The Irish Whiskey Association’s mission is to:
- Promote the Irish Whiskey category in Ireland and internationally, working with Government agencies and the European Commission.
- Support new market entrants.
- Promote the high standards of Irish Whiskey by working with the relevant authorities to ensure that the legal protection offered by the Geographic Indication is applied in Ireland and internationally.
- Ensure public policy supports the sustainable growth of the Irish Whiskey sector.
Chairman: Colum Egan, Master Distiller, Bushmills Distillery
Vice-chair: David Stapleton, Managing Director, The Connacht Whiskey Company