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Press Release 07.09.2020: Consumers are concerned about the impact of pub closures on their community

Posted on 07 September 2020
*Almost two thirds of Irish consumers are concerned about the impact of prolonged pub closures on their community and local economy* Over half of local pubs are reported as temporarily or permanently closed as a result of...
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Press Release 28.08.2020: Drinks Industry Group of Ireland on the newly announced stimulus package

Posted on 28 August 2020
*Comment by Drinks Industry Group of Ireland on the Government’s newly announced stimulus package for pubs, bars, and other hospitality businesses:*   “While some support is better than none, the Government’s new package shows short-term thinking and a failure to grasp...
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Press Release 27.08.2020: Drinks industry calls for dedicated hospitality support package

Posted on 27 August 2020
*Drinks industry calls for dedicated hospitality support package as Ireland’s pubs and bars endure longest lockdown in the EU* *Thirteen EU member states, including Germany and Italy, reopened their bars in May; nine, including France and Spain, reopened...
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25 EU member states pay less excise tax on Irish whiskey than Ireland – new report

Posted on 24 September 2019
A new Drinks Industry Group of Ireland report, Excise Tax Rates in Europe: How Ireland Compares in 2019, authored by Dublin City University economist Anthony Foley, shows that Ireland continues to have the second-highest overall excise tax on alcohol...
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Drinks Industry Group of Ireland (DIGI) comments on Revenue Cross-Border Price Comparison Survey*:

Posted on 17 September 2019
“The results from a survey of prices in certain retail outlets in Dublin and Newry published by Revenue shows that alcohol prices remain significantly cheaper in Northern Ireland. The survey focuses on taxes and duty heavy goods. “The results,...
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175,000 or 7.6% of all Irish workers employed in drinks and hospitality jobs in Ireland, while the industry accounts for 9% of all jobs in the border region and 10% of all jobs in Kerry

Posted on 31 August 2019
70% of all drinks manufacturing jobs located outside of Dublin, rural Ireland is “highly vulnerable” to no-deal Brexit shock – new report* New Drinks Industry Group of Ireland (DIGI) report, authored by DCU Economist Anthony Foley, highlights value...
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