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# drinks-industry - Friday 27 December, 2019

Health minister asks media outlets not to use Drinkaware information
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Health minister asks media outlets not to use Drinkaware information

Dec 27th 2019, 6:45 AM 41,187 Views 26 Comments

Drinkaware is funded by the drinks industry and Harris asked media organisations to use HSE information.

# drinks-industry - Thursday 31 August, 2017

The Irish pub is under threat from tourists flocking to 'more affordable' Britain
# Drinks Industry
# Drinks Industry

The Irish pub is under threat from tourists flocking to 'more affordable' Britain

Aug 31st 2017, 3:48 PM 914 Views 1 Comment

That’s according to a drinks lobby group that thinks a cut in excise duty could help solve the problem.

# drinks-industry - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'From Puck Fair to the Cork Jazz, our festivals are dependent on the drinks industry'
# Public Health Alcohol Bill
# Public Health Alcohol Bill

'From Puck Fair to the Cork Jazz, our festivals are dependent on the drinks industry'

Jul 4th 2017, 6:15 AM 4,755 Views 44 Comments

The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill will jeopardise the partnerships that make cultural events possible, writes Patricia Callan.

# drinks-industry - Monday 25 July, 2016

Drinks lobby says Brexit vote makes strong case for alcohol tax reduction
# Bring It Down
# Bring It Down

Drinks lobby says Brexit vote makes strong case for alcohol tax reduction

Jul 25th 2016, 8:28 AM 12,399 Views 35 Comments

The lobby group called on the government to make every possible effort in October’s Budget to compensate for the negative effect of Brexit.

# drinks-industry - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Nothing is denting the world's appetite for Irish dairy
# Holy Cow!
# Holy Cow!

Nothing is denting the world's appetite for Irish dairy

Jan 13th 2016, 12:00 PM 10,638 Views 12 Comments

The sector was the biggest contributor to record food and drink exports in 2015.

# drinks-industry - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

The 2 reasons Bulmers Cider has been really suffering so far this year
# Cider House Rules
# Cider House Rules

The 2 reasons Bulmers Cider has been really suffering so far this year

Oct 28th 2015, 10:22 AM 29,059 Views 46 Comments

But the drink is still easily Ireland’s top-selling cider.

# drinks-industry - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Meet the winemakers producing the nectar of the Gods in the land of Guinness
# Grape Expectations
# Grape Expectations

Meet the winemakers producing the nectar of the Gods in the land of Guinness

Sep 27th 2015, 10:00 PM 32,576 Views 17 Comments

A few brave – or foolhardy – souls are defying the odds to make Irish wine.

# drinks-industry - Sunday 13 September, 2015

This Irish company may have finally found an answer to crap pub wine
# Wine Not?
# Wine Not?

This Irish company may have finally found an answer to crap pub wine

Sep 13th 2015, 5:30 PM 33,047 Views 26 Comments

WineLab want to bring wine-on-tap to the masses.

# drinks-industry - Sunday 6 September, 2015

How two men built a pub and brewing empire from the depths of the recession
# Lager Than Life
# Lager Than Life

How two men built a pub and brewing empire from the depths of the recession

Sep 6th 2015, 7:00 PM 36,219 Views 19 Comments

We talked to one of the brains behind the Galway Bay Brewery about pub closures, craft beer and the Wetherspoon effect.

# drinks-industry - Monday 31 August, 2015

See ya Australia and au revoir France, Ireland has a new favourite winemaker
# Grape Expectations
# Grape Expectations

See ya Australia and au revoir France, Ireland has a new favourite winemaker

Aug 31st 2015, 2:02 PM 31,875 Views 36 Comments

We have all the figures for what local drinkers were sipping last year.

# drinks-industry - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Irish whiskey will always have to be made in Ireland
# Drink Up
# Drink Up

Irish whiskey will always have to be made in Ireland

Jul 28th 2015, 12:33 PM 26,161 Views 44 Comments

In the last decade, Irish whiskey exports grew by almost 200%.

# drinks-industry - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Tullamore Dew and Bulmers are cutting jobs in Clonmel
# Down The Drain
# Down The Drain

Tullamore Dew and Bulmers are cutting jobs in Clonmel

Jul 2nd 2015, 6:07 PM 18,760 Views 31 Comments

The news was described as “genuinely shocking” for workers.

# drinks-industry - Monday 22 June, 2015

Bottles of wine look likely to be set at a minimum of €8, cans of beer at €2
# Pint Of Order
# Pint Of Order

Bottles of wine look likely to be set at a minimum of €8, cans of beer at €2

Jun 22nd 2015, 8:46 PM 47,224 Views 225 Comments

It would be part of minimum-pricing laws to set a floor price on beer, wine and spirits.

# drinks-industry - Monday 8 June, 2015

Inside the first whiskey distillery to open in Dublin in over 125 years
# Whiskey Business
# Whiskey Business

Inside the first whiskey distillery to open in Dublin in over 125 years

Jun 8th 2015, 5:15 PM 45,470 Views 24 Comments

The Teeling Whiskey Distillery is keeping alive a family tradition that started more than two centuries ago.

# drinks-industry - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

One of the world's worst-rated beers is crushing all the competition
# Una Cerveza
# Una Cerveza

One of the world's worst-rated beers is crushing all the competition

May 19th 2015, 5:30 PM 50,752 Views 97 Comments

‘Faded aromas of sulphur, faint skunk, mild cooked veggies.’

