Pub owners have welcomed a Senate vote in favour of an amendment to the Intoxicating Liquor Bill 2017 which would do away with the current ban on all licensed premises selling alcohol on Good Friday
Padraig Cribben addressed the Joint Oireachtas Transport Committe today (April 12th)
• No evidence alcohol is the primary cause of fatalities in 51mg-80mg category
• Legislation without enforcement is futile
• Minister should support Public Health (Alcohol) Bill - legislation that will save lives
The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland(VFI) rejects comments made today (5th April) by Minister for Transport Shane Ross.
St Patrick’s Weekend
Thursday 16th March: 10.30am – 12.30am following day (Eve of Public Holiday)
The delay in publishing the Sale of Alcohol Bill is hampering efforts to remove the ban on Good Friday trading in Irish pubs.
New campaign launched with aim of amending law in time for Good Friday 2017
“It’s as if ministers are living in Never-never land”
The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) has appointed Brian Foley as its new Communications and Public Affairs Manager.
Two pubs in Douglas West, Cork City, have united to install a defibrillator for reassurance to customers and the local village. O’Sullivan’s and the South County recently had a defibrillator installed and had 12 of their key staff members specially trained in case of emergency.
The trading hours for the On Trade for Christmas 2016 are outlined above.
88% of Ireland’s publicans confirm significant increases in their insurance premiums in past two years
New research conducted amongst Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) members around the country reveals the skyrocketing insurance costs faced by small businesses in Ireland, with the vast majority (88%) of publicans stating their business insurance premium has risen in the past two years.
The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) welcomes today’s decision by Scotland’s Court of Session to grant approval to the Scottish Government to introduce a minimum unit price for alcohol.
The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) is aware of the dangers associated with the misuse of alcohol by young people during the celebration of Leaving Certificate results.