The River Inn was located adjacent to University Hospital Galway and also is close to NUIG, which ensures a good passing trade and the first place many Galway births are celebrated. Open under the River Inn name from 1992.The pub was previously called Peter Michael Kelehans and is one of the older pubs in the City.
The River Inn was run by well known Galway publican Ronan Lawless until from 1992 until 2012. It has now been renamed the Scholars Rest.
Article marking 20 years of Ronan Lawless at the River inn.