Press releases

Keith Fagan, Country Manager of Molson Coors Ireland appointed new chair of IBA

03/08/2018

Irish Brewers Association appoints new chairperson on International Beer Day Keith Fagan, Country Manager of Molson Coors Ireland takes on the role Outgoing chair Maggie Timoney steps down due to appointment as CEO of Heineken USA The Irish Brewers As ...

Irish Spirits and beer producers eye new export markets as world turns green for St Patricks Day

15/03/2018

Irish drinks sales grew in Japan, Russia, Nigeria and South Africa in 2017 Irish whiskey exports to United States increased by almost 17 per cent in 2017 Irish craft beer now exporting to Hong Kong, Singapore, Serbia, Bulgaria, Ukraine and Australia I ...

New commitment by EU drinks producers to provide nutritional information and listing of ingredients

12/03/2018

Irish drinks producers warn that labelling proposals in Alcohol Bill will put Ireland out of line with rest of EU Ireland to become only country in world to require mandatory cancer warning label which could become ‘barrier to free trade’ A new EU wide ...

Irish drinks industry welcomes Breweries and Distilleries Bill

15/02/2018

New legislation has potential to support craft breweries and distilleries Industry warns that ‘progressive’ piece of legislation could be undercut by ‘disproportionate’ and ‘anti-business’ measures in Public Health (Alcohol) Bill Alcohol Beverage Fe ...

Irish gin exports set to grow significantly in 2018 / New Irish whiskey brands to hit shelves this year

22/01/2018

More choice for beer drinkers with new flavours, low alcohol and non-alcohol options expected Public Health (Alcohol) Bill ‘puts growth at risk’ Irish drinks manufacturers release outlook for 2018 Irish gin is expected to go global this year, with expor ...