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  • Ireland's Best Gin and Tonic

Ireland’s Best Gin & Tonic for 2018 has been revealed

July 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Ireland’s Best Gin & Tonic for 2018 has been revealed

The Irish Gin & Tonic Fest 2018 ran across the 32 counties of Ireland with a total of 132 venues taking part and 16 gin events throughout the country. The 2018 event featured 26 Irish [...]

Come and see us at Imbibe Live 2018

June 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Come and see us at Imbibe Live 2018

We're delighted to share we will be exhibiting at Imbibe Live 2018 next Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd July at the Olympia, London! Imbibe Live is the innovative and interactive annual exhibition for anyone who sources, buys [...]

Talking music with The Guinness Brothers

June 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Talking music with The Guinness Brothers

If you've ever traveled to the sunny Algarve, in the south of Portugal, you might have had a chance to see the bustling Live Music scene they've got going on, with thousands of bars catering [...]

A Pub at the Heart of the Community

June 28th, 2018|Comments Off on A Pub at the Heart of the Community

The Leopardstown Inn - winner of the Best Community Pub in Ireland in the 2017 Irish Pubs Global Awards - is a long-established part of the community in South Dublin, situated near the Leopardstown Racecourse. [...]

  • Lough Ree Distillery

Connected in Irish Spirit With Lough Ree Distillery

June 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Connected in Irish Spirit With Lough Ree Distillery

Lough Ree Distillery are offering the chance to win a Free Cask of Single Pot Still Whiskey to those who sign up for The Ambassador Programme. As you raise your glass, glistening shards of golden [...]

Clonakilty Blackpudding joins Irish Pubs Global as a Corporate Member

June 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Clonakilty Blackpudding joins Irish Pubs Global as a Corporate Member

We are delighted to have Clonakilty Blackpudding join us as a Corporate Irish Pubs Global Member for 2018. Clonakilty Blackpudding dates back to the 1880’s to Edward Twomey’s butcher shop in Clonakilty, West Cork. Made [...]

Cork bartender wins the Southern Showdown 2018 cocktail contest

June 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Cork bartender wins the Southern Showdown 2018 cocktail contest

Shane Groarke of Cask bar in Cork has won the Southern Comfort Southern Showdown 2018 cocktail contest, after the competition final which put 11 of Ireland’s top bartenders through their paces. Shane will now go [...]

  • Irish gin

Irish gin exports up 433% in the first quarter of 2018

June 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Irish gin exports up 433% in the first quarter of 2018

Irish gin producers will be celebrating this World Gin Day this Saturday 9th June, as new CSO figures reveal that the value of Irish gin exports grew by a whopping 433% in the first quarter [...]

Carte d’Or launches delicious dessert range for food service

June 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Carte d’Or launches delicious dessert range for food service

Carte d’Or has launched an exciting new range of desserts for the Irish foodservice industry. The new range includes five powder mix options including Carte d’Or Chocolate Mousse, Carte d’Or Lemon Mousse, Carte d’Or Mango [...]

Poll: Should bars trademark their cocktail creations?

May 31st, 2018|Comments Off on Poll: Should bars trademark their cocktail creations?

The prize for Global Irish Pub of the Year 2018 has been revealed

May 30th, 2018|Comments Off on The prize for Global Irish Pub of the Year 2018 has been revealed

We are excited to announce that this year’s Global Irish Pub of the Year will win a visit from Kilkenny Hurling legend DJ Carey! As part of the prize, DJ will spend two days with [...]

  • The Trouble with Irish Whiskey

The Trouble with Irish Whiskey – Part One

May 29th, 2018|Comments Off on The Trouble with Irish Whiskey – Part One

Thomas Holland of Food For Thought (FFT) Magazine examines the current state of the Irish whiskey industry. This article is part one of a three-part series which was published on FFT.ie in August 2017. ORIGINS [...]

  • Origin Spirits Ireland launches Single Malt Gin

Origin Spirits Ireland launches Single Malt Gin

May 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Origin Spirits Ireland launches Single Malt Gin

The producer of the award winning Kalak Vodka range, Origin Spirits Ireland Ltd, has now launched a single malt gin. Crafted from 100% Irish malted barley, ‘Ornabrak’ is four times copper pot distilled, then distilled for [...]

