AIB has been very active in supporting the Irish pub sector

Providing credit for working capital, refurbishment, expansions and capex investment AIB recognises the importance of the sector not just to the bank but to the wider economy, as well as the contribution it makes to our vitally important tourism industry. AIB understands the licensed pub trade and is committed to supporting licensed pub customers. The bank has been actively involved in providing both existing and new customers a wide range of financing solutions from working capital to funding acquisitions and capex investment. We have dedicated relationship managers across our corporate, business centre and branch banking operations with the knowledge and expertise to support licensed pubs customers and to deal with the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. There is no denying that the past few years have been very difficult for the licensed pub trade. On-trade sales have dropped by [...]