PJ (jnr) took over the pub in 1998 and married Niamh in 2009. They have 2 children, Noah & Suzie.
In 2000, the premises was completely demolished and rebuilt with a small bar introduced upstairs, This bar became home to Kavanagh’s Comedy Club.
Kavanagh’s Comedy Club;
Since then Kavanaghs Comedy Club has hosted some of the big names of Comedy including Tommy Tiernan, Kevin Bridges, Aprés Match, The Stars of Who’s Line is It Anyway?, Des Bishop, Neil Delamere, David O’Doherty, Bernard O’Shea, Foil Arm’s and Hog, Ardal O’Hanlon, Reginald D Hunter, Tom Stade, Glenn Wool and many many more.