Former Irish rugby captain Brian O’Driscoll has invested in Glendalough Distillery, taking a stake in the fledgling Irish spirits company.
Guinness will attempt to capture the hearts of US beer drinkers by releasing a blonde American lager this year.
JD Wetherspoon will not stock any Diageo-distributed products “for the long- term” in its new pub ventures in Ireland unless it can haggle lower prices from the brewer.
Ireland has a “complex” relationship with alcohol, which has become embedded in its national identity, a government-backed report has concluded.
Ireland is reputedly one of the most expensive places to buy Irish whiskey, with the tax there claimed to be more than the total cost of a bottle in the U.S.
An illegal vodka operation run by the Irish Republican Army (IRA) has finally been infiltrated by Customs officers after two decades.
A new TV show which invites people to “get drunk” on camera in an attempt to “explore, explain and illustrate” the effects of alcohol is to launch in Ireland.
California-based Karl Strauss Brewing Company is considering investing £1.7m and opening a new brewpub in Belfast.
Teeling has released two expressions from its Vintage Reserve collection including a 30-year-old which it claims is the world’s oldest single malt Irish whiskey.
International drinks group Quintessential Brands has bought First Ireland Spirits Company, which claims to be Ireland’s biggest independent producer of cream liqueurs and Irish county creams.
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