  • 2018 FIFA World Cup

The best Irish pubs in the world to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup

May 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on The best Irish pubs in the world to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Looking for a great pub to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup? Check out the best Irish pubs in the world for sport, as voted by the public. Each of the pubs listed here was [...]

  • Irish Gin & Tonic Fest

Irish Gin & Tonic Fest kicks off for its third year

May 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Irish Gin & Tonic Fest kicks off for its third year

The Irish Gin & Tonic Fest has just gone live for its third year. The 2018 event will feature 26 Irish gins that hail from every province in Ireland, made with a huge variety of both farmed [...]

  • Dropkick Murphys Edinburgh

Dropkick Murphys Edinburgh gets a makeover

May 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Dropkick Murphys Edinburgh gets a makeover

Dropkick Murphy’s Edinburgh has recently undergone a fantastic new makeover! During the refit, the building was stripped back to the old original stonework. The re-model also includes a new front entrance, hallway, toilets, and a [...]

  • Irish Restaurant Award Winners 2018

Irish Restaurant Award Winners 2018

May 15th, 2018|Comments Off on Irish Restaurant Award Winners 2018

The All-Ireland Finals of the Irish Restaurant Awards took place last night in the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin. Over 90,000 online nominations were received for Irish restaurants and hospitality businesses this year. Nominations were [...]

  • McDonough’s Irish Pub

Pub Spotlight: McDonough’s Irish Pub, Savannah

May 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Pub Spotlight: McDonough’s Irish Pub, Savannah

On Thursday, December 21, 2017 Savannah, Georgia lost a legend. Billy Lee was a respected and beloved Savannah native. Lee began his career as a United States Marine; proudly serving his country during the Korean [...]

Jameson has launched its first ever cask strength whiskey

April 26th, 2018|Comments Off on Jameson has launched its first ever cask strength whiskey

Jameson Irish whiskey has announced the launch of Jameson Bow Street 18 Years Cask Strength; the first cask strength Jameson whiskey to be available globally, which finishes its maturation in Dublin’s only live Maturation House [...]

  • rish Restaurant Awards Cocktail Competition

‘This is Ireland’ theme for Irish Restaurant Awards Cocktail Competition 2018

April 25th, 2018|Comments Off on ‘This is Ireland’ theme for Irish Restaurant Awards Cocktail Competition 2018

The Irish Restaurant Awards 2018 live cocktail competition, sponsored by Absolut Lime, took place on Monday 23rd of April at the Dublin Bar Academy. The theme of this year’s live cocktail competition was 'This is [...]

Student chefs create ‘Contemporary Take on Traditional Pub Dishes’

April 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Student chefs create ‘Contemporary Take on Traditional Pub Dishes’

Jade Ainscough, representing Institute of Technology Tallaght, has been named the KNORR Student Chef of the Year 2018, after an intense two hour cook-off in Dundalk Institute of Technology. The theme of this year’s competition was a ‘Contemporary Take [...]

  • Míl Gin

New Irish pot still gin launched by Alltech

April 19th, 2018|Comments Off on New Irish pot still gin launched by Alltech

Alltech Beverage Division Ireland (ABDI) have officially launched Míl Gin, an Irish pot still gin, distilled with fragrant Mediterranean botanicals.  The new gin is already making waves on the international market with launches planned for the UK, [...]

  • gin parlour

Ireland’s largest gin parlour will open in Galway this month

April 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Ireland’s largest gin parlour will open in Galway this month

Ireland's largest gin parlour, Hyde Bar & Gin Parlour, will open in Galway on April 27th, located adjacent to the newly refurbished Forster Court Hotel. Speaking on the new venue, Marketing Manager Douglas Leddin explained [...]

  • Southern Comfort Black and Cola

New Southern Comfort Black Launched

April 12th, 2018|Comments Off on New Southern Comfort Black Launched

Southern Comfort Black is bringing a robust new blend to the iconic New Orleans brand. "For those who want their smooth Southern Comfort extra BOLD," the launch campaign engages with younger spirit drinkers' growing interest [...]