Running a pub designed by the Irish Pub Company offers a unique opportunity for you to set up your own business with all the expertise and support of a leading pub company on your side.
If you’re interested in running your own pub, but haven’t yet decided whether it’s the right step to make, try this simple test – it’ll only take a couple of minutes and it will help indicate if running a pub is the right move for you.
If you would like to talk to one of the Irish Pub Company team about our range of Irish pub design and build services, call us now on 353 1 293 4300 . We would be delighted to take your call
The Irish Pub Company ‘Run your own pub’ Test
Please answer each question below honestly with  ‘yes’ or ‘no’.
When you have completed please refer to the end of the section where there is an explanation on how to interpret your results. If you are thinking of operating your own pub as a couple, please complete the exercise separately.
1. I like to be completely responsible for my own actions 
2. I do not like being constantly supervised 
3. I have an eye for detail 
4. I enjoy being part of the local community 
5. I like to take control of situations and relationships 
6. I have had experience of running my own business 
7. I can juggle more than one task at any one time 
8. It is important that my performance as a business operator is financially rewarding 
9. I have a strong desire to be successful 
10. I enjoy a challenge 
11. I believe that the quality of my staff are a reflection of me 
12. I enjoy analyzing figures and deciding on an appropriate course of action 
13. I am effective at organizing people 
14. I lead by example 
15. I prefer to initiate sales building activities rather than the company 
16. I enjoy making new friends 
17. I enjoy setting targets for myself and beating them 
18. I understand the risks of being self employed
Interpreting Your Results
If you answered ‘No’ to two or three of the questions, then please think carefully about  whether running your own pub  is right for you. We are more than happy to discuss any concerns you may have. If you have answered ‘No’ to more than three questions then this may not be the right career move for you.
What kind of pub is right for you?
Not all pubs are the same and especially Irish Pubs. Each one is unique! It is important that you choose a pub design that suits you. The Irish Pub Company has a large and diverse portfolio of pubs that we have designed all over the world,
For a summary of the types of pubs we have, click here.
What makes a good Irish  pub is a good match between the location, the pub itself, and the personalities behind the business, and behind the bar.
If you are looking for a business investment and would like to run your own pub call us now on 353 1 293 4300 . Take time to explore your options and we can help you further.