Yearly Archives: 2019

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19 03, 2019

5 Star Shane Treacy appointed as Managing Director at Mercantile Entertainment Group

Shane Treacy Mercantile Group After joining the Mercantile Entertainment Group in in January 2018 as Group Manager, Treacy now takes the helm of one of the country’s largest hospitality groups. Following a very successful year, the highlight of which was reopening Dublin’s iconic Café en Seine venue, Treacy will now lead the Group into an exciting period. Speaking about the role, Treacy said: “This is incredibly exciting. It is a chance to head up and be part of a young and dynamic team that can really make its mark on the hospitality sector in Dublin. We have incredible venues, super management and staff and an excellent support network in the central team. I want us to do something special as a group.” “The Dublin customer is one of the most discerning in the world and we have a [...]

13 03, 2019

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a Mór Gin trip to Dublin and other prizes

Irish craft gin brand Mór Irish Gin will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day day this year by giving your customers the chance to win ‘An Irish Gin Adventure’ - A trip for 2, for 2 nights to Dublin to make gin with Eoin Bara at his new gin school. Bars can receive a promotion kit within 24 hours of contacting Helen Dakin at Brand Central UK. Paddy's Day promotion is open until 31st March when main winner will be drawn. Founder and Lead Distiller, Eoin Bara, commented; “With Mór gin we are striving to deliver a bold and exciting drinking experience – a taste adventure. We also want to celebrate our Irish heritage. This campaign brings all these elements together. The winners get to explore not only one of the most lively and exciting cities in Europe but also get an in-depth Gin master class, including [...]

8 03, 2019

The Irish Village Dubai is Recruiting More Irish Staff

Ever wanted to live and work in the sand, sea and sun-kissed super-city of Dubai? Now is your chance this Sunday 11th March. The award-winning Irish Village Dubai is looking for service staff to join its amazing venue in tax-free Dubai where they have the largest number of Irish staff working in their bars anywhere in the world outside of Ireland. The team at Irish Village Dubai which is now working on opening its third venue and are looking to add even more to the authenticity of their bars by coming to Ireland to recruit more Irish staff on Sunday March 11th in Dublin City Centre. Historically, Irish pubs are renowned throughout the world for their vibrant and friendly atmosphere, full of character and characters and above all, a place where you immediately feel at home. The Irish Village in Dubai [...]

1 03, 2019

Jose Cuervo Tradicional Silver Tequila Launches Best Margarita Competition

Jose Cuervo is challenging bartenders all over Ireland to create an innovative Cuervo Tradicional Silver margarita with a twist, and submit their entry on www.cuervomargarita.ie. and win a trip to Tequila to experience the traditional process from the agave fields to the distillation and maturation process. They will step back in time and walk down into the private family cellar, the only place in the world where Jose Cuervo Reserva de la Familia is finished and will savour a dram straight from the barrel! The creators of the most impressive margaritas will be invited to the live final in Dublin on 14th May, where finalists will compete to win the title of Ireland’s Best Margarita in front of a panel of international judges. Jose Cuervo started promoting the margarita as early as 1945, aiming to build morale after World War II [...]

16 01, 2019

Irish Hospitality Global Appoints Food for Thought as Media Partner

Irish Hospitality Global has confirmed the appointment of Food for Thought - FFT.ie as its official trade media partner, giving Irish hospitality operators across the world access to the most relevant and up to date news and views from all sectors. Food for Thought - FFT.ie is the Irish Hospitality Global Digest and is powered by a daily updated website, backed by a monthly magazine with a domestic Irish audience of nearly 50,000 readers every month.  An international edition of the magazine, aimed at members of Irish Hospitality Global as well as partners and industry stakeholders, is in development and is anticipated for release by the end of Q1 2019.  The website will increasingly incorporate international news from North America, Canada, the UK and continental Europe as the year progresses. As part of the agreement, Irish Hospitality Global will be [...]

2 01, 2019

Powers Irish Whiskey unveils new Powers Quarter in Dublin

Powers Irish Whiskey has unveiled the Powers Quarter; a collaboration between six Dublin bars that each tell a different chapter of Powers’ Bold Character and its illustrious Dublin whiskey history since 1791. The six Dublin bars included lie within walking distance of the old John’s Lane distillery and original Powers bottling hall on Drury Street. The new initiative aims to celebrate the historic Powers neighbourhood by bringing to life the bars’ historic links to the brand through Powers-educated bartenders, point-of-sale and signature serves inspired by the Powers story. The new Powers Quarter covers Thomas House, Market Bar, The Oak, The Swan, Idlewild and John Fallon’s The Capstan Bar. The new collaboration is supported by social media, PR and a dedicated website on which whiskey fans can download the map and take a virtual tour. The journey is free to participate in for [...]