The tall lad, standing in the porch, turned his bleared eyes from the publican to the smith and back again as if considering whom he ought to fight now.
shouted the publican, pushing away the men advancing on him, and snatching his cap from his head he flung it on the ground.
As if this action had some mysterious and menacing significance, the workmen surrounding the publican paused in indecision.
the publican and the tall young fellow repeated one after the other, and they moved up the street together.
The publican, taking advantage of the increased crowd, dropped behind and returned to his tavern.
Mick Hourigan, another publican
in the village, announced the decision on his pub's Facebook page.
When they left, the owners, Ei Publican
Partnerships (formerly Enterprise Inns), put the tenancy of the 90-covers pub up for sale at PS125,000.
who accused the Premier League and Sky of an "illicit" plot to stop him showing matches using a foreign decoder box suffered a costly setback yesterday.
As a publican
or licensee, duties include organising deliveries, making sure the bar area is stocked and well maintained, serving customers and running the bar in line with health and safety regulations.
Richard Dennis: would-be publican
FORMER jockey Richard Dennis, who formed a great partnership with Migrator during his successful riding career, originally joined the yard in the 1980s but has been riding out at Pond House since September 1995.
Wales Office Minister Stephen Crabb has welcomed plans announced today by the Business Secretary Vince Cable to introduce an independent publican
Adjudicator to address unfair practices in the industry.
at the Black Boy Inn, Caernarfon, Gary Evans, 26, said: "I think it's a good thing.
is one of the country's best gastropubs.
Pubs have been forced to turn to food to maintain profits as the sale of beer continues to fall, says the trade magazine The Publican
which quizzed nearly 1,000 licensees.
Paul O'Grady claims stores in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, can sell booze cheaper than wholesalers in the Republic.