Drinks Industry

Irish pub trade volumes fell 11.1% in 2009

15,000 jobs lost in Irish drinks industry

By Ewan Turney

Over 15,000 jobs in the Irish drinks industry have been lost over the past 18 months due to falling consumption and lower consumer confidence. A...

Beer Goggles: one of the poster campaigns

Youngsters urged to 'drink smart'

By Ewan Turney

The drinks industry has launched a new £100m campaign urging youngsters to pace themselves on a night out. The "Why let the good times go bad?"...

Drinks industry defends sponsorship

Drinks industry defends sponsorship

The drinks industry has defended its sponsorship of major events after a call for the government to ban brewers from sponsoring live music and...