Irish Whiskey Distilleries to attract 158,000 visitors across Ireland’s Midlands and East

THE Irish Whiskey Association’s Midlands/East Regional Irish Whiskey Tourism Strategy was launched by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan on Monday evening [15th MAY] at the Tullamore D.E.W. Old Bonded Warehouse.   Minister O’Donovan said, “I am very pleased on behalf of the Government to launch the Midlands/East Regional Irish Whiskey Association […]

Tourism VIPs Enjoy Ireland’s Ancient East Showcase

Tourism buyers from across the globe are enjoying fact-finding tours around the country in the run up to Meitheal, Ireland’s largest tourism trade fair.  The event, which is taking place in Dublin on 11th and 12th April, is organised by Fáilte Ireland in conjunction with Tourism Ireland.       Ireland’s Ancient East is featuring strongly in […]

Italian travel agents say ‘Ciao!’ to Offaly

One of Italy’s tour operators, Cocktail Tour Operator, and 14 of its top-producing travel agents have been visiting Ireland’s Ancient East over the weekend. They were here as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. The group was here on a fact-finding visit, to sample at first-hand the superb experience on offer in Ireland’s Ancient […]

William Grant & Sons Opens €35m Tullamore Distillery

Tullamore D.E.W celebrates true ‘Parting Glass’ moment as whiskey production returns home after 60 years 17th September 2014: Today, William Grant & Sons Ltd., the independent family owneddistiller and owner of Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey, officially opened its new €35 millionstate-of-the-art whiskey distillery in Tullamore, Co Offaly, Ireland.After two years ofconstruction, Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food, the […]

Industry leaders Launch Ireland’s Inaugural Whiskey Week – Whiskey Celebration runs from 21st – 26th May

Ireland’s inaugural Whiskey Week, a celebration of one of Ireland’s most celebrated and successful products, was launched today by representatives of three of the country’s leading distilleries – Irish Distillers, Grants and Cooley Distillery.   Running from the 21st – 26th May and launched in conjunction with Whiskey Live Dublin, Whiskey Week will feature bespoke […]