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BARTENDER BATTLES IT OUT TO REPRESENT IRELAND AT OPIHR WORLD ADVENTURE COCKTAIL COMPETITION IN ISTANBUL

When The Opihr World Adventure Cocktail Competition called upon Ireland’s explorer bartenders to create the ultimate Opihr cocktail featuring local ingredients, the call was answered with aplomb! After skilful and stellar performances from each of the ten finalists at Dublin’s newly-opened Ukiyo bar, the winner was announced as industry legend Barney O’Kane from One Goose Entry in Belfast. Speaking after the event, Barney was delighted with his [...]

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

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 licence figures published by Revenue - which tracks the number [...]

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