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Dick Mack's   As we continue our series on great whiskey bars, Peter White chats with Finn MacDonnell and discusses the history and magic behind this this multi-award winning bar in Dingle, Co. Kerry.egal Definition of Irish Whiskey & its Misconceptions   PW: Finn, it’s wonderful to be here again. Can you tell us about the history of the bar, a bit about your background and how you got involved? Finn: My great grandfather Tom Mac Donnell was the stationmaster of the light railway which ran into Dingle town at the time and he opened what is now Dick Mack’s pub in 1899. His son Richard MacDonnell who was born in 1905, later assumed control of the bar and it was his name that went over the doors in accordance with his father’s wishes. Dick Mack had 5 children in total; Maurice, Tommy, Fidelma and twins Ronald and Oliver. Oliver (my uncle) was the mainstay of Dick Mack’s and he would often attend markets including the Dandelion Market at St. Ste
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