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Number of craft breweries in Ireland has grown more than 500% in 5 years

November 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Number of craft breweries in Ireland has grown more than 500% in 5 years

A new report from Bord Bia has revealed that Irish Craft Beer is performing well across all fronts, from the number of production facilities to production output, market share and exports. According to the report, [...]

Irish Distillers launch new Midleton Dair Ghaelach Bluebell Forest edition

November 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Irish Distillers launch new Midleton Dair Ghaelach Bluebell Forest edition

Irish Distillers has unveiled the next chapter in its Virgin Irish Oak Collection of Single Pot Still Irish Whiskeys; Midleton Dair Ghaelach Bluebell Forest edition. This new edition has been finished in barrels made from [...]

Teeling Whiskey takeover at The Universal Bar + Kitchen in Galway

November 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Teeling Whiskey takeover at The Universal Bar + Kitchen in Galway

The Universal Bar + Kitchen in Galway is plugging into Ireland’s buoyant cocktail event circuit by hosting a takeover party in association with Teeling Whiskey on Thursday the 23rd of November. An exclusive cocktail list [...]

Blackwater Distillery and Barry’s Tea team up for new Irish gin

November 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Blackwater Distillery and Barry’s Tea team up for new Irish gin

Barry’s Tea has joined up with Blackwater Distillery to introduce the limited edition Blackwater Barry’s Tea Irish Gin to the Irish market. The exciting combination of the family-owned tea business, which has been a mainstay [...]

IWA Hosts Irish Whiskey Mentoring Workshop

November 15th, 2017|Comments Off on IWA Hosts Irish Whiskey Mentoring Workshop

Staff from 15 Irish whiskey distilleries recently took part in a mentoring workshop in Irish Distillers’ Midleton Distillery, part of the Irish Whiskey Association’s (IWA) programme to help startup distillers across the country. The IWA [...]

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Bord Bia releases 2017 Irish Foodservice Channel Insights Report

November 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Bord Bia releases 2017 Irish Foodservice Channel Insights Report

Bord Bia recently released the findings of its 2017 Irish Foodservice Channel Insights Report. The report shows that Ireland’s foodservice market continues to grow and is now valued at a record €7.8 billion, comprising over [...]

Zozimus Bar Dublin

November 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Zozimus Bar Dublin

Zozimus bar is named in honour of Michael Moran (aka Zozimus), the blind balladeer and poet who in the early 19th century entertained his public in the streets of Dublin. He began each oration with the [...]

Gluten Free Stout Draught Drought is Over

November 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Gluten Free Stout Draught Drought is Over

9 White Deer Brewery in Ballyvourney, Co Cork have developed a stout which breaks new ground in brewing technology. Stag Stout which was launched last week in Cronins Pub Crosshaven is a stout that tastes [...]

America’s number 1 cocktail bar comes to 1661 in Dublin

November 1st, 2017|Comments Off on America’s number 1 cocktail bar comes to 1661 in Dublin

Dublin popup bar, Bar 1661 is Ireland’s first Poitín bar. Now entering it's third week, Bar 1661 is continuing to push the boundaries and change perceptions of what is now being viewed as a bright [...]

Irish Spirits Exports up 6.1% as Production Flourishes

October 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Irish Spirits Exports up 6.1% as Production Flourishes

A newly released report from the Irish Spirits Association (ISA) has shown that the number of licensed spirits producers in Ireland has doubled between 2014 and 2016, while the value of spirits exports increased by [...]

4 Steps to An Effective Talent Pipeline

October 31st, 2017|Comments Off on 4 Steps to An Effective Talent Pipeline

Having an effective talent pipeline is key for hiring in the hospitality industry. If you need to hire today or for the holiday season, you’re already two months too late. It’s important to get a head start on hiring [...]

5 Creative Marketing Ideas For Your Bar

October 26th, 2017|Comments Off on 5 Creative Marketing Ideas For Your Bar

1) Promote Your Menu Online Everywhere When your potential customers search online, they tend to use generic words like "bars in Dublin" or "places to get great bar food", they do not seek for specific [...]

