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Davy Macs launches new gin garden following Ireland’s Best Gin and Tonic Win

May 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Davy Macs launches new gin garden following Ireland’s Best Gin and Tonic Win

Davy Macs in Waterford have launched an exclusive Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin Garden to mark their national win for best Gin and Tonic in Ireland.   The new garden, unveiled at an exclusive celebratory event, portrays Ireland’s [...]

Delicious Irish Soda Bread and Guinness Bread Recipes from Kells Wholemeal

April 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Delicious Irish Soda Bread and Guinness Bread Recipes from Kells Wholemeal

Mention the Mosse family name in Kilkenny, and you will quickly learn that they have been an integral part of the industrial heritage of Ireland’s South East for centuries. Here on the banks of the [...]

The Essential Guide to Social Media For Your Pub

April 25th, 2017|Comments Off on The Essential Guide to Social Media For Your Pub

Creating and maintaining an online presence for your business in the current digital age is a necessity. Joining social media sites enables you to promote your business to a massive audience at relatively no cost. [...]

Light alcohol long drinks are set to trend this summer

April 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Light alcohol long drinks are set to trend this summer

Already popular in Berlin, New York and London, this summer light alcohol long drinks are set to take Ireland by storm. Sebastian Brack, the owner of the iconic Belsazar vermouth range travelled to Dublin last [...]

Ireland ranked No 3 in the world for tourism marketing and branding

April 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Ireland ranked No 3 in the world for tourism marketing and branding

The World Economic Forum has announced the results of its global Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017. The biennial report ranks Ireland at number three in the world, out of 136 countries, for ‘effectiveness of [...]

Kehoe’s of South Anne Street is the Dublin Publicans Pub of the year

April 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Kehoe’s of South Anne Street is the Dublin Publicans Pub of the year

The inaugural Best of the Best Pubs in Dublin Award 2017, as voted by Dublin’s publicans, has been won by Kehoe’s of South Anne Street. The award was presented to Kehoe’s owner Louis Fitzgerald at [...]

O’Hara’s Launches ‘51st State’ New England Style IPA

March 28th, 2017|Comments Off on O’Hara’s Launches ‘51st State’ New England Style IPA

O’Hara’s Brewery has launched its first seasonal brew of 2017. ‘51st State’ is a New England style IPA with tropical flavours of grapefruit, passion fruit, apricot and peach. True to the New England IPA style, [...]

Introducing Guinness Irish Wheat

March 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Introducing Guinness Irish Wheat

New to market, Guinness Irish Wheat was created by one of the Open Gate Brewery’s German brewers on a mission to create the best wheat beer outside her native home. Brewed with wheat completely grown [...]

UCC Coffee UK & Ireland launches unique approach to training

March 27th, 2017|Comments Off on UCC Coffee UK & Ireland launches unique approach to training

UCC Coffee UK & Ireland has launched Coffee Works: Measure. Train. Excel – a unique, fresh approach to coffee training to help customers consistently deliver exceptional coffee, regardless of scale. Through its Coffee Excellence Check, [...]

Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin and Germany’s The Bitter Truth team up for brand collaboration

March 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin and Germany’s The Bitter Truth team up for brand collaboration

The Irish bar trade were out in force for the launch of one of the most highly-anticipated brand collaborations in the industry last Wednesday evening 8th March. Alexander Hauck, the German founder of The Bitter Truth touched [...]

Jameson Distillery in Dublin has re-opened following €11 million investment

March 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Jameson Distillery in Dublin has re-opened following €11 million investment

Irish Distillers has announced the reopening of the home of Jameson in Smithfield, Dublin, following a total investment of €11 million. The new look Jameson Distillery Bow St. brand home, which was officially opened by [...]

New Membership Packages Coming Soon

February 28th, 2017|Comments Off on New Membership Packages Coming Soon

The team at Irish Pubs Global are delighted to announce new membership packages launching in early March 2017. Irish Pubs Global is proud to partner with some of the hospitality industry’s leading service providers, suppliers [...]

