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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Guinness

This year
# patron saint
St Patrick, patron saint of…Nigeria?
We’re not the only ones who have the famed snake driver as a patron saint.
# Guinness
Diageo is raising the price of a pint of Guinness by 12 cent from February
The company said the increase is due to “significant inflation in input costs across our operations”.
Last year
# Liberties
Dublin City Council give green light for Diageo HQ scheme at Guinness Brewery lands
The building, which was once part of Guinness’s brewery operations, will extend to just under 13,000sq ft.
Van der Flier and Jones win Rugby Writers player of the year awards
Mick Galwey and Phillip Matthews were inducted into the hall of fame.
# A new dawn
'A mother handed a child to Beibhinn Parsons and said 'here, I named her after you''
Despite Saturday’s Women’s Six Nations defeat to Wales, there is a real sense of optimism around the Ireland team according to two of its players.
# roommates
Listen to the new episode of The Front Row
On this week’s episode, in partnership with Guinness, Ireland’s Eimear Considine makes a welcome return – and she’s joined by her international team-mate Hannah O’Connor.
# Recommended listening
'Plenty of chats and laughs': Join us for our brand new Ireland rugby show, The Front Row
Grand Slam winner Rob Kearney is our first special guest on the podcast, in partnership with Guinness.
All time
# Dublin
'Small fire' occurs at Guinness brewery at St James's Gate
The fire was extinguished at around midday.
# guinness 0.0
Complimentary cans of new non-alcoholic Guinness recalled here 'due to the possible presence of mould'
The FSAI said that the implicated batches have not been sold directly to consumers in Ireland.
# Guinness
Guinness recalls non-alcoholic stout amid safety concerns
The recall impacts the Great Britain market, as the product was not yet on sale in Ireland.
# the bland stuff
'I assumed it was a dud': Supply issue leads to shortage of floating widgets in Guinness cans
Diageo has reverted to a fixed widget system to ensure supply.
# visibility
'This is hugely significant': A first for the Ireland women's rugby team
Ireland rugby star Sene Naoupu says she is excited that fans will now be able to buy the women’s replica shirt.
# Rugby
Join The42, Andrew Trimble and special guests for our virtual Guinness Six Nations event
The panel will chat with our own Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey ahead of Ireland’s penultimate match, which is rescheduled for next weekend.
Diageo partners with developer Ballymore to redevelop over 12 acres at St James's Gate site
Diageo plans to to transform 12.6 acres of its nearly 50-acre site to create a mixed-use development.
# My Goodness
Guinness launches €14m fund to help Irish pubs recover from Covid-19 lockdown
The company will provide the funding over a two-year period.
The Irish For: Notes on the naming of a still-contentious Irish-themed cocktail
In Ireland, the Irish Car Bomb is rarely called anything at all, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.
# Pints
Dáil bar: Over €13k more spent on drinks so far in 2019 compared to same period last year
Twice as much was spent in February 2019 than the same month last year.
# plastic pollution
Diageo announces plans to remove plastic packaging from cans of Guinness
The company is also investing €9.25 million in a packaging plant in Belfast.
Guinness Storehouse ordered to pay woman €2,000 after questioning suitability for 'young' workplace
The Workplace Relations Commission ruled that the question discriminated against her on the grounds of age.
# running dry
'I'm delighted we've run out of beer': Dublin Lord Mayor defends flying through 120 kegs of Guinness in six months
The pints are flowing at the Mansion House.
# blackstuff
Here's how many thousands of pints of Guinness were sold in the Dáil bar this year
Who was it necking the shot?
# Guinness
Here are the problems the 'all-island' drinks industry could face because of Brexit
Guinness is made by the Liffey, packaged in Belfast, and shipped from Dublin port – WTO tariffs could complicate that process.
# Stew can't be serious
Irish stew named as one of top 50 culinary experiences in the world
It might have a love/hate reputation among Irish people, but the dish has proven a hit internationally.
# cans
Jason Momoa, Conan O'Brien and the cast of Aquaman shared a few cans of Guinness
Unsurprisingly, Jason Momoa thinks that Aquaman would also love Guinness.
# fora
'It'll be way bigger than we anticipated': The rise of non-alcoholic beer in Ireland
Sales here have traditionally lagged those elsewhere in Europe – but that appears to be changing.
# who hurt you
Someone ordered a Guinness and Sprite mixed together and we are APPALLED
We want answers and we want them now.
# Home of the Black Stuff
Jason Momoa is in Ireland, drinking Guinness and only delighted with himself
He can’t get enough.
# food and drink
What Irish businesses can learn from the man who mopped up the Guinness Light disaster
Brand expert David Gluckman talks about marketing taboos and why focus groups are flawed.
# Changes
Italian rugby's real progress is coming from Pro14 clubs Benetton and Zebre
Conor O’Shea’s national team have yet to feel the full effect but the Italian sides are making big steps.
# St James's Gate
The Guinness Storehouse is still the most popular tourist attraction in Ireland
More than 1.7 million people paid a visit last year.
# Black gold
These were the top 5 most popular drinks in the Dáil bar this year
Figures released to show that sales of Guinness raked in over €30,000 between the beginning of the year and 30 November.
# Advertising
FactCheck: Would the new alcohol bill ban the Guinness Christmas ad?
It’s a claim made by the alcohol lobby, but does it stand up to scrutiny?
# WM Barkley
100 years ago this week: The story of the Guinness ship torpedoed in the Irish Sea
Five of the 13 crew members on board were killed, and the others were lucky to survive.
# st james's gate quarter
Diageo announces plans for a new urban quarter at St James's Gate
The quarter will be a mixed use area with commercial, office and residential space and will be fully integrated into the wider Liberties area.
# the black stuff
An amusing video of Irish people trying Guinness for the first time has gone viral
The taste was compared to what a house party smells like.
# cheap wine
5 foods that alcohol should not be added to under any circumstances
Eating and drinking should be two separate activities.
# Makeover
The Guinness Storehouse will spend millions to double the size of its rooftop bar
Ireland’s most-attended tourist attraction is getting a €16 million overhaul.
# and this is our heyday
18 observations about the iconic Guinness ad starring Michael Fassbender
# Whiskey a go go
Diageo gets the go-ahead to build €25 million whiskey distillery in Dublin city
The distillery will be used for its new premium blended Irish whiskey, Roe & Co.