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Whiskey

# whiskey - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Americans are acquiring a taste for Jameson – but it’s not so bright at home

Sales are up nearly 10% in America, but are struggling at home.

# whiskey - Friday 8 August, 2014

BOD takes a punt on whiskey company

The former Ireland captain has invested in an Irish whiskey distillery.

# whiskey - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The government needs to rethink its approach to whiskey (and not the stuff in the Dáil bar) Make Mine A Double

The government needs to rethink its approach to whiskey (and not the stuff in the Dáil bar)

The Oireachtas Agriculture Committee has been told that the high level of excise duty on spirits is putting the livelihoods of 12,000 families and a €1bn injection into the Irish economy at risk.

# whiskey - Saturday 7 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Google, health insurance, and the World Cup: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Google, health insurance, and the World Cup: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of Labour TDs are running for deputy leader of the party?

# whiskey - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New Irish Whiskey Museum to get €150,000 of Government funding Drop In

New Irish Whiskey Museum to get €150,000 of Government funding

St. Patrick’s Cathedral will also recive funds through Fáilte Ireland.

# whiskey - Thursday 24 April, 2014

High spirits: Jameson sales up 13 per cent

Irish whiskey brand outperforms Pernod Ricard stable mates.

# whiskey - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Whiskey’s going to be bringing a lot of dosh to Ireland over the next 10 years… In High Spirits

Whiskey’s going to be bringing a lot of dosh to Ireland over the next 10 years…

15 new distilleries are to be developed across Ireland over the next decade, plus an Irish Whiskey Association has been set up.

# whiskey - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nine-year-old girl hospitalised in England after vodka-whiskey neknomination Harmful

Nine-year-old girl hospitalised in England after vodka-whiskey neknomination

The girl took alcohol from the cupboard at a friend’s house without their parents’ knowledge.

# whiskey - Monday 24 March, 2014

€5m distillery planned for Dublin church

Multinational animal feed player to build distillery on site of St James’s church where Daniel O’Connell laid foundation stone.

Whiskey fans to drop in on new Dublin museum Hic

Whiskey fans to drop in on new Dublin museum

Up to 230,000 visitors are expected to museum where Irish whiskey brands old and new will be exhibited.

# whiskey - Thursday 6 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge This heartwarming whiskey ad will make you feel feelings Tears

This heartwarming whiskey ad will make you feel feelings

The Reader is fast going viral, for a good reason.

# whiskey - Saturday 11 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Kim Jong-Un may be sipping some Irish whiskey right now Whiskey

Kim Jong-Un may be sipping some Irish whiskey right now

The North Korean premier received whiskey as a gift from Paddy Power. The company said it was confident it had not broken UN sanctions.

# whiskey - Saturday 14 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Sod is turned on Tullamore Dew distillery Whiskey

Sod is turned on Tullamore Dew distillery

The whiskey manufacturer will return home to a new facility, creating 200 construction jobs and 25 jobs after completion.

# whiskey - Sunday 5 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie American officials in Brussels tell HQ: ‘The British are watering our whiskey’ Whiskeyleaks

# whiskey - Monday 15 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix…now with added evil Philip Seymour Hoffman Need To Know

The Evening Fix…now with added evil Philip Seymour Hoffman

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

From TheJournal.ie Queen Elizabeth gave a nice bottle of whiskey to Enda Kenny in 2011 Pressies

Queen Elizabeth gave a nice bottle of whiskey to Enda Kenny in 2011

Find out what presents Enda Kenny has received since taking office… including a €5k famine painting from Michael Flatley.

# whiskey - Sunday 14 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Scottish scientists turn whiskey waste into fuel Whiskey This post contains videos

VIDEO: Scottish scientists turn whiskey waste into fuel

The scientists in Edinburgh use a 100-year-old scientific process to produce biobutanol and adapted it for whiskey.

# whiskey - Monday 25 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Caretaker accused of drinking $100,000 worth of rare whiskey High Spirits

Caretaker accused of drinking $100,000 worth of rare whiskey

The vintage spirit was about 100 years old.

# whiskey - Sunday 25 November, 2012

New whiskey distillery in Dingle to create 25 jobs

It will be the first purpose built whiskey distillery in over 200 years in Ireland.

# whiskey - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Forty-eight million bottles of Jameson being sold every year

Whiskey from the Midleton distillery in Cork is one of Ireland’s greatest export successes.

# whiskey - Saturday 1 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Pensions, the internet and whiskey: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Pensions, the internet and whiskey: The week in numbers

How much is a premium Dublin hotel room REALLY worth? And what does it take to reach age 116?

# whiskey - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Bottoms up: Jameson sales hit new all-time record

Pernot Ricard says sales of the whiskey were up by 15 per cent in the last year – with over 35 million litres sold.

# whiskey - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Aussie newspaper apologises for ‘drunken Irish’ article on Olympics Stout Of Order

Aussie newspaper apologises for ‘drunken Irish’ article on Olympics

Sports writer Peter Hanlon has said he is “deeply sorry”.

# whiskey - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Figures show sales of Irish whiskey on the rise in the US

Irish whiskey is the perfect tipple for the whiskey novice according to one expert.

# whiskey - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Jameson sales revenues soar by 25 per cent in six months

Jameson sales revenues soar by 25 per cent in six months

Sales figures from Pernod Ricard for the second half of 2011 show soaring sales of the popular Irish whiskey.

# whiskey - Saturday 17 December, 2011

Sláinte! Irish distillery bought for €73million

The Cooley distillery, Ireland’s last remaining independent whiskey maker, has been bought by US giant Beam.

# whiskey - Friday 2 December, 2011

Distillery forced to expand as world drinks more Irish whiskey

The Jameson distillery in Midleton, Co Cork is now running at full capacity to service global demand. Some 60 jobs will be created in the expansion.

# whiskey - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Elbow have announced their own ale…here’s 7 more celebrity alcohol brands Bottoms Up This post contains images

Elbow have announced their own ale…here’s 7 more celebrity alcohol brands

Willie Nelson’s whiskey, Dan Aykroyd’s wine and Dr. Dr’s cognac…

# whiskey - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigate theft of whiskey worth €270,000 Crime

Gardaí investigate theft of whiskey worth €270,000

A consignment of ‘Finnegan Whiskey’, which isn’t sold in Ireland, is stolen from a premises in Carlingford, Co Louth.