The Coach Road Inn is closing after 200 years in business.

Built in 1801 and a public house since 1815, the Co Tipperary pub dates back to the time of stagecoaches and horseback travel.

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Located in the Glen of Aherlow, The Coach Road Inn served its last pint on Monday, March 2.

Closing time for Tipperary pub after 200 years

It's closing time for locals at a Tipperary pub which dates back to the era of stage coach and horseback travel. The Coach Road Inn in the Glen of Aherlow will tonight serve its last pint after 200 years in business 🍻 | https://bit.ly/2PF34Cv

Publiée par RTÉ News sur Lundi 2 mars 2020

Proprietor Margaret O'Brien and her late husband Bernard took over the management of the pub in 1981, but now O’Brien is retiring and the pub must close.

“It’s a sad time,” she told RTÉ.

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Local Helen Morrissey said the pub was “the focal point in the Glen.”

A number of locals gathered in the pub for the last time and raised a pint together to say goodbye to the institution.

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An illustration of “The Follies & Fashions of our Grandfathers: 1807” by Andrew W Tuer, depicting a stagecoach approaching an inn.Getty Images