President’s Report – July

President Liam Edwards

Dear members,   Hope we are all enjoying the sunshine!   Every quarter we hear a report that visitor numbers is up in the country. We were also informed that in 2017 €2 billion was spent on food drink in the country. Our industry employs over a quarter of a…

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President’s June Report

President Liam Edwards

Dear member, As the sun is shining and we are all feeling a bit happier I have decided to keep my June report positive. On the 14th of May we hosted our 10th Annual All-Ireland Restaurant Awards and it was our most successful so far. Over 1,000 attended on the…

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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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RAI President Anthony Gray – November

November report  A hearty thanks to those who attended the branch meetings to date. It was great to meet and hear the challenges that we all face in our industry from you as members and give some advice and showcase the work we do for you.  We as an organisation…

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