Jameson Irish whiskey   sold 8m cases globally  last year, up from 7.2m a year earlier

Irish whiskey sales came within touching distance of their historical peak of 12 million nine-litre cases last year. While Jameson still leads the p(...)

Irish whiskey doubled yearly sales to 137 million bottles – 11.4 million cases – between 2010 and 2019, figures published on Friday show.   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw /The Irish Times

Covid-19 lockdowns are hitting Irish whiskey sales while about 400 of the industry’s jobs are in the balance, distillers warn. Irish whiskey doubled (...)

Ireland was the fourth biggest spirits exporter to the US in 2019

Irish whiskey sales in the US rose by 5.6 per cent last year to $1.1 billion (€1 billion) as exports of American spirits plunged on the back of retali(...)

According to the Irish Whiskey Association, there was a 10.5 per cent increase in visitor numbers last year, from 923,000 to 1.02 million

Sales of Irish whiskey slowed last year in what is its biggest export market but that didn’t stop visitors to Ireland spending time at local distiller(...)

There are renewed concerns that Irish whiskey could be in line for new US tariffs, as the Trump administration expands its trade war against European (...)

It is understood that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar also raised the issue of tariffs during his meeting with US vice-president Mike Pence earlier this month. Photograph: Getty Images

Concerns are growing that Irish food products could be hit by damaging US tariffs, as Washington prepares to impose retaliatory measures on a range o(...)

Journalist Justine McCarthy gives the  keynote address at the 97th annual Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith commemoration at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith have been remembered at their annual commemoration at Glasnevin Cemetery. The 97th annual commemoration was led b(...)

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(...)

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