President’s Report – October 2019

Welcome to my October newsletter. As we roll into the Autumn, the first Storm of the season  “Lorenzo” paid us a visit. Met Éireann had been sending reports out of a ferocious storm of significant force that had Ireland in its path. The warning system was then downgraded to an…

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Java Republic were delighted to win the award of Beverage Company of the Year at the 2019 Food & Drink Business Awards, held on the 5th September.

Java Republic were delighted to win the award of Beverage Company of the Year at the 2019 Food & Drink Business Awards, held on the 5th September. These prestigious awards celebrate the very best in food & drink manufacturing, retail, and food service across the island of Ireland. On the night…

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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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