Sales of Jameson rose 11%  to 235,400  cases, giving the brand a 40.5% market share domestically. Photograph:  iStock

Domestic sales of Irish whiskey rose by 5.4 per cent last year from 551,900 nine-litre cases (6.62 million bottles) to 581,750 cases (6.98 million bot(...)

The Teeling Distillery and visitor centre in Dublin 8

The number of visitors to Irish whiskey distilleries is expected to surpass 1 million this year. The forecast comes as whiskey distilleries continue (...)

Irish whiskey producers have sought assistance from Bord Bia to help tap markets in Asia, where Irish brown spirits are currently small players.

Rival Irish whiskey producers are teaming up in a bid to seek European Union funding to carve out new multimillion-euro opportunities for growth in Ch(...)

Figures published by the Central Statistics Office in November show the value of Irish whiskey exports grew 10.1 per cent during the first eight months of the year

An Bord Pleanála has granted permission on appeal for the development of 12 Irish whiskey maturation warehouses at Moyvore, Co Westmeath. The €138 mi(...)

American oak barrels containing Jameson whiskey produced by Irish Distillers in Midleton, Co Cork

The Government wants the benefits of a thriving whiskey industry but would prefer “if no-one actually drinks the stuff”, according to influential US b(...)

One of the three-tonne copper pot stills is craned across the Dublin skyline on the final part of its journey to the Dublin Liberties Distillery in Mill Street, following a journey of more than 1,500km from Germany. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

Demand for premium Irish whiskey brands such as Green Spot and Redbreast soared domestically last year, as sales jumped 41 per cent to more than 700,0(...)

In 2016 the Irish drinks industry purchased 220,000 tonnes of Irish barley. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

A sustainable supply of barley and malt is critical to the continued growth of Irish whiskey, the head of the Irish Whiskey Association has said. The(...)

Pearse Lyons at the Pearse Lyons Distillery in Dublin 8 which opened last year.  Photograph: Conor McCabe

The number of tourists travelling to Ireland’s whiskey distillery centres increased by 11 per cent last year, the Irish Whiskey Association said on Mo(...)

Frances Fitzgerald  with former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan and former tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald are among the witnesses to be called when the Charleton Tribuna(...)

Sales of Irish cream liqueur brands are on the up again

Global sales of Baileys and other Irish cream liqueur look set to break the 100 million bottle barrier for the first time this year as they rebound af(...)

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