Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has asked 35 leading figures in the agri-food industry to work on the 2025 Agri-Food Strategy. Photograph: Eric Luke

An ambitious 10-year plan for the agri-food sector has been commissioned by Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney. He has asked 35 leading figures i(...)

NUI Galway Engineering Building: passive structure

If you’ve ever wondered what a “near zero energy building” (NZEB) looks or feels like, this is your chance to find out. Dozens of them will be open to(...)

Pernod shares have gained 4.4 per cent so far this year, in line with the European sector, which is up 4.1 per cent.

French spirits maker Pernod Ricard, which owns Irish Distillers, on Thursday forecast modest profit growth in its current financial year after improvi(...)

Tullamore Dew  is now the second biggest Irish whiskey brand after Jameson.

Whiskey production has returned to Tullamore for the first time in 60 years.William Grant, the family behind the Tullamore Dew brand, has opened a new(...)

Jameson sales volumes reached 4.7 million cases during the 2013/2014 financial year. Photo: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Pernod Ricard, the world’s second-largest distiller, plans to eliminate jobs as it seeks to generate €150 million of savings following a slump in dema(...)

Bulmers: its maker, C&C, is having a spat with the Portman Group, the alcohol-industry funded body. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A delicious spat arose this week in Britain between C&C, the Clonmel- based maker of Bulmers and Magners cider, and the Portman Group, the alcohol(...)

Jameson whiskey: sells over 1 million cases  annually across the Atlantic. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Irish Distillers, the maker of Jameson whiskey, has become embroiled in a court battle with a Californian winemaker over allegations of trademark infr(...)

Bottles of Jameson whiskey, produced by Irish Distillers, are seen as they pass along the production line at the Pernod-Ricard bottling plant in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Sales of Jameson, Ireland’s top-selling whiskey brand, grew by 13 per cent in the nine months to the end of March led by strong US demand. (...)

Minister for  Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney today unveiled the Irish Whiskey Association, which aims to promote Irish whiskey and  ensure the product is given vital protection going forward. Photo: Bloomberg

With more than 15 new distilleries currently being developed across the country, the Irish whiskey sector is set to invest over €1 billion in I(...)

Visitors to the academy will learn how whiskey is crafted from start to finish, grain to glass, as well as having a go at distilling their own whiskey.

Irish Distillers has launched a whiskey discovery experience at its whiskey academy in Co Cork, to help experts and enthusiasts to learn more about(...)