1. Drab to Fab: Rugby Bar’s Facelift
  • Drab to Fab: Rugby Bar’s Facelift

    May 27, 2016
    By Sue Casement/3M Storyteller
    Inside of the Guinness Dug Out Bar a Thomond Park, before the transformation

    Drab to Fab: Rugby Bar’s Facelift

    The iconic Thomond Park in Limerick, Ireland, is made of 840 metric tons of steel. Home turf of the Munsters professional rugby team, the stadium is renowned for its award-winning design and architecture. But the Guinness Dug Out Bar inside needed a striking transformation to get rid of its tired wooden look.

    Drab to Fab: Rugby Bar’s Facelift

    The iconic Thomond Park in Limerick, Ireland, is made of 840 metric tons of steel. Home turf of the Munsters professional rugby team, the stadium is renowned for its award-winning design and architecture. But the Guinness Dug Out Bar inside needed a striking transformation to get rid of its tired wooden look.

    Drab to Fab: Rugby Bar’s Facelift

    The iconic Thomond Park in Limerick, Ireland, is made of 840 metric tons of steel. Home turf of the Munsters professional rugby team, the stadium is renowned for its award-winning design and architecture. But the Guinness Dug Out Bar inside needed a striking transformation to get rid of its tired wooden look.

    Inside of the Guinness Dug Out Bar a Thomond Park, after the transformation

    Sophistication without sanding

    The bar turned to MSi Signs to get a facelift without having to close its taps to thirsty rugby fans. The company used 3M DI-NOC films to create this sleek look in only three days.

    Thomond Park
    Architectural Finishes

    Sophistication without sanding

    The bar turned to MSi Signs to get a facelift without having to close its taps to thirsty rugby fans. The company used 3M DI-NOC films to create this sleek look in only three days.

    Thomond Park
    Architectural Finishes

    Sophistication without sanding

    The bar turned to MSi Signs to get a facelift without having to close its taps to thirsty rugby fans. The company used 3M DI-NOC films to create this sleek look in only three days.

    Thomond Park
    Architectural Finishes
     
    “Visually, it’s a huge difference. The tabletops – black on cream – resemble a pint of Guinness. It looks like a proper city-style bar.”
    AODHAN O’FARRELL
    STADIUM BARS MANAGER, THOMOND PARK