Vintners’ Federation Calls for Sterner Deterrents to Prevent Violence against Publicans

Following recent high-profile attacks on publicans across the country, the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) have today called for publicans to be protected by the law and sterner deterrents to be enacted immediately. The VFI also stated that those behind the assaults have no real fear of custodial sentences.   Padraig Cribben, Chief Executive, VFI […]

39% of Publicans Have Made Staff Reductions in First Quarter of 2013

Over 350 publicans from all over Ireland are in Meath over the next three days for the 40th Annual Conference of the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (“VFI”). The VFI represents approximately 4,200 publicans throughout Ireland outside of Dublin, representing approximately 50,000 jobs. Ahead of the AGM, which is taking place in the Knightsbrook Hotel on Tuesday (14th May), the […]