Last call for Good Friday Ban & other legal updates

October 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Last call for Good Friday Ban & other legal updates

The Government has been busy addressing three topical matters involving the sale of alcohol in Ireland. The most prominent is the legislative change to repeal a 90 year old law banning the sale of alcohol [...]

Scholars Lounge Rome Scoops Top Prize at Irish Pubs Global Awards 2017

October 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Scholars Lounge Rome Scoops Top Prize at Irish Pubs Global Awards 2017

Scholars Lounge in Rome took the top prize and was crowned Global Pub of the Year last night following 16,000 public nominations and analysis from an expert judging panel. 400 Irish publicans from around the [...]

4 Ways To Attract Open Talent To Your Hospitality Role

October 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on 4 Ways To Attract Open Talent To Your Hospitality Role

When we talk about open or passive Talent, we’re talking about the candidates that are comfortably employed but open to new opportunities. They are not actively looking for new jobs but they are receptive to [...]

Attract the best staff and save on hiring costs with Jobbio

September 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Attract the best staff and save on hiring costs with Jobbio

What makes a great Irish pub? A perfectly poured pint of Guinness for sure. Some might say a great Irish breakfast. But the experts know that the true secret to success is a brilliant bar [...]

7 Facebook Business Page Tips – From Brandx.ie

September 27th, 2017|Comments Off on 7 Facebook Business Page Tips – From Brandx.ie

1. Pictures or Video grab ATTENTION Choose relevant to your subject or make something up yourself. Adding an image (or two,) videos or photo attracts much more attention and may drive shares. 2. Content Followers 'follow' [...]

Irish Pubs Global CEO talks about The Irish Pub Modern Global Brand

September 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Irish Pubs Global CEO talks about The Irish Pub Modern Global Brand

Irish Pubs Global recently took part in the National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition at Citywest, Dublin. Our CEO Colm O'Reilly spoke at the conference on "The Irish Pub Modern Global Brand". View his [...]

Introducing The Global Hospitality Tech Summit 2018

September 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Introducing The Global Hospitality Tech Summit 2018

This month, The Restaurants Association of Ireland proudly launched the first ever Global Hospitality Tech Summit. The conference will be held on the 6th and 7th of February, 2018 in City West, Dublin. Working alongside [...]

Paddy Barry’s Irish Restaurant and Pub celebrates three year anniversary

September 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Paddy Barry’s Irish Restaurant and Pub celebrates three year anniversary

Situated in Tysons Corner, Virginia, Brendan Barry and his wife Susan opened Paddy Barry’s on 16th September 2014. Brendan met Susan in an Irish pub in his hometown of Waterford as she was touring Ireland [...]

The National Food and Drink Conference and Exhibition takes place tomorrow in Citywest

September 12th, 2017|Comments Off on The National Food and Drink Conference and Exhibition takes place tomorrow in Citywest

The National Food and Drink Conference and Exhibition, the largest gathering of food industry professionals in Ireland, takes place on the 13th September in the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin. The annual event will welcome 3,000 [...]

Kilkenny’s Brian Cody on the menu at Irish Pubs Global Gala Awards Dinner

September 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Kilkenny’s Brian Cody on the menu at Irish Pubs Global Gala Awards Dinner

Kilkenny’s longest standing and most successful hurling manager, Brian Cody, is set to address the Irish Pubs Global Awards on 10th October, in The Round Room at the Mansion House, Dublin. Brian’s professional career as [...]

Irish Spirits Association hosts inaugural meeting of Ireland’s gin producers

September 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Irish Spirits Association hosts inaugural meeting of Ireland’s gin producers

The Irish Spirits Association recently hosted the inaugural meeting of Ireland’s gin producers. Recent figures suggest that gin has grown by 31.6% year-on-year in on-trade value to reach €74 million. Mirroring this, preliminary figures from [...]

Urban Brewing opens at the CHQ Building in Dublin

August 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Urban Brewing opens at the CHQ Building in Dublin

Urban Brewing, a new venture from Carlow Brewing Company, has officially opened at the CHQ Building in Dublin. Dublin’s newest craft brewery, bar and restaurant has made its home in 1,000 square metres of a [...]