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12 February 2019 | 0

Say “I woof you” with Gym+Coffee’s latest launch in aid of Irish Guide Dogs

The latest launch by up-and-coming Irish lifestyle brand Gym+Coffee is the perfect gift to treat the family’s fur-avourite companion this Valentine’s Day – all for a great cause. That’s right: Gym+Coffee hoodies are now available in doggie form, with proceeds from each sale going to Irish Guide Dogs. The adorable hoodies are available in coral and blue styles and come in four different sizes from Chihuahua small to “Wow that’s a big dog”! The new Dog Hoodies are priced at €25 each with 10% of each sale going to Irish Guide Dogs.

Irish Gin with a Dublin Accent

Countless new Irish gins have been introduced to market recently, but only a handful of them have what it takes to begin scooping major international awards in a highly competitive marketplace. A handcrafted London dry style gin from husband and wife team Jim O’Connor and Sheila Cooney, Dublin City Gin is produced in small batches of only 600 bottles using a unique recipe that includes organic rhubard grown along the Grand Canal in Dublin itself. This “Irish Gin with a Dublin Accent” was awarded Gold super premium at both the Global & World Gin Masters and most recently won Best European Craft Gin 2018. It has also triumphed at Blas na hEireann, the Irish Whiskey Awards, Global Gin Masters and more.

Irish and Scotch whiskey industries attend traditional rugby showdown meeting

The annual traditional meeting between representatives of Ireland/Northern Ireland and Scotland’s whiskey industries took place on the eve of their Six Nations game, and the main focus of the meeting was, surprise surprise, Brexit. The future of trade between Ireland and the UK was discussed, along with the global standing of the whiskey regions – whereby Ireland is still lagging behind Scotland. The bilateral talks take place in good nature ahead of the rugby match – which Ireland won 22-13.



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