The Low Carbon Pledge was taken last year by 47 major Irish businesses to cut emissions by 2030

A progress report on a scheme for companies that have pledged to reduce their carbon emissions concludes that the Irish market is “immature” when it c(...)

Mr Schuurman joined the drinks giant as a trainee 22-years-ago

Maarten Schuurman has been appointed managing director of Heineken Ireland to succeed Maggie Timoney who is leaving to take up another role with the c(...)

Maggie Timoney, the managing director of Heineken Ireland, is heading for the US.

Heineken Ireland is looking for a new managing director after the global drinks giant announced that Maggie Timoney, the incumbent in the Irish role, (...)

There will be walking tours of places closely associated with guitarist Rory Gallagher. Photograph: Fin Costello/Redferns

Some of the places most closely associated with legendary guitarist, Rory Gallagher are among the venues in Cork that will feature in this year’s Cork(...)

Cork's Murphy's Brewery is just one of the historic buildings that will open to the public as part of the 23th Cork Open Heritage Day

Rebel rousing On Saturday, August 19th, Cork city flings open the doors to some of its most historic buildings. As part of the 13th Annual Cork Herit(...)

Excise duty on beer in Ireland is the second highest in the European Union

The excise duty on beer in Ireland is 1,000 times that of Germany, Spain or Luxembourg and is the second highest in the European Union, according to a(...)

The original plan for the site, which was owned by Heineken Ireland, involved the construction of a 6,000 seat events centre

Minister for Housing Simon Coveney has expressed confidence that a €50 million events centre for Cork will proceed and that a clearer timeframe for th(...)

To qualify for the logo, a craft beer must have been manufactured by an independently-owned brewery.

The Republic’s craft beer industry has launched a symbol to ensure drinkers know they are supporting microbreweries. The independent craft beer of (...)

The Drinks Industry Group of Ireland (DIGI) said: “An alcohol excise reduction is a vital response to the new and immediate effect of the uncertainty caused by Brexit.” Photograph: iStock

The drinks industry lobby group is calling for a 15 per cent reduction in excise on alcohol in the next budget. In its pre-budget submission, the Drin(...)

Heineken subsidiary Western Beverages recently agreed a joint-venture deal with Comans.

Regulators have cleared Heineken Ireland’s proposed partnership with Comans Beverages, the drinks distributor owned by the well-known publican family.(...)

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