# drinks-industry - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Last year the sun went away... so people stopped drinking cider
# Cider House Rules
# Cider House Rules

Last year the sun went away... so people stopped drinking cider

May 13th 2015, 1:34 PM 16,667 Views 35 Comments

Irish ciders Bulmers and Magners had a tough 2014.

A century ago Irish whiskey dominated the world - so what happened?
# Rise And Fall
# Rise And Fall

A century ago Irish whiskey dominated the world - so what happened?

May 13th 2015, 6:01 AM 23,387 Views 25 Comments

Exports aren’t expected to hit the peaks of over 100 years ago again until 2020.

# drinks-industry - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

How Irish whiskey has been brought back from 'near extinction'
# A Fine Drop
# A Fine Drop

How Irish whiskey has been brought back from 'near extinction'

May 12th 2015, 4:03 PM 28,845 Views 70 Comments

Thousands of rural jobs could be created if the local sector recreates the success of the Scotch industry.

# drinks-industry - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Two years after being sold to Coke, has this company kept its innocence?
# Strange Bedfellows
# Strange Bedfellows

Two years after being sold to Coke, has this company kept its innocence?

May 3rd 2015, 9:30 AM 39,283 Views 16 Comments

We talk to Innocent Drinks about competition, cults and getting into bed with a multinational.

# drinks-industry - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

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

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

Apr 14th 2015, 8:00 PM 87 Views 42 Comments

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

# drinks-industry - Friday 6 March, 2015

Anti-alcohol campaign group say criticism is "premature"
# Opposition
# Opposition

Anti-alcohol campaign group say criticism is "premature"

Mar 6th 2015, 1:56 PM 8,041 Views 39 Comments

The group have issued a number of radio and billboard advertisements in recent weeks.

# drinks-industry - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Bulmers owner wants to buy English pubs because they're not drinking enough Irish cider
# Drink Up Chaps
# Drink Up Chaps

Bulmers owner wants to buy English pubs because they're not drinking enough Irish cider

Oct 29th 2014, 10:43 AM 12,623 Views 31 Comments

About 1,200 pubs to be exact – that should do the trick.

# drinks-industry - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

The government needs to rethink its approach to whiskey (and not the stuff in the Dáil bar)
# Make Mine A Double
# Make Mine A Double

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

Jun 24th 2014, 2:00 PM 10,305 Views 13 Comments

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.

# drinks-industry - Friday 30 May, 2014

Opinion: The first step to fixing Ireland's alcohol problem? Fight back against the drinks industry
# Problem Drinking
# Problem Drinking

Opinion: The first step to fixing Ireland's alcohol problem? Fight back against the drinks industry

May 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 751 Views 92 Comments

88 people die every month in Ireland as a direct result of alcohol. Drink is wreaking havoc on our health and finances – and it’s time to push back.

# drinks-industry - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

'It's not my intention to treat the drinks industry like a pariah' says Alex White
# Drink
# Drink

'It's not my intention to treat the drinks industry like a pariah' says Alex White

Apr 2nd 2014, 7:05 PM 8,236 Views 25 Comments

Minister of State at the Department of Health said conflicting interests of the drinks industry and health professionals cannot be reconciled when it comes to formulating public health policy.

# drinks-industry - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Committee: Sponsorship of sport by alcohol companies ‘should remain in place’
# Booze Ban
# Booze Ban

Committee: Sponsorship of sport by alcohol companies ‘should remain in place’

Jul 2nd 2013, 1:53 PM 10,331 Views 89 Comments

An Oireachtas Committee has published a series of recommendations today on the government proposals to ban alcohol companies from sponsoring sport.

# drinks-industry - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Meet the new boss: Guinness maker Diageo appoints new CEO
# Diageo
# Diageo

Meet the new boss: Guinness maker Diageo appoints new CEO

May 7th 2013, 8:17 AM 9,159 Views 10 Comments

Ivan Menezes replaces Paul Walsh who is stepping down after over a decade at the helm of the world’s biggest producer of alcoholic drinks.

# drinks-industry - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Alcohol Forum chairman calls for levy on drinks industry
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Alcohol Forum chairman calls for levy on drinks industry

Mar 20th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,959 Views 48 Comments

The National Alcohol Conference was told by Pat Harvey that Ireland’s drinking “is of epidemic proportions” and that parents should ask if their drinking impacts their family.

# drinks-industry - Saturday 23 June, 2012

6 incredibly fiendish tricks to make you buy stuff
# Touch Me
# Touch Me

6 incredibly fiendish tricks to make you buy stuff

Jun 23rd 2012, 9:30 AM 12,974 Views 18 Comments

It turns out that Apple deliberately angle their laptops at the precise angle of 70 degrees to get you to touch their product. What else are companies doing to get us to spend money?

# drinks-industry - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Report calls for ban on alcohol sponsorship of sport and festivals
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Report calls for ban on alcohol sponsorship of sport and festivals

Feb 7th 2012, 8:50 PM 3,459 Views 46 Comments

New restrictions on advertising and price increases are also among measures proposed by a Government-sponsored panel.

# drinks-industry - Saturday 17 December, 2011

Sláinte! Irish distillery bought for €73million
# Whiskey
# Whiskey

Sláinte! Irish distillery bought for €73million

Dec 17th 2011, 3:13 PM 5,505 Views 17 Comments

The Cooley distillery, Ireland’s last remaining independent whiskey maker, has been bought by US giant Beam.