President’s Report – August 2019

Welcome to the president’s report for August. The Weather has been fantastic and many of our customers are finding alternative means of dining. They are making the most of the great weather, enjoying the BBQ at home and hosting dinner parties. We get enough bad weather and of course they…

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President’s Report – July 2019

Welcome to the Presidents report for July. The sun is shining, and temperatures are soaring. One thing for sure is that this beautiful weather certainly brings a smile on people faces although the change from spring into summer for me brings some uncertainty. The summer encourages festivals, concerts and events…

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Local Olands Wheat from Kells

At Kells, taste and provenance are key considerations, which is why in 2016 they began a collaboration with local farmers to grow heritage grains including Ølands Wheat. Grown on Thomas Butlers’ Farm in Bennettsbridge, just a stone’s throw from the Kells’ mill on the banks of the river Nore in Co…

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President’s Report – June 2019

Dear Members, Firstly I would like to congratulate all of the winners and nominees in our 11th annual Irish Restaurant Awards held in the Burlington Hotel on May 8th. It was a fantastic evening, an evening that celebrated everything special in our industry. It is a night we can network…

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GRANTS FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED BUSINESSES TO SAVE UP TO 60% ON LIGHTING ENERGY COSTS – MINISTER BRUTON

Applications open today, up to €2 million available to SMEs to upgrade their lighting and save energy The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D today announced €2 million funding for small and medium-sized businesses to invest in energy efficient lighting. The grant, administered by the Sustainable…

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How Promotional Products Help Your Business

It’s Summertime soon and there’ll be loads of events and promotional opportunities coming. Branded promotional products are an enduring way to keep your brand top of mind and highly visible. If chosen well, these operate like a Daily Advertisement to your customers. Why? A genuinely useful branded gift, even it’s…

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