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31 05, 2017

The best Irish Pubs are a premium hospitality experience

Here’s something that not many people know… The initial concept of Irish Pubs Global was formed from conversations at the Irish Economic Forum at Dublin Castle in 2010. Much of our young, talented workforce were forced to immigrate to locations all around the world to secure employment as the global recession bit hard here in Ireland. So much talent, culture and soul went with them and the country wanted to reach out to them, to keep them connected to their homeland and to encourage them to come home to visit or return to live once again. It was known that many of the Diaspora would spend time in their local Irish pub wherever they settled in the world but as independent businesses, the Irish pub sector was diverse, scattered and disconnected from one another and in many cases from Ireland. [...]

8 03, 2017

NEW – The Open Gate Brewery – Two free Exclusive Beer Innovation portfolio experiences.

The Open Gate Brewery is the home of brewing experimentation and innovation at St. James’s Gate where Guinness brewers are given license to explore new recipes, reinterpret old ones and experiment freely to bring exciting new beers to life. Guests arrive to enjoy their experimental brews, from their 1516 anniversary pilsner to their chocolate and vanilla stout, antwerpen export and their strawberry porter. IPG members will get much more than the usual great experience. You and a guest can experience true brewing innovation. Give your feedback after two personal, fully-tutored complete portfolio-tasting sessions with a Guinness Beer Specialist as an exclusive part of your IPG Premium Membership. Details in your member’s pack.

8 03, 2017

Best Western Hotels – Accommodation Partner of Irish Pubs Global

Best Western Hotels – 10% off the best rate for every stay in over 4,000 quality hotels. No matter where you travel for business or pleasure, you are sure to find a Best Western hotel. Whether your trip takes you to the natural wonders of Iceland, rich history found across Europe, or the wonder and beauty of Africa, pack your bags and book your trip today. IPG members and their families qualify for 10% off the best rate available for each and every stay in over 4,000 high quality Best Western hotels worldwide. See the info in your members pack.

8 03, 2017 – Outdoor Events Portable Venue Partner of Irish Pubs Global. - Outdoor Events Portable Venue Partner of Irish Pubs Global.. Bring your pub or business to a wider audience with Utilise carparks, public parks, plaza’s and any available outdoor space or bring your own branded pub to another outdoor event with the highest quality inflatable venue - the only unit that complies with Health & Safety/ Risk Management. Engage and market your business to a whole new audience by bringing your pub on the road no matter what the weather. Ideal for product launches, corporate events, photo calls and private functions. Also available are fun inflatable large games such as “footpool” inflatable darts, inflatable outdoor screens and many more products to make an event extra special. are an Irish company providing worldwide sales of customised units in all shapes and sizes, they can even make a replica [...]

18 10, 2016

Dobiquity: Hospitality Apps Partner to Irish Pubs Global

Dobiquity: Hospitality Apps Partner to Irish Pubs Global. The award-winning Dobiquity Apps are providing smart hospitality owners with brilliant and unique insight to their own business, their customers, their staff and helping reduce paperwork etc for staff training. Dobiquity Apps are a must-have for any Irish pub who quickly and easily wants to audit their customer service, collect customer feedback, survey their customers or streamline the management of on-the-job training. Irish Pubs Global Members receive 3 months full access absolutely free. Contact for your free 3 months trial. Your browser does not support iframes.

21 09, 2016

UCC Coffee – Free Training Programme.

NEW - The Total Coffee Solution Partner to the Irish Pub Sector. As the leading total coffee solution specialists, UCC work with IPG members to create tailored coffee experiences to fit your business, exceed commercial expectations and satisfy consumer tastes. They understand every small but important details for the publican. From branded or bespoke blends, to world-class coffee machines, round-the-clock 365 servicing, maintenance and unique training programmes. With detailed market insight, a category management approach to Irish Pubs Global Members, bespoke branding expertise and a passionate team to back it up, they can help you stay on-trend and ahead of the curve. Pubs are becoming one of the most popular places to grab a coffee. UCC deliver a full-service solution for IPG Members to maximise your revenue with your UCC-trained staff. [] IPG Members receive a Free coffee training [...]

15 09, 2016

Irish Whiskey Museum: Tourist Partner of Irish Pubs Global Federation

Irish Whiskey Museum - Irish Pubs Global Tourist Partner. Discover the wonderful history of Ireland's ancient spirit. Learn the story of Irish whiskey through the ages. Taste and buy some fantastic Irish whiskeys in the beautiful surroundings of one of Ireland's best Whiskey Bars. IPG Members receive an exclusive 2 for the price of one for entry into the Irish Whiskey Museum. Contact about your discount. Your browser does not support iframes.

13 09, 2016

Kells Wholemeal: Free Irish Soda Bread Sample Pack, Tin and Recipes

Kells Wholemeal - The Irish Pubs Global Authentic Irish Bread Partner. The Kells Wholemeal range of flours and mixes are produced by the Mosse family in Bennettsbridge, Co. Kilkenny. For over seven generations the family have been producing stoneground wholemeals. Kells Wholemeal are now bringing their authentic Irish bread and cake mixes to the world by distributing in a variety of sizes to Irish Pubs and wholesalers globally. To celebrate, Kells Wholemeal are giving Irish Pubs Global Premium Members a voucher for a Sample Bread Mix Pack. This contains; a family pack of Irish Soda Bread mix, an Irish Soda Bread Tin and a copy of their easy-to use recipes. Enjoy authentic Irish soda bread fresh from the oven today. Details of how to claim your free sample pack and recipe are in your IPG Premium Members Pack. Your [...]

1 09, 2016

Extreme Ireland Tours – Adventure Tourism Partner of Irish Pubs Global

Extreme Ireland Tours - 20% off Adventure Tours for Premium Members. Experience the beauty and excitement of Ireland with your friends and customers with all manner of tours, from adventure and activity tours to sight-seeing and relaxing day tours all over Ireland and all year round. IPG Premium Members receive an exclusive 20% discount with Extreme Ireland Tours. Visit for more info or call them on +353 (01) 410 0700. Details of how to claim your 20% discount are in your Premium Members Pack. Contact for more info. Your browser does not support iframes.

30 08, 2016

NEW – The Guinness Storehouse – Two Free Adult Tickets to visit the Home of Guinness

Guinness Storehouse - Two Free Adult Tickets to visit the Home of Guinness. Experience Ireland’s No.1 tourist attraction located in the heart of the legendary St. James’s Gate Brewery in Dublin. Explore the seven storey experience that tells the story of Ireland’s iconic beer that brings to life the history & heritage of GUINNESS® since 1759. Relax and enjoy a complimentary pint of Guinness in the Gravity Bar courtesy of your two adult tickets from the Guinness Storehouse worth €40 in your Premium Member’s Pack. Your browser does not support iframes.