COP21: Ireland has the advantage of exploiting renewable energy and not producing fossil fuels. Photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

There are no jobs on a dead planet. David Begg, former general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions summarised things neatly when (...)

The Remy Martin cognac division, which accounts for 80 per cent of group profit, saw its operating profit fall 5.8 per cent like-for-like to €85.9 million

French spirits group Remy Cointreau posted a 7.3 per cent fall in first-half like-for-like operating profit on Thursday, blaming soft demand for its p(...)

 Peter Simpson and Aisling Ryan in the new Open Gate Brewery. Photograph:   Maxwells

For the first time in its history, Guinness is to open its experimental brewery in Dublin to the public. For over a century, the company has ke(...)

“I don’t think of that man, the alcoholic, he wasn’t my dad. .” Credit: Julian Herbert/Getty Images

Don’t wash your dirty linen in public. This has been a mantra that has kept Ireland buried in shame for too long. It has caused untold hurt and allowe(...)

Earlier this year Diageo announced plans to raise its equity stake in the group to as much as 70 per cent from 54 per cent

Nigeria’s Guinness said on Thursday it had been fined 1 billion naira ($5 million) by the local food and drug agency over alleged infractions relating(...)

Diageo will reportedly this week reaffirm its commitment to Guinness.

Almost 30,000 landlords, according to the Sunday Business Post, are being pursued by the rental standards watchdog for failing to register their tena(...)

 To cater for vegan sensibilities, Guinness plans new filtration process which ditches use of isinglass.

Who ever thought a pint a Guinness might contain fish bladder. For 256 years, the creamy dark stout has been marketed as a natural blend of barley, ho(...)

Beer seller: craft brews at Martins in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

I’m just outside Nassau Street, at the edge of Trinity College Dublin, when the tipsiness takes hold. Craft beer is my demographic’s typical drug of c(...)

continued demand for Jameson Whiskey in the US helped it record a 3 per cent rise in underlying sales in its first quarter

Irish Distillers owner Pernod Ricard said continued demand for Jameson Whiskey in the US helped it record a 3 per cent rise in underlying sales in its(...)

Whiskey: new Waterford venture

Former senior Elan executive Séamus Mulligan has emerged as a backer of the new Waterford Distillery project that this year moved on to the site of th(...)