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The boss of Diageo's local whiskey says Ireland's luxury range is 'underdeveloped'
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The boss of Diageo's local whiskey says Ireland's luxury range is 'underdeveloped'

Jan 8th 2019, 1:01 AM 3,365 Views 0 Comments

The drinks giant wants its new Roe & Co brand to take the lead in the super premium category.

Blackwater Distillery wants to use blockchain to rid Irish whiskey of 'smoke and mirrors'
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Blackwater Distillery wants to use blockchain to rid Irish whiskey of 'smoke and mirrors'

Jan 6th 2019, 7:30 AM 15,724 Views 12 Comments

The Waterford firm hopes to extend its new traceabilty platform to its suppliers.

From Orla Kiely to Jo'Burger, here are Ireland's highest-profile company collapses of 2018
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From Orla Kiely to Jo'Burger, here are Ireland's highest-profile company collapses of 2018

Dec 31st 2018, 6:00 PM 36,110 Views 6 Comments

Several well-known names disappeared from the streets over the last 12 months.

From Orla Kiely to Jo'Burger, here are Ireland's highest-profile company collapses of 2018
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From Orla Kiely to Jo'Burger, here are Ireland's highest-profile company collapses of 2018

Dec 30th 2018, 1:00 AM 3,374 Views 0 Comments

Several well-known names disappeared from the streets over the last 12 months.

After five years and more than €6m, Nephin Whiskey will finally start production
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After five years and more than €6m, Nephin Whiskey will finally start production

Dec 29th 2018, 5:30 PM 20,013 Views 9 Comments

The Mayo distillery will be operational next year – but it’ll be a while until the Irish product hits shelves.

After opening a raft of new cafés, the firm behind Costa Coffee in Ireland banked a record profit
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After opening a raft of new cafés, the firm behind Costa Coffee in Ireland banked a record profit

Dec 28th 2018, 4:50 PM 6,727 Views 0 Comments

The owners of the franchise have plans to double down on the Irish market even further.

Delivery providers are ready to wed for life. But some restaurants just want to keep it casual
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Delivery providers are ready to wed for life. But some restaurants just want to keep it casual

Dec 26th 2018, 7:30 PM 14,621 Views 10 Comments

Despite threats of higher commissions from Deliveroo, many businesses don’t want to be tied to one platform.

'It's all about the customer experience - the day you take that for granted, you're dead'
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'It's all about the customer experience - the day you take that for granted, you're dead'

Dec 26th 2018, 1:00 AM 1,345 Views 0 Comments

Freshii’s Dave O’Donoghue talks about getting into the food industry and the tough task of letting staff go.

A huge Westmeath whiskey maturation project has the all-clear after a council rejection
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A huge Westmeath whiskey maturation project has the all-clear after a council rejection

Dec 19th 2018, 7:01 PM 23,699 Views 7 Comments

It’s hoped Vault Storage Limited’s multimillion-euro site will prevent future storage bottlenecks.

A huge Westmeath whiskey maturation project has the all-clear after a council rejection
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A huge Westmeath whiskey maturation project has the all-clear after a council rejection

Dec 19th 2018, 4:01 PM 1,812 Views 0 Comments

It’s hoped Vault Storage Limited’s multimillion-euro site will prevent future storage bottlenecks.

‘Dawson Street was a fifth of our sales. When we closed we thought it would be a disaster’
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# Insights And Opinions

‘Dawson Street was a fifth of our sales. When we closed we thought it would be a disaster’

Dec 14th 2018, 10:11 AM 4,060 Views 0 Comments

From 3am starts to make juices to opening restaurants, Jack Kirwan talks about setting up his business.

After five years and more than €6m, Nephin Whiskey will finally start production
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# Food And Drink

After five years and more than €6m, Nephin Whiskey will finally start production

Dec 14th 2018, 10:03 AM 1,273 Views 0 Comments

The Mayo distillery will be operational next year – but it’ll be a while until the Irish product hits shelves.

Delivery providers are ready to wed for life. But some restaurants just want to keep it casual
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Delivery providers are ready to wed for life. But some restaurants just want to keep it casual

Dec 14th 2018, 9:55 AM 1,567 Views 0 Comments

Despite threats of higher commissions from Deliveroo, many businesses don’t want to be tied to one platform.

