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Budget 2019 – VFI statement

Budget 2019 – Vintners’ Federation of Ireland statement 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

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World Cup 2018

Like the rest of the country publicans were disappointed when Ireland failed to qualify for World Cup 2018. From a business perspective our members are now hoping for a knock-out stage packed with big nations.

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Budget 2018

Budget 2018  The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) broadly welcomes the measures announced in 2018 while having reservations about the maintenance of the very high levels of excise on alcohol. Padraig Cribben, Chief Executive, VFI

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