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JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin: “It’s becoming increasingly obvious that people spend too much time on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, and struggle to control the compulsion,” he said. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

You have to hand it to JD Wetherspoon. The UK pub group, which has five bars in Ireland, has turned shutting down its lacklustre social media presence(...)

JD Wetherspoon: ‘I don’t think they had a strong social media strategy to begin with.’ Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Wetherspoons pubs are perhaps better known for their cut-price drinks than their engaging social media output, but it’s not stopping the pub giant fro(...)

The Three Tun Tavern, a Wetherspoon owned pub in Blackrock, Co. Dublin. The pub has 812 followers on Twitter, but its account hasn’t been updated since 2016. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / THE IRISH TIMES

JD Wetherspoon is closing down its Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts for all its 900 pubs and head office with immediate effect following the t(...)

JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin was heavily critical of a number of institutions for their Brexit stance.

JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has attacked the IMF, the OECD, and several British newspapers for “factually incorrect and highly misleading” stat(...)

Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin in the Three Tun Tavern in Blackrock, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

British pubs operator JD Wetherspoon said comparable sales growth nearly doubled in its first quarter from a year earlier, but it remained cautious on(...)

Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin: “This is a positive start, but is for a few weeks only – and is very unlikely to continue for the rest of the year.” Photograph: Alan Betson

JD Wetherspoon has posted rising full year sales and profit, while the pub chain’s Brexit-backing chairman took aim at EU “oligarchs” in yet another r(...)

“We are looking forward to developing the site into a fantastic pub and hotel,” said Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin

Pub group JD Wetherspoon is to spend €15 million on its development of a “superpub” and 98-bedroom hotel in Dublin city centre. The company is set to(...)

Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin who warned last month that the firm “remains cautious” over second-half trading due to surging costs. Photograph: Alan Betson

Pub group JD Wetherspoon has toasted better than expected recent sales, which it said were set to lead to slightly improved trading for the year to Ju(...)

JD Wetherspoon founder Tim Martin said the chain remains reluctant to open any further bars in Ireland until the planning issues are resolved. Photograph: Frank Miller

JD Wetherspoon, which operates five pubs in the Republic, has said it hopes to see a positive resolution to planning obstacles that have delayed the o(...)

Wetherspoon says it expects a “slightly improved” trading outcome for the current financial year compared with 2016

British pub chain JD Wetherspoon, which operates five bars in Ireland, has reported strong trading conditions in the Republic. Founder and chairman T(...)

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