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Lough Mask Distillery becomes first distillery in Ireland to sell its products to the public on site
The Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland (ABFI) has welcomed news that Lough Mask Distillery in Mayo has become the first distillery in Ireland to be granted a licence to sell its gin, vodka and whiskey, to members of the public on its premises under the Intoxicating Liquor (Breweries and Distilleries) Act 2018.
For much of the 19th century, the Persse family ran one of the most successful distilleries in Ireland. Their product became world famous. They were major contributors to the industrial life of Galway and provided much needed employment. In addition to their staff, they were also supplied by a number of artisans working in the Nuns Island area — coopers, cork manufacturers, printers, carters, case makers, etc.
Straw boys Vodka, which is produced by The Connacht Whiskey Company in Belleek in Ballina, has been named the best Irish Vodka at the Irish Whiskey Awards. The 2016 awards took place in the Tullamore Distillery recently.
The team at Galway’s An Púcán have just scooped another national award - this time at the 2015 Irish Whiskey Awards which were held in Dublin on Thursday last.
For the second year running, Garavan’s has won Irish Whiskey Bar of the Year for Connaught at the Irish Whiskey Awards in Dublin. Organised by the Celtic Whiskey Shop, the awards recognise the best whiskey producers, distillers, and bars in Ireland.
Teeling Whiskey Company (TWC) has won two awards at the recent 2015 World Whiskies Awards. Teeling Whiskey Irish Single Malt was honoured with the accolade of ‘World’s Best’ and founder and MD of TWC, Jack Teeling, was awarded the prestigious title of ‘World’s Best Global Whisky Ambassador’.
This Easter Monday, April 6, An Púcán will present an evening of Irish food and whiskey pairing with Teeling Irish Whiskey as part of this year’s Galway Food Festival.
An Púcán on Forster Street is less than a year in existence but its presence is going from strength to strength on the Galway food, drink, and entertainment scene. An Púcán is renowned for its remarkable selection of Irish and international whiskies, with around 200 to choose from. The extensive range can be enjoyed in traditional and truly modern ways — from neat tasting platters of food and whiskey pairings and truly scrumptious whiskey cocktails (try the Teeling Brûlée sour) An Púcán is not afraid to try something new and exciting with Irish whiskey.
The MidlandsIreland.ie Best in Business Awards were held in The Tullamore Court Hotel last Friday.
Kevin Pigott from Athlone has been recruited by Tullamore DEW along with four other new local brand ambassadors to promote the whiskey in the US market.