Monthly Archives: March 2015

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25 03, 2015

The Irish Pub Company design and build of Fadó Midtown Atlanta

A piece from The Irish Pub Company on the design of the new Fadó Midtown, Atlanta.   An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, used his US visit to promote the best from Ireland. He visited the latest addition to the Irish Pub Company design and build portfolio; Fadó Midtown, Atlanta. Fadó Midtown is our latest example of the Irish Pub Company Revitalised Irish Pub Concept which Mel McNally, our CEO, presented at the Irish Pubs Global Gathering event in February. Mel McNally, CEO of the Irish Pub Company says that ‘Irish Pubs need to surprise and keep on surprising. Our team at the Irish Pub Company have revisited the research with Guinness, we have examined the influencing factors on the Irish Pub and our designs have evolved to meet the demands of 2015 and beyond.’ We at the Irish Pub Company have [...]

23 03, 2015

Jameson launch ‘Bottle Your Own’ whiskey facility at the Old Jameson Distillery Dublin

Earlier this month, Jameson launched their new 'Bottle Your Own' whiskey facility at the Old Jameson Distillery, Dublin. The new initiative, which also launches at the Jameson Experience Midleton this month, offers Jameson lovers a unique personalised premium whiskey experience. Whiskey fans start by selecting a 700ml bottle, and once filled, consumers personalise their own bottle label with their name, the date, the number of the cask, the bottle number and the alcohol strength before placing the label carefully on the bottle and creating their own completely exclusive bottle of Jameson Select Reserve Cask Strength Black Barrel. Upon completion, consumers can log their very own bottle in the Jameson Select Reserve Cask Strength Black Barrel ledger, ensuring that their bottle becomes part of the history of Jameson forever. The ‘Bottle Your Own’ concept was developed by Jameson in response to [...]

12 03, 2015

Winners of the Dubliner Whiskey Cocktail Challenge at the Gathering 2015

‘West Dubliner’, ‘Arre…Bless’ and ‘Morning Joyce’ emerged the three winners of the best original cocktail recipes based on Dubliner liqueur whiskey at the recent Irish Pubs Global Gathering event at the National Convention Centre. The three cocktail creations were deamed up by Michael Woods of St Judes GAA Club in Dublin, James Halligan of the Forty-One cocktail bar and nightclub in Navan and Oisin Kelly of Toners Bar in Lower Baggot Street respectively. A special feature of this year’s IPG Gathering Event the cocktail challenge was sponsored by Dubliner liqueur whiskey. The initiative, between the DIT Bar and Beverage Management Studies, Irish Pubs Global and Dalcassian Spirits and Wines, brought together DIT students in a unique cocktail challenge for all the delegates from over 22 countries. The IPG Cocktail Challenge winning recipes created by the DIT students were as follows: [...]

9 03, 2015

Gathering 2015 provides platform for global Irish brand owners to support Irish hospitality around the world

Peter Nash, Tourism Ireland “Our research still shows that visiting an Irish pub is one of the most appealing experiences for visitors to Ireland. The Irish Pubs Global Network gives us a real opportunity to use the 3,000 authentic Irish pubs overseas to showcase our culture, food and drink to attract additional visitors to the island of Ireland". “The 2015 Gathering is helping to support job creation in Ireland, through ever shrinking borders, building greater links between Irish pub owners worldwide with publicans in Ireland, and by so doing is helping Ireland’s hospitality sector to achieve desirable growth into the future”, said Founder and President of Irish Pubs Global Federation, Enda O’Coineen. The Irish Pubs Global Gathering 2015 took place on Friday 27th & 28th February in the Convention Centre Dublin providing an opportunity for overseas investors to network with [...]