As it fights to keep a café open, Dunnes argues it hasn't made a Starbucks-style violation
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As it fights to keep a café open, Dunnes argues it hasn't made a Starbucks-style violation

Dec 14th 2018, 9:52 AM 21,199 Views 4 Comments

The retailer was ordered to close its Café Sol outlet in Liffey Valley by the local council.

As it fights to keep a café open, Dunnes argues it hasn't made a Starbucks-style violation
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As it fights to keep a café open, Dunnes argues it hasn't made a Starbucks-style violation

Dec 14th 2018, 1:01 AM 5,117 Views 0 Comments

The retailer was ordered to close its Café Sol outlet in Liffey Valley by the local council.

After five years and more than €6m, Nephin Whiskey will finally start production
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From Business ETC
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After five years and more than €6m, Nephin Whiskey will finally start production

Dec 11th 2018, 6:00 PM 4,418 Views 0 Comments

The Mayo distillery will be operational next year – but it’ll be a while until the Irish product hits shelves.

Delivery providers are ready to wed for life. But some restaurants just want to keep it casual
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From Business ETC
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Delivery providers are ready to wed for life. But some restaurants just want to keep it casual

Dec 8th 2018, 1:00 AM 1,963 Views 0 Comments

Despite threats of higher commissions from Deliveroo, many businesses don’t want to be tied to one platform.

‘Dawson Street was a fifth of our sales. When we closed we thought it would be a disaster’
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From Business ETC
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‘Dawson Street was a fifth of our sales. When we closed we thought it would be a disaster’

Dec 7th 2018, 1:01 PM 6,286 Views 0 Comments

From 3am starts to make juices to opening restaurants, Jack Kirwan talks about setting up his business.

'I think my blind optimism papered over the blatant risk. Now I think, that was ballsy'
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'I think my blind optimism papered over the blatant risk. Now I think, that was ballsy'

Dec 7th 2018, 10:34 AM 1,014 Views 0 Comments

Metalman’s Grainne Walsh talks about why not to open a brewery if you just want to make beer.

'Four months in, M&S emailed about stocking my gin. I thought it was my mates taking the mick'
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# Insights And Opinions

'Four months in, M&S emailed about stocking my gin. I thought it was my mates taking the mick'

Dec 7th 2018, 10:33 AM 2,147 Views 0 Comments

After hitting the shelves of ‘Marksies’ and Aldi, Gareth Irvine’s gin business has gone global.

Just Eat fighter Flipdish has raised €4.8 million for its big European push
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Just Eat fighter Flipdish has raised €4.8 million for its big European push

Dec 6th 2018, 4:06 PM 1,624 Views 0 Comments

The company’s software helps restaurants build their own online delivery services.

After announcing a global jobs cull, Yelp shrunk its Dublin HQ to nearly nothing
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After announcing a global jobs cull, Yelp shrunk its Dublin HQ to nearly nothing

Dec 6th 2018, 1:01 AM 1,001 Views 0 Comments

New documents show dozens of jobs have been axed from the review website’s Irish office.

'I think my blind optimism papered over the blatant risk. Now I think, that was ballsy'
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'I think my blind optimism papered over the blatant risk. Now I think, that was ballsy'

Dec 5th 2018, 12:05 PM 787 Views 0 Comments

Metalman’s Grainne Walsh talks about why not to open a brewery if you just want to make beer.

After delivering another tasty profit, Supermac's is testing Deliveroo - with mixed results
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After delivering another tasty profit, Supermac's is testing Deliveroo - with mixed results

Dec 2nd 2018, 7:58 PM 20,256 Views 8 Comments

Pat McDonagh’s fast-food empire is trialling third-party delivery services as it posts record sales.

As Uber Eats arrives in Ireland, Deliveroo threatens defecting restaurants with higher rates
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As Uber Eats arrives in Ireland, Deliveroo threatens defecting restaurants with higher rates

Dec 2nd 2018, 12:15 PM 36,401 Views 47 Comments

Competition in on-demand delivery has intensified with the new player in town.

'Four months in, M&S emailed about stocking my gin. I thought it was my mates taking the mick'
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From Business ETC
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'Four months in, M&S emailed about stocking my gin. I thought it was my mates taking the mick'

Nov 30th 2018, 1:01 PM 4,852 Views 0 Comments

After hitting the shelves of ‘Marksies’ and Aldi, Gareth Irvine’s gin business has gone global.

Tayto Park is planning a second roller coaster 'that will make people stop and stare'
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Tayto Park is planning a second roller coaster 'that will make people stop and stare'

Nov 29th 2018, 6:00 PM 2,416 Views 0 Comments

General manager Charles Coyle says several new attractions are in the pipeline.

