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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.

30 08, 2016

Dublin Bar Academy

Dublin Bar Academy - Irish Pubs Global Bar Skills and Training Partner. Dublin Bar Academy provide world class bar training course for pubs. Bartenders from all over the world travel to Dublin to learn skills from the experts at DBA. IPG Premium Members receive up to 25% discount off a whole range of essential courses in bar training, bar skills, mixology, barista training, Wine Spirit Education Trust (WSET) qualifications  etc. Contact with your Premium Membership number for your discount and booking.  Your browser does not support iframes.

30 08, 2016

17% energy discount with Energy Partner NGP Americas

17% discount on energy costs for IPG Members. NGP Americas – deliver average energy budget savings of 17.9% at zero cost to your business. IPG members receive a free review of your Energy Consumption and budget from a global, market leading energy consultancy. NGP Americas is a global energy consultancy with offices in the USA, Ireland, France, the UK and India managing the energy requirements of more than 10,000 companies worldwide. Trying to find the best energy deal for your business, comparing different suppliers, tariffs and service levels can be confusing and takes valuable time. NGP Americas will help IPG Members reduce energy running costs and usage and deliver worthwhile savings – whilst relieving you of the burden of monitoring and managing all the details. This full, end-to-end energy tendering service is designed to obtain a range of suitable supplier [...]

30 08, 2016

Sentinel Vaults Private & Secure Safe Deposit Boxes

Sentinel Vaults - The Irish Pubs Global Private & Secure Safe Deposit Boxes Partner. Banks are no longer providing safety deposit boxes. Store your documents, valuables, bonds etc with Sentinel Vaults. IPG Members receive exclusive extra storage time for free on various sizes of storage vaults. 1yr contract = 2months extra Free. 2yr contract = 3 months extra Free. 3yr contract = 4 months extra Free. Your browser does not support iframes.

27 06, 2016

Competition: Win an iconic symbol of Irish culture and heritage with the Irish Telephone Box Company. 

There was a time when communication was not so simple.  Recent generations have become accustomed to instant real time information, while unaware of a more simplistic era.  For many years the Irish public relied upon the local “Telefon” Box as their only means of communication with the outside world. The first “Telefon” box was installed as far back as 1925 and to this day it can be found on Dawson Street, Dublin.  In 1932 the boxes were fitted throughout Dublin in response to the Catholic Eucharistic Congress which helped celebrate the 1,500th year of St. Patrick’s arrival to Ireland.  The increased popularity from this event led to their installation throughout the length and breadth of the island.  The boxes were modernised in later years but it is the old iconic boxes with the unmistakable “Telefon” branding that has a place [...]

2 06, 2016

Supplier Spotlight: Boxed Bars

Lignum Interiors are a globally regarded provider of bespoke joinery, specialising in the design, manufacture and installation of high quality custom joinery and bespoke woodworking for both commercial and residential interiors with a particular specialism in pubs and restaurants. Based in County Down, this team of time-served industry professionals and skilled local craftsmen are led by Downpatrick native Ciaran McMenamin. They are passionate about their work and have a genuine commitment to understanding the design, materials and processes behind each project they undertake. They are an internationally focused company with experience in exporting around the world and have an impressive export sales record in their short history. They have worked on pub and restaurant fit-outs and refurbishments destined for the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Republic of Ireland, France and Switzerland and earlier this year completed their first project in [...]

19 05, 2016

Arthaus Paint Effects Transforms the new to old

ArtHaus Paint Effects is a very talented specialist paint effect company based in Ireland who specialise in the trademark decorative finishes associated with Irish pubs. They have the unique creative ability to be able to work in many styles on all surfaces, walls, ceilings, wood work, bar front, bar back, wood panelling, and plaster moulding to create wonderful original art and effects to completely transform a pub or subtley enhance its existing personality. Dymphna & Noel ArtHaus is run by Dymphna & Noel Tate. Both have a Fine Art background and their skills and talent show in abundance in their original artwork, murals and old style signage as well as their full walls and ceilings effect. They've worked alongside many of the great design companies Ireland has to offer in the pub design and build sectors, decor and refurb sectors. Traditional Irish bars are [...]