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# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Sunday 17 October, 2021

Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'

Oct 17th 2021, 1:19 PM 29,653 Views 41 Comments

Nphet will meet on Monday to consider its recommendations to Government ahead of the planned lifting of restrictions on Friday.

# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Explainer: How will the government's new Covid support scheme for businesses work?
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

Explainer: How will the government's new Covid support scheme for businesses work?

Oct 13th 2020, 6:23 PM 22,182 Views 5 Comments

Applications for the scheme will open next week.

Supports in Budget will bring 'some degree of confidence' to publicans, Vintners Federation says
# Pubs
# Pubs

Supports in Budget will bring 'some degree of confidence' to publicans, Vintners Federation says

Oct 13th 2020, 4:30 PM 16,717 Views 5 Comments

Paschal Donohoe announced the various reliefs for the hospitality sector today.

# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Publicans blast 'crazy' new rule requiring details of food orders to be kept for 28 days
# SUBSTANTIAL MEAL
# SUBSTANTIAL MEAL

Publicans blast 'crazy' new rule requiring details of food orders to be kept for 28 days

Updated Sep 3rd 2020, 7:55 PM 51,530 Views 142 Comments

One Fianna Fáil TD condemned the new rules as ‘authoritarian’.

# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Friday 28 August, 2020

Sale of alcohol should be restricted if we're facing another lockdown, Vintners' Federation says
# Prohibition
# Prohibition

Sale of alcohol should be restricted if we're facing another lockdown, Vintners' Federation says

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 1:32 PM 207,632 Views 269 Comments

CEO Padraig Cribben said restrictions on the sale of alcohol from off licences and supermarkets should be considered.

# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

'All we are getting is tea and sympathy': Half of Ireland's restaurants could close without aid, industry warns
# Aid Package Plea
# Aid Package Plea

'All we are getting is tea and sympathy': Half of Ireland's restaurants could close without aid, industry warns

Jun 30th 2020, 6:26 PM 17,974 Views 14 Comments

The Restaurants Association of Ireland is seeking rent cuts from landlords, official grants and greater flexibility from banks and utility companies.

# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Two more Dublin pubs take FBD Insurance to the High Court
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

Two more Dublin pubs take FBD Insurance to the High Court

May 21st 2020, 3:15 PM 68,933 Views 30 Comments

Insurance companies have been criticised by publicans’ groups for refusing to honour business interruption policies.

# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Debunked: That WhatsApp message about a 'strict ban on alcohol' from tomorrow is, at best, an April Fool's joke
# April Fools
# April Fools

Debunked: That WhatsApp message about a 'strict ban on alcohol' from tomorrow is, at best, an April Fool's joke

Apr 1st 2020, 6:37 PM 41,887 Views 26 Comments

The image claims that there will be “a strict ban of alcohol” from tomorrow, meaning that off-licences would close.

# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Rural pubs will be worst hit if cigarette vending machines banned in pubs, vintners insist
# New Legislation
# New Legislation

Rural pubs will be worst hit if cigarette vending machines banned in pubs, vintners insist

Oct 22nd 2019, 8:21 PM 15,345 Views 37 Comments

Proposed legislation will also be looked at to limit the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under 18 years old.

# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Monday 2 February, 2015

Fitzgerald is looking at possibility of allowing Good Friday alcohol sales
# Holy Spirits
# Holy Spirits

Fitzgerald is looking at possibility of allowing Good Friday alcohol sales

Feb 2nd 2015, 8:32 PM 19,635 Views 104 Comments

The minister met with representative groups last week but said public opinion on this issue is “deeply divided”.

# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Saturday 25 January, 2014

'There's something distasteful about a sportsperson promoting a drug'
# Alcohol Sponsorship
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# Alcohol Sponsorship

'There's something distasteful about a sportsperson promoting a drug'

Jan 25th 2014, 10:30 AM 22,236 Views 40 Comments

Labour Deputy Eamonn Maloney was frustrated that a Dáil committee backed away from the issues of alcohol sponsorship in sport.

# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Publicans want 'lid levy' to replace losses from alcohol sports sponsorship ban
# Sponsorship
# Sponsorship

Publicans want 'lid levy' to replace losses from alcohol sports sponsorship ban

Jul 30th 2013, 7:30 AM 11,884 Views 57 Comments

Vintners say a 15 per cent levy on off-licence sales would raise over €200 million to replace funding lost by banning alcohol companies from sponsoring sports events.

# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Sports clubs could lose €3.5m if pubs banned from sponsorship - VFI
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Sports clubs could lose €3.5m if pubs banned from sponsorship - VFI

May 14th 2013, 7:40 AM 6,654 Views 37 Comments

The Vintners Federation of Ireland says it believes a ban on alcohol sponsorship would also apply to local parish pubs.

# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Publicans gloomy on prospects
# Irish Pubs
# Irish Pubs

Publicans gloomy on prospects

Oct 18th 2012, 10:33 AM 4,592 Views 52 Comments

82 per cent believe trade will deteriorate further, with 76 per cent reporting a fall in spending.

# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Saturday 13 October, 2012

'Shocking' plans to raise price of pint
# Cheers
# Cheers

'Shocking' plans to raise price of pint

Oct 13th 2012, 1:24 PM 18,080 Views 117 Comments

Guinness, Budweiser and Carlsberg are among the drinks expected to see a price increase.

# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Budget 2012: Criticism for ‘tokenistic’ 25c hike on pack of 20 cigarettes
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Budget 2012: Criticism for ‘tokenistic’ 25c hike on pack of 20 cigarettes

Dec 6th 2011, 6:38 PM 6,844 Views 34 Comments

Budget 2012 will add an extra 25c to the price of a packet of 20 cigarettes, though alcohol excise is unchanged for now.

# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Poll: Should Ireland set a minimum price on alcohol?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland set a minimum price on alcohol?

Nov 22nd 2011, 11:32 AM 6,132 Views 88 Comments

The government intends to introduce a ‘price floor’ in attempts to curb alcohol abuse. Do you back their plan?

# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Irish publicans call for end to cut-price booze
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Irish publicans call for end to cut-price booze

Oct 22nd 2011, 4:27 PM 1,298 Views 58 Comments

The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland has backed calls by a Minister of State to introduce a minimum price for alcohol.

# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Coming down the social hub? VFI plans to take pubs into the future
# Eh?
# Eh?

Coming down the social hub? VFI plans to take pubs into the future

Jun 2nd 2011, 3:38 PM 1,182 Views 0 Comments

Publicans nationwide need to turn their bars into “event driven social locations”, as well as embracing Facebook and Twitter, according to Vintners Federation Ireland.

# vintners-federation-of-ireland - Monday 3 January, 2011

Off-licences force one pub to close every day - VFI
# Pubs
# Pubs

Off-licences force one pub to close every day - VFI

Jan 3rd 2011, 11:55 AM 1,616 Views 0 Comments

The price of securing a licence to sell alcohol in a supermarket is forcing pubs to close at the rate of one per day, vintners say.