Media Coverage – January 2023

Media Coverage – January 2023

Vote for your favourite restaurants and be in with a chance of winning a two-night gourmet break – The Irish Times “Voting is open for the 2023 Irish Restaurant Awards, an annual nationwide initiative now in its 14th year, run by the Restaurants Association of...
President’s Report – January 2023

President’s Report – January 2023

Decorations are coming down everywhere, lights being put away, Christmas for another year has passed. Is everyone tired, I know I am. Our festive season seems to be getting longer and longer. This year it felt a lot longer being the first real one in three years. Its...
President’s Report – December 2022

President’s Report – December 2022

It’s hard to believe another month has gone by, 2023 is just around the corner. The war rages on and cost of business continues to dominate our everyday lives. I fear that the issues we are experiencing now will be with us well into the new year. However, we are a...
Media Coverage – December 2022

Media Coverage – December 2022

Costs and staffing test retail and hospitality in 2022 – RTE  “Christmas is an important time of the year for restaurants too, with the Restaurant Association of Ireland recording a pick up in sales. It said this was particularly notable at the higher end...
President’s Report – November 2022

President’s Report – November 2022

Hi everyone, it’s not easy out there. It feels like for every step forward its two steps back. We’re all hearing about local restaurants and cafes closing down. Unfortunately this is going to continue. The COVID hangover is still around and the left-over cash...
Media Coverage – November 2022

Media Coverage – November 2022

Price of a pint of Heineken to increase due to ‘exceptional’ inflationary pressure – The Irish Examiner “Heineken Ireland is set to increase the price of its kegs to the equivalent of 17c per pint due to ‘exceptional inflationary...