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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President’s Report – May 2019

Firstly I would like to thank everybody across the sector for the unbelievable support that I have received since taking on the role as President. The AGM in The Europe Hotel in Killarney was a fantastic day and night. It was highly rewarding and very insightful. It is not often…

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Branch Meetings Spring / Summer 2019

Free and open to members and non-members. Branch / information meetings are an opportunity for our Chief Executive Adrian Cummins to brief you on what the RAI is currently working on, issues within the sector and answer any questions that you may have. Date County Location Time Monday 29th April …

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Re-usable Cups Food Safety Considerations

We have had a number of queries in relation to food business’s health and safety responsibilities when accepting reusable or keep cups. The following is advice we have received from the FSAI: Essentially the re-use of coffee cups is permitted by the service sector, however consideration must be given to…

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