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# diageo - Thursday 13 June, 2019

The boss of Roe & Co hopes the new whiskey distillery will become an events magnet

Diageo’s mullimillion-euro attraction opens next week.

# diageo - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Diageo to offer 26 weeks fully paid paternity leave to male employees in Ireland

Diageo is introducing the paid paternity scheme from 1 July.

# diageo - Thursday 10 January, 2019

The boss of Diageo's local whiskey says Ireland's luxury range is 'underdeveloped'

The drinks giant wants its new Roe & Co brand to take the lead in the super premium category.

# diageo - Monday 25 September, 2017

Paschal Donohoe begins transfer of Diageo shares into wife’s name ahead of Budget

The shares are being transferred in a bid to avoid any potential conflict ahead of next month’s Budget.

# diageo - Friday 14 July, 2017

Donohoe defends his share-holdings in drinks company Diageo

Three ministers were asked about their share-holdings during a press conference today.

# diageo - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Diageo gets the go-ahead to build €25 million whiskey distillery in Dublin city

The distillery will be used for its new premium blended Irish whiskey, Roe & Co.

# diageo - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Guinness-maker Diageo is building a Dublin distillery to create a 'luxury whiskey'

The drinks giant will release its own Irish blend this March.

# diageo - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Smithwick's will be the first Irish beer to reveal its calories

The information labels are expected to feature across the entire Guinness range by early 2017.

# diageo - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Complaint against Guinness upheld over Facebook post that implied 'therapeutic qualities'

Complaint against Guinness upheld over Facebook post that implied 'therapeutic qualities'

Guinness said that the advertisement was a reference to the time it takes for their drink to settle.

# diageo - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Guinness is going vegan by removing the fish guts (wait, the fish guts?)

Yes, a gelatine made from fish bladders is used in its filtration methods.

# diageo - Thursday 6 August, 2015

The world has been losing its thirst for Irish beer

The Iatest market report from the Irish Brewers Association is in.

# diageo - Monday 8 June, 2015

Guinness could soon be owned by really, really rich Brazilian

If the rumours about Diageo are true that is.

# diageo - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

'Public health' initiatives by the drinks industry do not work and should not be allowed

Commercial interests have no place in public health, writes addiction counsellor Rolande Anderson.

# diageo - Friday 3 April, 2015

What’s the problem with an “Out-of-Control” drinking campaign?

There has been controversy surrounding an anti-binge drinking campaign which, while having an independent Board, is funded by drinks industry giant Diageo.

# diageo - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Diageo steps down from board of Stop Out of Control Drinking campaign

The initiative has been marred by the controversy over the drinking giant’s involvement.

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# diageo - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Alcohol companies may have learned some lessons from the fight against Big Tobacco

A health committee was looking at the government’s proposed new alcohol laws today.

# diageo - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Is Guinness good for you? Look at the label

Diageo will start displaying nutritional information on alcohol.

# diageo - Monday 16 March, 2015

Another blow for Diageo 'careful drinking' group - as second board member quits

Psychologist Krystian Fikert has quit the board of ‘Stop Out-Of-Control Drinking’. Dr Ciara Kelly stepped down earlier this month.

# diageo - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Guinness is launching a brand new lager

A pint of the yellow stuff, please.

From The Daily Edge Guinness is launching a brand new lager Lager Lager Lager

Guinness is launching a brand new lager

It’s the latest in a line of new beers coming from St James’ Gate.

# diageo - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Drinkers across the world are falling out of love with Guinness

But the iconic stout is making a comeback in its home country.

# diageo - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

A row over cheap Heineken pints could derail JD Wetherspoon's march on Ireland

The Dutch brewer refused to supply the latest venue in Dún Laoghaire and things snowballed from there…

# diageo - Monday 10 November, 2014

There was a protest outside the Guinness factory today, here's why

Dozens of farmers held a demonstration.

# diageo - Monday 3 November, 2014

A famous Irish whiskey is going Mexican after swap deal with Jose Cuervo tequila

Diageo in return is to acquire Tequila Don Julio outright.

# diageo - Thursday 16 October, 2014

They're offloading more premium drinks, but Guinness brewer Diageo has still taken a hit

The world’s biggest spirits group suffered a bit in Europe… and a lot in China.

# diageo - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Can't organise a Taoiseach in a brewery? Ok, Guinness can

Enda Kenny opens the biggest stout brewery in the world, but resists the temptation to have a pint.

# diageo - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Guinness is making two new beers - and here's what they'll look like Is It Craft Beer?

Guinness is making two new beers - and here's what they'll look like

The company is trying to introduce more variety into its offering.

# diageo - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Guinness to launch a blonde lager for US palates

The company had previously brought out a black lager.

# diageo - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Arthur's Day axed: Guinness confirms celebration will not be returning To Arthur No More

Arthur's Day axed: Guinness confirms celebration will not be returning

However, the company says the decision was NOT related to the backlash against the event.

# diageo - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Fancy a pint of plain? You won't get one in Wetherspoon's

Well, Guinness, anyway. You’ll get Beamish and Murphy’s.

# diageo - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

The government needs to rethink its approach to whiskey (and not the stuff in the Dáil bar)

The Oireachtas Agriculture Committee has been told that the high level of excise duty on spirits is putting the livelihoods of 12,000 families and a €1bn injection into the Irish economy at risk.

# diageo - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dublin barman with 45yrs experience hits back at "one pour" Guinness claims Pour Me

Dublin barman with 45yrs experience hits back at "one pour" Guinness claims

Is the traditional Guinness pour nothing but a “marketing myth”?

# diageo - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

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# diageo - Friday 27 September, 2013

Arthur's Day incidents 'down 50 per cent' in Dublin's city centre

However a consultant in emergency medicine said there had been a significant increase in alcohol-related admissions at St James’ Hospital in Dublin.

# diageo - Thursday 26 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 things to do on Arthur's Day that aren't drinking Guinness Arthur's Day

9 things to do on Arthur's Day that aren't drinking Guinness

Don’t want to buy the black stuff? Here’s what to do instead.

# diageo - Monday 23 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 6 angry responses to Arthur's Day Arthur's Day

6 angry responses to Arthur's Day

Not everyone approves of raising a glass ‘to Arthur’.

Watch: Ministers won't answer questions on U2's tax affairs or Arthur's Day

Meanwhile the Tánaiste joked that his door is open if Bono, one of his constituents, wants to come and discuss his tax affairs with him.

Diageo defends Arthur's Day saying it's a music festival and celebration of the pub

A spokesperson for Diageo has stated that Arthur’s Day is not about the promotion of alcohol, but is about great music acts.

# diageo - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Why are people saying 'Down with Arthur's Day'?

Why are people saying 'Down with Arthur's Day'?

The event has gathered a lot of critics, as well as supporters – but why do people dislike it?

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