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April 2019

CARLSBERG UNFILTERED WILL DONATE GREENERY TO DUBLIN 8

2019-04-23T13:38:37+00:00

Carlsberg Unfiltered will repurpose a variety of plants that are being used for its living eco billboard later this month. The billboard, which features an array of 1,300 plants in the heart of Dublin City Centre, was installed as part of Carlsberg’sTogether Towards ZERO green agenda. Eclipse and Plant Up were behind the special build, in partnership [...]

CARLSBERG UNFILTERED WILL DONATE GREENERY TO DUBLIN 82019-04-23T13:38:37+00:00

February 2019

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

2019-02-28T15:49:28+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…2019-02-28T15:49:28+00:00

Mescan launch the first of the ‘Seven Virtues’ beers

2019-02-28T11:28:29+00:00

Mescan Brewery have launched the first of the ‘Seven Virtues’ series of one-off brews. It comes hot on heels of their successful Beoir na Nollag Christmas beer and provides quite a contrast in style. Crisp and slightly dry-hopped, it is a nod in the direction of both tradition and innovation. Seven Virtues Lager has an alcohol content [...]

Mescan launch the first of the ‘Seven Virtues’ beers2019-02-28T11:28:29+00:00

December 2018

Franciscan Well’s 20th Anniversary

2019-02-28T11:47:55+00:00

The award-winning Franciscan Well brewery hosted a party at the Brewpub in Cork City recently, to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Founded by Shane Long (right) in 1998, Franciscan Well was one of the original Irish craft brewers. Following a €3 million investment on a state of the art brewhouse and brewing equipment in 2014, it now [...]

Franciscan Well’s 20th Anniversary2019-02-28T11:47:55+00:00

November 2018

International Stout Festival

2019-02-28T12:12:23+00:00

International Stout Festival took place at the Guinness Storehouse from 1 – 4 November to mark the worldwide celebration of the iconic beer style. Visitors to the Guinness Storehouse over the four days were treated to a special line-up to celebrate all things stout; featuring diverse and colourful beer experiences, stout inspired menus, complimentary food [...]

International Stout Festival2019-02-28T12:12:23+00:00

October 2018

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

2019-02-28T12:23:48+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 economy2019-02-28T12:23:48+00:00

September 2018

Donegal publicans support Garda drugs campaign

2019-02-28T12:26:11+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 campaign2019-02-28T12:26:11+00:00

Carlsberg launches Snap Pack in UK

2019-02-28T12:34:21+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 UK2019-02-28T12:34:21+00:00

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

2019-02-28T12:46:22+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 20052019-02-28T12:46:22+00:00

August 2018

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

2019-02-28T12:56:58+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 20182019-02-28T12:56:58+00:00