IRGS Golf Outing

IRGS Christmas Outing The Irish Restaurants Golf Society (IRGS) Christmas Golf Outing is taking place on Monday the 27th of November in Baltray Golf Club with a mouth watering dinner in Hotel Scholars Townhouse, Drogheda to follow. This event is the last outing of 2017 and based on last year, one not to…

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Autumn Branch Meetings 2017

Autumn Branch Meetings   Date County Location Time Tuesday 3rd October Mayo Hotel Westport, The Demesne, Newport Road, Westport, Mayo Registration 9:30am Starts 10:00am Sharp Tuesday 3rd October Galway Radisson Galway, Lough Atalia Road, Galway City, Galway Registration 2:30pm Starts 2:45pm Sharp Wednesday 4th October Westmeath Annebrook House Hotel, Austin…

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RAI Pre-Budget Submission launch Thursday 28th September

  For Immediate Release Thursday 28th September 2017 The Restaurants Association of Ireland’s Pre-Budget Submission signals alarm for Tourism & Hospitality Sector VAT 9% critical for 2018! The Restaurants Association of Ireland today launched its Pre-Budget 2018 submission “Sustaining jobs, maintaining competitiveness and delivering certainty for the Restaurant and Tourism…

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We’re hiring! Full-time Communications Executive

The Restaurants Association of Ireland is recruiting for a full-time Communications Executive Overview of the Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) The Restaurants Association of Ireland is the representative body for the restaurant industry in Ireland. The RAI now represents in excess of 2,200 members, with establishments representing full service restaurants,…

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September – Presidents report

Dear Member, I hope you all had a good summer and managed to get a break at some stage! Firstly, I would like to congratulate West Cork on being named Ireland’s premier Foodie Destination 2017. I would also like to congratulate the Top 10 destinations which included us (Kinsale), although…

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RAI Benevolent Fund – New Application Form

The Restaurants Association of Ireland Benevolent Fund was founded in March 1996 for the purpose of supporting people from the hospitality & catering industry who had fallen on hard times. The Benevolent Fund is for those currently or previously involved in the hospitality & catering industry in Ireland. Our aim is to…

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August President’s Report

Dear Member, It was “Good Friday” for the restaurant business with the decision to allow restaurants to open on this day in the future. It really was a small step in the right direction for our business. It was never going to make or break us, but personal I feel…

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