October 9, 2012
“Puerto de Mogán lies on the on the southwest coast and is a beautiful picturesque fishing village about an hours drive from Las Palmas. It claims to have the best climate in the world with summer daytime average temperatures normally in the high twenties to mid-thirties and approx. 322 days of sunshine a year, usually with a refreshing sea breeze. In the winter, temperatures are just a few degrees lower.
Whilst walking along the harbour front, I was looking at the many and varied restaurants offering delightful food in a perfect setting, and it was then I stumbled upon Dennehy’s Bar (www.barmarina-mogan.com) and what a find that turned out to be.
As you may know in the Canaries, an Irish bar is not really a major find but this one proved to be a real hidden gem, and after talking to the owners, a family from Cork, I discovered an empire worthy of any Irish business award.
Dennehy’s was literally built from nothing 27 years ago by Liam & Greta Dennehy. They came from Cork, saw an opportunity in an old fishing village, which was being redeveloped and decided to go for it.
Even though he is 69, Liam still arrives at the bar early every morning (3am) to prepare for the days business. Assisted by their son Billy and daughter Sylvia. All three of them make up a superb and very clever business team.” …
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