The Generation Games are taking place in a pub near you on Friday 6th of December!
The Hotel, Culinary and Tourism Department at IT Tralee are hosting a Reunion on Saturday 2nd November 2013
Noonan excise hike ‘‘a kick in the teeth’’ for the industry
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.
New research has revealed that pubs in rural areas are continuing to struggle. Padraig Cribben, CEO of VFI and publican Paul Moynihan, Donard, Co Wicklow, share their views on Ireland AM.
VFI Statement - Alcohol Sponsorship and Sports Funding
The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) warmly welcomes the reported progress made with respect to the rural hackney licence scheme proposed originally by Minister Alan Kelly in the Taxi Regulation Review Report.
Over 350 publicans today (May 14th 2013) attended the Knightsbrook Hotel, in Co. Meath for the 40th Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (“VFI”) AGM.
39% of Publicans have made staff reductions in first quarter of 2013
VFI members investing €3.5m in local sports and events
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.
The VFI has been contacted by Kevin Dunbar, part of a fundraising committee initially set up to raise funds to help improve his 6 year old nephew Malachi’s quality of life.
The NHP Seminar for Licensed Trainers 2013 was held on February 20th and was generously hosted by the Vintners Federation of Ireland at their Rathfarnham headquarters. The Seminar which was organised with the aim of professional development for NHP Licensed Trainers was also attended by invited guests from the hospitality and retail sectors.
The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) has welcomed this week’s report by the Consumers’ Association of Ireland (CAI) on price hikes and perceived price matching by the country’s biggest supermarkets. The report showed the price for a basket of goods up 12% when compared to June 2011 or €870 per annum per household and backs up VFI claims over the past number of years that the practice of selling cheap alcohol is anything but consumer friendly.