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# Whiskey

All time
# boann distillery
Historian brings collection of long-lost Irish whiskey recipes back to life
The recipes were unearthed and brought back to life by leading whiskey historian Fionnan O’Connor, at the Boann Distillery in Co Meath.
# Whiskey galore
100-year-old Irish whiskey expected to fetch €12,000 at auction
The whiskey is a 16-year matured single malt from the George Roe distillery.
# Tools of the trade
'When I was growing up, people perceived Irish whiskey to be your grandfather's drink'
Tools of the Trade: Jack Teeling on building a global brand and why he took up running.
# food and drink
Pour me another: Tourists are finding Irish whiskey neat but the Scots still reign
Ireland’s reputation as a whiskey haven is on the rise but there’s plenty of work to be done
# policy and economy
Ireland's whiskey industry breathed a sigh of relief after escaping US tariffs - at least for now
Distillers are looking at new horizons after the scare, but the US is still top for a drop of the pure.
The Irish For: How did Irish céilí dancing end up with a waltz but no tango?
Dances and words travel between cultures in a similar way, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.
# food and drink
Your crash course in ... how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey
Irish whiskey could get dragged into a transatlantic trade dispute.
# down the drain
Fire at US Jim Beam warehouse destroys 45,000 barrels of bourbon, as alcohol flows into river
State officials are now worried that the runoff whiskey seeping into the Kentucky River could kill fish.
# Revenue
Over 10,200 litres of smuggled whiskey seized in Dublin Port
The alcohol, worth a quarter of a million euro to the Exchequer, was discovered in a trailer that had originated from Poland.
# food and drink
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.
# power of the brand
What do people in the US and China think about Irish whiskey? Bord Bia wants to find out
Bord Bia issued the tender, saying both countries represented “significant opportunities for growth” of the whiskey market.
The Irish For... it's fun to drink uisce beatha in a síbín - but watch out for the poison drop
If the Irish phrase for a hangover doesn’t put you off drink nothing will – ‘braon nimhe sa ceann’ means ‘a poison drop to the head’, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.
# not notorious
After branding battle, Conor McGregor will call his whiskey Proper No. Twelve
The MMA fighter’s new product will initially launch in Ireland and the US.
# food and drink
'We've put in effort, money, time': John Teeling won't axe his Louth whiskey warehouse plan... yet
The Great Northern Distillery owner is fighting to keep the €20 million project alive.
# Dublin Liberties Distillery
The head of Dublin’s newest distillery thinks half of whiskey ventures won't survive the next decade
There are expected to be more than 30 whiskey distilleries in Ireland by 2020.
# trade war
Whiskey sales are surging but the threat of US tariffs is souring the industry's high spirits
Nearly 120 million bottles of Irish whiskey were sold around the world last year.
# food and drink
The firm behind a major whiskey project says claims it would scar Westmeath are 'exaggerated'
Vault Whiskey Store has appealed the refusal for its €138m development.
# a fine drop
'Distillers will go out of business': Why Ireland needs to build big whiskey warehouses
Developers are worried planning delays could hurt small firms.
# fake booze
A Chinese man paid €8,500 for a glass of 139-year-old scotch that turned out to be fake
The owner of the Swiss bar travelled to Beijing and refunded the customer.
# IT Carlow
New course hoping to make most of brewing and distillery 'renaissance'
18 students will soon start the honours degree course, the first of its kind in Ireland.
# Cheers
Could Irish gin be the new Irish whiskey?
Ireland’s distillers are cashing in on the gin craze
# pintwoman
Here's Halle Berry chugging an entire pint of whiskey at Comic Con
Down in one.
# Whiskey a go go
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.
# roe and co
Diageo just announced a whiskey version of the Storehouse, and a brand new whiskey to go with it
The name of George Roe is coming back.
# sponsored by tullamore dew
How beer and whiskey became Irish specialities
And how the ‘boilermaker’ cocktail is having a bit of a moment.
# Whiskey a go go
Jameson is a global favourite, but high taxes are dampening sales at home
The brand has been riding high worldwide with the resurgence in Irish whiskey.
# no chill
This dad found a whiskey bottle in his daughter's room and responded brilliantly
“We heard a news report about people breaking into houses and hiding whiskey bottles, so if that’s the case…”
# whiskey bonding
The company behind Jameson and Powers wants to sell Paddy to a US firm
Irish Distillers has predicted there will be no impact on jobs here.
# Uisce beatha
The thirst for Irish whiskey is so strong distillers may struggle to keep up
The opportunity is there for the spirit to make major inroads in several markets.
# simple
Here's how to make this decadent ice cream and whiskey cocktail dessert
# Viva la revolution
Ireland's gin revolution is about to kick off
Distillers line up to benefit from consumers’ appetite for premium spirits.
# good spirits
Meet the new batch of distillers behind an Irish whiskey resurgence
The spirit has been going through a boom.
# zero gravity
This futuristic glass lets astronauts drink whiskey in space
*Provided you’ve figured out a way to travel into space.
# Fire Water
This is what happened when a warehouse full of whiskey was hit by lightning causing a "firenado"
800,000 gallons of whiskey was destroyed.
# Liquid gold
One family is bringing whiskey distilling back to Drogheda after nearly 50 years
The Boann Distillery is due to start production before the end of the year.
# Next Level
The whiskey doughnut has been invented and it looks unreal
This is exactly what we all needed.
# whiskey business
This Dingle whiskey distillery is selling vodka and gin to help fund the business
You have to play the long game if you want to get into the whiskey business, which is why the Dingle Whiskey Distillery is thinking outside the box.
# Drink up
Irish whiskey will always have to be made in Ireland
In the last decade, Irish whiskey exports grew by almost 200%.
# Irish Coffee
13 Irish coffees to sample before you die
Irish up that coffee.
# down the drain
Tullamore Dew and Bulmers are cutting jobs in Clonmel
The news was described as “genuinely shocking” for workers.