A CORK barman has set a new world record for making Irish coffees.
The Guinness World Record attempt took place in Dublin, with bartenders competing to make the most Irish coffees in three minutes.
Rory McGee , from The Shelbourne bar in Cork took on took three other top bartenders from across the country but saw off the contenders by making a staggering 49 Irish coffees in 3 minutes.
Rory McGee said: “I’m so proud to have won a Guinness World Record, everybody loves an Irish Coffee and what better way to celebrate it than to make history with it.“
George Roberts, Country Manager with Hi Spirits Ireland said: “The Irish Coffee is renowned around the world but it might be the most underutilised cocktail in Ireland."
Previously, Irish Coffees have been used for a number of world records such as the World’s Largest Irish Coffee which stands at 234-gallons, and for the most Irish Coffees sold in a day which was 2,223 in San Francisco.
The Guinness World Record attempt took place today in the Old Storehouse Temple Bar, Dublin.