Press Release 22.09.2022: An excise rate cut would reduce costs for 1,000s of businesses overnight – hospitality sector
*An excise rate cut would reduce costs for 1,000s of businesses overnight – hospitality sector* *DIGI calls for excise tax on drinks to be reduced by 7.5% in Budget 2023* *Call comes amid dramatic increases in...
Press Release 12.09.2022: Cost-of-living crisis leaves many in the hospitality sector vulnerable as costs soar
**Drinks Industry Group of Ireland analysis makes for dismal reading for hospitality business owners** *Report finds that all hospitality businesses are experiencing soaring cost increases across food products (up 8.1%); meat products up (11.3%); poultry products up (13.4%);...
Press Release 08.09.2022: Irish consumers pay more tax on a pint of beer than 25 EU member states and UK
*Industry leaders warn of impact of high excise tax on consumers and the hospitality sector as cost-of-living crisis worsens* *Ireland has the second highest overall rate of excise tax on drinks when compared to the EU27 and...
Welcome to DIGI Online
The Drinks Industry Group of Ireland is the representative group for the drinks industry in Ireland.
All members of the group – including suppliers, pubs, restaurants, hotels and independent off-licences are highlighting the significant financial and social contribution made by the Irish drinks and hospitality industry: employing 92,000 people in every corner of Ireland; buying €1.1 billion worth of Irish inputs, and offering a unique hospitality experience, renowned internationally, in the pubs of Ireland.
This site includes:
- a policy document outlining The Drinks Industry Group of Ireland's Brexit Plan (September 2017)
- a look at Tax on Alcohol in Europe: Where Does Ireland Rank? (April 2017)
- a report on The Contribution of the Drinks Industry to Irish Tourism (September 2017)
- a report on The Economic Impact of Brexit (September 2017)
- a report on the economic contributions of Ireland’s Drinks and Hospitality Sector and Your Constituency (May 2017)
Finally, please remember to visit drinkaware.ie and read about the industry's efforts to promote responsible consumption.