Trading hours are as follows over the coming holidays:
NOffLA have organised training in Craft Beer & Cider for their members.
The representative bodies for the licensed trade, the VFI and LVA have said they are extremely disappointed with the Minister for Justice’s decision not to introduce legislation which would permit all licensed premises to serve alcohol on Good Friday this year.
It’s now time to remove archaic Good Friday law
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“It should be a no brainer for a Government claiming to be pro-business”
1. No Increase in Excise on Alcohol
The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) welcomes the Government’s decision in Budget 2016 to narrow the gap in tax credits between the self-employed and PAYE workers.
The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) has expressed its strong disappointment at the opinion set out by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) today
We welcome today’s figures released by the CSO outlining an increase of almost 12% in overseas visitors in the past three months. The increase correlates with what we are seeing in the pub trade as more and more tourists are visiting pubs across Ireland.
The Budget is not terribly far away and plans are currently being made in the Department of Finance in respect of same. It is important therefore that we get our message across to them loud and clear and early as to the Excise position.
'A Doctor’s Sword' tells the remarkable story of Aidan MacCarthy, a UCC trained doctor from Castletownbere,West Cork, who, at the age of 26, joined the RAF in London as the Second World War began.
Bobby Kerr chaired a debate on his Newstalk Programme "Down To Business" today about the future of the Irish Pub. Padraig Cribben, CEO of the VFI, Oliver Hughes, Chairman of the LVA and Eddie Gershon, spokesperson for Wetherspoons, participated.
The 150th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby will be held at the Curragh this weekend from 26th – 28th June.
12,000 ADDITIONAL SEASONAL JOBS CREATED IN PUBS IN TOURIST AREAS
VINTNERS’ FEDERATION OF IRELAND discuss PUBS importance to tourism industry at agm
Publicans call for Reduction in excise
Vintners’ Federation of Ireland also call for greater Government support in assisting the self-employed and business owners