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October 2018

Warning that Public Health (Alcohol) Bill will have negative impact on local jobs and rural economy

2018-10-09T10:49:31+00:00

Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland (ABFI) has today warned that some of the measures in the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill, which is expected to return to the Dáil in the coming months, will have a negative impact on local jobs, the rural economy and Ireland’s reputation as a producer of world class food and drinks [...]

Warning that Public Health (Alcohol) Bill will have negative impact on local jobs and rural economy2018-10-09T10:49:31+00:00

September 2018

Donegal publicans support Garda drugs campaign

2018-09-13T14:26:51+00:00

Donegal members of the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) have today (Wednesday 5th September) launched an anti-drugs awareness campaign in partnership with An Garda Síochána. The new campaign will see posters appearing in all VFI pubs in the county alerting the public to the use of illegal drugs. The poster provides a Garda phone number to [...]

Donegal publicans support Garda drugs campaign2018-09-13T14:26:51+00:00

Carlsberg launches Snap Pack in UK

2018-09-11T13:51:51+00:00

The Carlsberg Group has set itself ambitious goals: Switching to the packaging solution Nature MultiPack is one of the Carlsberg Group’s initiatives aligned to the new industry-leading sustainability program “Together Towards ZERO” which shall be implemented by 2030. The innovation of KHS subsidiary NMP Systems, which the brewery group is now launching as world premiere [...]

Carlsberg launches Snap Pack in UK2018-09-11T13:51:51+00:00

Almost 1,500 less pubs in Ireland last year than 2005

2018-09-03T14:39:25+00:00

There were 1,477 less pubs in Ireland last year than in 2005, representing a 17.1% drop in businesses across the country, according to the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland (DIGI) today. In 2017, there were 7,140 pubs nationwide – a decline from 8,617 in 2005.  The figures are based on an analysis of the liquor [...]

Almost 1,500 less pubs in Ireland last year than 20052018-09-03T14:39:25+00:00

August 2018

Rye River Brewing Company scoops 19 awards At World Beer Awards 2018

2018-08-28T16:34:36+00:00

Recognised as one of Ireland’s largest independent craft breweries, Rye River Brewing Company based in Celbridge Co. Kildare, has won a remarkable 19 awards at the prestigious World Beer Awards 2018, making Rye River the most-awarded brewery in Europe. Among the awards were best double IPA for McGargles Dan’s Double IPA, best Kölsch style for Grafters Kölschand [...]

Rye River Brewing Company scoops 19 awards At World Beer Awards 20182018-08-28T16:34:36+00:00

Keith Fagan, Country Manager of Molson Coors Ireland appointed new chair of IBA

2018-08-14T11:28:12+00:00

The Irish Brewers Association (IBA), the representative voice for the brewing industry in Ireland, has elected Keith Fagan, Country Manager of Molson Coors Ireland as its new chairperson. The role of the chairperson became vacant when outgoing chairperson Maggie Timoney, CEO of Heineken Ireland, stepped down due to her appointment as CEO of Heineken USA. [...]

Keith Fagan, Country Manager of Molson Coors Ireland appointed new chair of IBA2018-08-14T11:28:12+00:00

July 2018

Craft Cider set to follow Craft Beer explosion

2018-07-31T18:16:32+00:00

The Big Bear Cider Mill is a craft cider producer based in Essex and run by a team motivated by their passion for cider, and their desire to take the business to the next level. The Big Bear make quality craft cider from pesticide free, traditional cider apple varieties, grown in thriving orchards created from [...]

Craft Cider set to follow Craft Beer explosion2018-07-31T18:16:32+00:00

Irish Brewers Association welcome passage of Craft Drinks (Distilleries and Breweries) Bill

2018-07-24T21:41:35+00:00

The Irish Brewers Association (IBA) has welcomed the passage of the Breweries and Distilleries Bill in the Seanad, which will allow craft brewers and distillers to sell their products on site to visitors, without the need to acquire a full licence.  This follows the successful passage of the bill in the Dáil last week.  The [...]

Irish Brewers Association welcome passage of Craft Drinks (Distilleries and Breweries) Bill2018-07-24T21:41:35+00:00

Archway Lager team up with Eatyard to create GREATYARD

2018-07-18T14:35:37+00:00

Archway, the newest addition to the Franciscan Well portfolio, is teaming up with Eatyard on the 28th and 29th of July to create GREATYARD, a celebratory weekend of great music, great food and of course, great lager. Located at Ireland’s coolest food market in Richmond Street South, Dublin, Archway are inviting people to transform their weekend from [...]

Archway Lager team up with Eatyard to create GREATYARD2018-07-18T14:35:37+00:00

Carlsberg don’t do music festivals but if they did…

2018-07-18T14:36:36+00:00

It seems like a new music festival pops up every week. While some may appear to be in it for a fast buck, others like the KnockanStockan Music & Arts Festival, are clearly in it for the love of the music. The team behind the three-day event took 2017 off but are back with a [...]

Carlsberg don’t do music festivals but if they did…2018-07-18T14:36:36+00:00