Features & Insights
The Pubs of Ireland - The Hub of the Community
Why join the VFI – we provide representation for the trade on all necessary bodies, including Government, Local Authorities, Suppliers and other Agencies
Irish Pubs in Numbers
"Pubs contributed €510m in Excise and €500m in VAT receipts to the Irish Exchequer in 2016."
"Since 2014, pub retail sales volumes have increased by 9.1% (2014 to 2016). In 2016, pubs employed approximately 40,500 staff."
"Over 88% of tourists to Ireland visit at least one pub during their stay. Over 97% of people planning to visit Ireland in the next couple of years said they will visit a pub."