A VFI-produced supplement, ‘Loving Your Local’, is being distributed with ten regional newspapers across Ireland this week. The supplement is also available on each newspaper’s website and supported through social media. Loving Your Local dedicates
Donegal publicans were celebrating after four of their pubs took home awards last night(11th October 2018) as the Irish Pub Awards North East region winners were announced in The Squealing Pig, The Diamond, Monaghan Town.
The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) says today’s decision by the Government to increase the hospitality VAT rate to 13.5% is a shocking and retrograde step that will cause excessive damage to the sector. Padraig
The Irish Pub Awards Connuaght Regional finals were held in Maxwells Pub, Claremorris last night(2nd October 2018) with Gilroy’s Pub, Enniscrone, Co Sligo named Best Local. There were nine categories in total and all nine winners
Pubs in the counties Waterford, Wexford, Kilkenny and Tipperary are celebrating following their success at the 2018 Irish Pub Awards Regional Finals, which took place in Rafter Dempsey’s Pub, 4 Friary Street Gardens, Kilkenny yesterday
Some of the finest pubs in the South West representing counties Limerick, Clare and Kerry are celebrating following their success at the 2018 Irish Pub Awards Regional Finals, which took place in Bobby Byrne’s Pub,
There were 1,477 less pubs in Ireland last year than in 2005, representing a 17.1% drop in businesses across the country, according to the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland (DIGI, of which the VFI is
Congratulations to the 15 VFI members who have been shortlisted for this years KNORR Great Carvery competition. After strong entries from the length and breadth of the four provinces, the 2018 KNORR Great Carvery competition will
VFI members featured in a recent article ‘Ireland’s Top 20 Gastropubs’ by Lucinda O’Sullivan, one of Ireland’s most widely-read food critics. Lucinda’s top 20 gastropubs ‘for feeding the flock’ appeared in The Sunday Independent’s, Life Magazine.
New Personal Injuries Assessment Board (Amendment) Bill 2018 to add further pressure on Government. In a move certain to heap additional pressure on the Government regarding insurance reform, Deputy Michael McGrath (FF) has this afternoon introduced