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New report reveals increased opportunity for Irish pub trade with improved coffee

February 27th, 2017|Comments Off on New report reveals increased opportunity for Irish pub trade with improved coffee

Almost half of consumers wouldn’t return to a pub that serves poor quality coffee New research by total coffee solution partner to Irish Pubs Global, UCC Coffee UK & Ireland has highlighted a significant opportunity [...]

Irish Distillers introduces a new range of experimental super premium whiskeys

February 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Irish Distillers introduces a new range of experimental super premium whiskeys

Irish Distillers has introduced a new range of experimental super premium whiskeys, Method and Madness, designed to push the boundaries of Irish whiskey. Method and Madness aims to harness the creativity of Midleton’s whiskey masters [...]

Tourism Ireland announces Global Greening line-up for St Patrick’s Day 2017

February 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Tourism Ireland announces Global Greening line-up for St Patrick’s Day 2017

Tourism Ireland has announced some of the famous attractions and sites around the world that will be going green for St Patrick’s Day this year. The annual initiative sees a host of major landmarks around [...]

The Irish Brewers Association has launched new cooling specs for draught beer

February 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on The Irish Brewers Association has launched new cooling specs for draught beer

The Irish Brewers Association (IBA) has launched its new cooling specifications for draught beer, to maintain the Irish industry wide standard for the perfect pint. This follows the IBA’s Draught Beer Dispense Programme which was launched last June. The [...]

Diageo to launch new premium Blended Irish Whiskey

January 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Diageo to launch new premium Blended Irish Whiskey

Diageo has announced today it is to launch a new premium Blended Irish Whiskey, Roe & Co. The company’s move into the premium Irish Whiskey category comes as it announced plans for investment in a [...]

Customer card payments now a short-term alternative funding solution for pub finance

January 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Customer card payments now a short-term alternative funding solution for pub finance

Merchant payment services is fast becoming a hot topic in the Irish pubs sector. Consumers are very quickly switching from using cash to card on even low-value purchases. Figures from the Banking & Payments Federation [...]

O’Hara’s launches the 4th edition in their ‘Hop Adventure Series’

January 26th, 2017|Comments Off on O’Hara’s launches the 4th edition in their ‘Hop Adventure Series’

O’Hara’s Brewery has launched ‘Styrian Wolf’ single hop IPA, the fourth beer in their ‘Hop Adventure Series’ developed to showcase the most interesting hops from around the world, featuring Slovenia as the most recent stop. Styrian Wolf is a [...]

Irish Distillers plans €10.5m investment at Midleton Distillery

January 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Irish Distillers plans €10.5m investment at Midleton Distillery

Irish Distillers has announced plans for a €10.5 million investment at Midleton Distillery in Cork, which will see the company increase its single pot still Irish whiskey production capacity by over 30%. Three new copper [...]

First distillery in Donegal for 175 years gets the go-ahead

January 17th, 2017|Comments Off on First distillery in Donegal for 175 years gets the go-ahead

The Irish Whiskey Association has welcomed planning permission for a new distillery on the slopes of the Sliabh Liag in Donegal. It will be first distillery in the county in 175 years.  Sliabh Liag has [...]

The Dublin Craft Beer and Cider Cup Competition Is Now Open For Entries

January 9th, 2017|Comments Off on The Dublin Craft Beer and Cider Cup Competition Is Now Open For Entries

Craft breweries from all over the world are being encouraged to enter their brews into the 5th annual Dublin Craft Beer and Cider Cup competition. The contest allows craft brewers to showcase their brews and have [...]

25% growth in super-premium alcohol sales over the Christmas period

January 4th, 2017|Comments Off on 25% growth in super-premium alcohol sales over the Christmas period

Super-premium wines and spirits have shown an unprecedented rise in sales over the 2016 Christmas period. Dalcassian Wines & Spirits, one of Ireland’s largest drinks distributors, have reported a 25% rise in the sale of [...]

IPG President participating in the Vendee Globe

December 19th, 2016|Comments Off on IPG President participating in the Vendee Globe

While our incredible community of Irish Pub owners, managers and staff around the world settle into the Christmas and New Year celebrations, we are thinking of our President and Founder, Enda O'Coineen, who is currently [...]