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Pub closures continue as revenue figures show 71 rural pubs closed in 2018 - 1,535 less pubs in rural Ireland than in 2005

Posted on 28 August 2019
New survey shows that more than half of Irish pubs (57%) rely on the UK tourism market heavily, as figures show a decrease in visitors by 4.4% and declining tourism revenues.  51% of Irish people bring international...
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Drinks and hospitality body says Boris Johnson in Number 10 could lead to “recession-type” decline in the sector, particularly in rural Ireland

Posted on 28 August 2019
Drinks Industry Group of Ireland (DIGI) calls on Government to reduce Ireland’s alcohol excise tax which is the second highest in the EU to help businesses cope with rising costs. Ireland has the second-highest overall excise...
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New survey shows that more than half of Irish pubs (57%) rely on the UK tourism market heavily, as figures show a decrease in visitors by 4.4% and declining tourism revenues

Posted on 28 June 2019
New survey shows that more than half of Irish pubs (57%) rely on the UK tourism market heavily, as figures show a decrease in visitors by 4.4% and declining tourism revenues.  51% of Irish people bring international...
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New survey shows that more than half of Irish pubs (57%) rely on the UK tourism market heavily, as figures show a decrease in visitors by 4.4% and declining tourism revenues

Posted on 28 June 2019
New survey shows that more than half of Irish pubs (57%) rely on the UK tourism market heavily, as figures show a decrease in visitors by 4.4% and declining tourism revenues.  51% of Irish people bring international...
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Estimate of alcohol consumption per adult in 2018

Posted on 14 March 2019
*Alcohol consumption levels decline by almost 25% in less than two decades, while beer is most **consumed drink * Average alcohol consumption almost unchanged in 2018 compared to 2017, according to report by DCU economist Anthony Foley 2018...
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Ireland ranks second in EU ‘Big 4’ for highest alcohol excise tax – new report

Posted on 05 September 2018
*Ireland has highest wine excise in EU, second highest beer excise, and third highest spirits excise, ranking alongside Finland, Sweden and UK, according to report by DCU Economist Anthony Foley* *80 cents on every glass of wine,...
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