Report highlights pub’s role in creating economic development and social wellbeing in rural Ireland

7,400 Pubs operating in Ireland with 50,000 employed by Irish pubs ·         €60.7 million generated in wages and estimated total of €2.1m injected by pubs in their local supply chains   Today, the findings of an academic study conducted by the University of York and Newcastle Business School (Northumbria University) and prepared for the Vintners’ Federation of […]

Rural Publicans call for measures in budget 2014 to protect thousands of pub jobs

The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI), which represents 4,200 publicans outside Dublin and the interests of approximately 40,000 jobs, has today issued their pre-budget demands.   The VFI has called on the Government to protect the jobs associated with the labour intensive on trade.   The Vintners’ Federation is specifically calling for two basic measures: […]