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# vintners - Monday 14 September, 2020

Publicans in Dublin urge government to 'stick with its decision' on 21 September re-opening date

The Licenced Vintners Association said today that publicans in Dublin and around the country deserve the chance to re-open.

# vintners - Monday 24 August, 2020

Two-thirds of pubs still closed outside Dublin say they'll go out of business by January if current conditions persist

So-called wet pubs don’t expect to be permitted to re-open any time soon.

# vintners - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Two-metre social distancing rule could be reduced to one metre for pubs and restaurants opening this month

Restaurants and pubs which serve food are due to repen at the end of June.

# vintners - Saturday 25 April, 2020

After 'traumatic week', publicans looking for light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel

Health Minister Simon Harris said last week he can’t see “packed pubs” until there’s a Covid-19 vaccine.

# vintners - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Publicans 'may feel under pressure' as Sky takes 100s of cases against pubs illegally showing matches

Sky says it takes the matters to court to protect its actual customers, while publicans say the cost of a subscription is too costly.

# vintners - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Publicans warn that increased violence in pubs could lead to a death

The head of the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland has said an increase in attacks has happened in recent years.

# vintners - Monday 20 October, 2014

When should drinkers have their supply cut off?... A new course teaches bartenders how to decide

The 90 minute online course is being backed by vintners groups…

# vintners - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

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

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 - Saturday 23 June, 2012

6 incredibly fiendish tricks to make you buy stuff

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?

# vintners - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures Budget 2012 This post contains images

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures

There was plenty at stake in the austere Budget presented by Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan over the past two days. This slideshow will fill you in…

# vintners - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Who is stealing Germany's grapes?

Vineyard owners are patrolling their land at night as thieves have been making off with a small fortune in valuable fruit.

# vintners - Monday 3 January, 2011

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

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.