Mike Butt Award 2017

Pól Ó Conghaile   Pól Ó Conghaile is travel editor at The Irish Independent and Independent.ie. He is also a regular contributor to National Geographic Traveller, Cara Magazine and other global publications. He was named Travel Writer of the Year for the UK and Ireland at the recent British Guild…

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Presidents Update August 2016

I hope the season is going really well. Tourist numbers are up and I do hope they are eating out and keeping your establishments busy this summer despite one day of beautiful bliss. On a slightly different note we have had a really busy month with two major issues dominating…

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President’s Report – February

So it’s been decided… the 26th of February. The country is now in countdown mode. With new T.D.’s soon to be entering the Dail, we have the challenge of educating them on the issues that face our industry. However, there are also huge opportunities available as there will be new…

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RAI and Olive Learning partner to launch digital training packages for RAI members

The Restaurant Association of Ireland and Olive Learning have partnered to launch a new online training platform, available for purchase by all association members. Olive Learning is an established provider of training platforms, using cutting edge technology and a background in compliance to create high-quality, custom digital training. Typically a…

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