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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Dine in the Dark for NCBI

Dine in the Dark is back and is bigger and better than ever. Ireland’s premier food celebration will return this coming October for a full month. This year only 50 venues can register to hold an exclusive Dine in the Dark event and receive event management support from the Dine…

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President’s Report – April

President Liam Edwards

It certainly was a Good Friday for the restaurant business last week and again I would like to thank Senator Billy Lawless and the VFI for getting the lifting of the alcohol ban over the line. Throughout the entirety of the process, he had the backing of the RAI.  …

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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 Friars…

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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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