street will be new Mexican burrito bar, Boojum, which will employ 30 staff.

The chain already has stores in Belfast, Dublin and Galway - and their eighth location will be taking Gino's place, expecting to open in January.

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