Blackwater Distillery wants to use blockchain to rid Irish whiskey of 'smoke and mirrors'
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# Startups And Tech

Blackwater Distillery wants to use blockchain to rid Irish whiskey of 'smoke and mirrors'

Nov 29th 2018, 4:23 PM 1,197 Views 1 Comment

The Waterford firm hopes to extend its new traceabilty platform to its suppliers.

After delivering another tasty profit, Supermac's is testing Deliveroo - with mixed results
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After delivering another tasty profit, Supermac's is testing Deliveroo - with mixed results

Nov 29th 2018, 4:22 PM 1,083 Views 0 Comments

Pat McDonagh’s fast-food empire is trialling third-party delivery services as it posts record sales.

As Uber Eats arrives in Ireland, Deliveroo threatens defecting restaurants with higher rates
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As Uber Eats arrives in Ireland, Deliveroo threatens defecting restaurants with higher rates

Nov 29th 2018, 4:20 PM 1,850 Views 3 Comments

Competition in on-demand delivery has intensified with the new player in town.

Pest Pulse wants to bring much-needed tech to the 'unglamorous' world of pest control
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Pest Pulse wants to bring much-needed tech to the 'unglamorous' world of pest control

Nov 29th 2018, 3:00 PM 899 Views 0 Comments

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile the one-year old tech company.

After delivering another tasty profit, Supermac's is testing Deliveroo - with mixed results
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From Business ETC
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After delivering another tasty profit, Supermac's is testing Deliveroo - with mixed results

Nov 27th 2018, 6:00 PM 2,627 Views 0 Comments

Pat McDonagh’s fast-food empire is trialling third-party delivery services as it posts record sales.

Blackwater Distillery wants to use blockchain to rid Irish whiskey of 'smoke and mirrors'
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From Business ETC
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Blackwater Distillery wants to use blockchain to rid Irish whiskey of 'smoke and mirrors'

Nov 27th 2018, 3:53 PM 2,078 Views 0 Comments

The Waterford firm hopes to extend its new traceabilty platform to its suppliers.

Cans were once considered 'cheap'. Now craft beer makers are mad for them
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Cans were once considered 'cheap'. Now craft beer makers are mad for them

Nov 26th 2018, 6:00 PM 1,437 Views 0 Comments

The number of Irish microbreweries opting for cans has nearly doubled in the last two years.

As Uber Eats arrives in Ireland, Deliveroo threatens defecting restaurants with higher rates
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As Uber Eats arrives in Ireland, Deliveroo threatens defecting restaurants with higher rates

Nov 26th 2018, 1:00 AM 3,505 Views 0 Comments

Competition in on-demand delivery has intensified with the new player in town.

'A pat on the back is six inches from a kick in the arse. We're taking it one burger at a time'
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'A pat on the back is six inches from a kick in the arse. We're taking it one burger at a time'

Nov 22nd 2018, 3:10 PM 1,816 Views 3 Comments

BuJo’s Michael Sheary spent years prepping the concept behind his first restaurant.

Irish chefs will be asked to be more 'positive' with staff to dispel the Gordon Ramsay image
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Irish chefs will be asked to be more 'positive' with staff to dispel the Gordon Ramsay image

Nov 22nd 2018, 3:08 PM 480 Views 0 Comments

Chef Network is launching a ‘kitchen charter’ as worker shortages continue to rise in the industry.

Baristas and burritos: How Circle K is prepping for fuel's decline
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Baristas and burritos: How Circle K is prepping for fuel's decline

Nov 22nd 2018, 3:06 PM 2,141 Views 1 Comment

The forecourt retailer says more than 50% of transactions are now non-fuel purchases.

Irish chefs will be asked to be more 'positive' with staff to dispel the Gordon Ramsay image
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Irish chefs will be asked to be more 'positive' with staff to dispel the Gordon Ramsay image

Nov 20th 2018, 6:00 PM 1,599 Views 0 Comments

Chef Network is launching a ‘kitchen charter’ as worker shortages continue to rise in the industry.

Haunted by its illicit past, poitín is getting a promo overhaul to ensure its future
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Haunted by its illicit past, poitín is getting a promo overhaul to ensure its future

Nov 20th 2018, 1:00 AM 1,093 Views 0 Comments

Two decades after the drink was legalised, take-up has been a mere trickle.