The LVA is once again backing the Coca-Cola Designated Driver Campaign for 2023

LVA backs Coca-Cola Designated Driver Campaign 2023

Miriam Mullins takes the wheel for Coca-Cola’s Designated Driver campaign Coca-Cola’s Designated Driver Campaign is back to reward those drivers who play their part in getting their friends and family home safely this Christmas The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) is once again backing the Coca-Cola Designated Driver campaign for 2023. This is the 19th year […]

LVA and VFI slam insurers for failing to honour business interruption cover for pubs

Average Insurance Premiums for Dublin pubs rise to just under €30k – LVA

Over 7 out of 10 experienced increase at most recent renewal   The average insurance premiums for Dublin pubs rose to €29,811.62 in their most recent renewals, an increase of €1,714.53 over their premiums for the previous year, according to the Licensed Vintners Association (LVA). The LVA surveyed their members on this matter last week, […]

The LVA believes the additional resources for the Gardaí should see more police feet on Dublin streets

Additional Garda Resources should go towards “Extra Feet on Dublin Streets”

Business Support Scheme details needs to be practical and generous for pubs and small businesses in face of Government imposed costs The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) has welcomed the allocation of additional resources in the Budget to An Garda Síochána, saying it is vital they go towards putting “extra feet on Dublin’s streets”. The LVA […]

Menu featuring the newly added extra taxes applied by the Government

Government driven prices rises on the menu from tomorrow

Government driven price rises will be on the menu for pubs and restaurants from tomorrow with the increased rate of hospitality VAT set to kick in, the Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) has warned. The LVA and other hospitality groups had been seeking a continuation of the current 9% VAT rate that applies on food but […]

Alliance for Insurance Reform - Enough is Enough campaign

LVA backs Enough is Enough campaign from Alliance for Insurance Reform

Alliance for Insurance Reform launches its Enough is Enough campaign to mark the commencement of legislation rebalancing the duty of care between occupiers and the public. “The new legislation will only work if it is implemented in the spirit it was intended by the judiciary, insurers, the legal profession, and ultimately, by the Irish public.” […]

LVA and VFI partner with Heineken for new recruitment campaign aimed at promoting bar work

LVA partners with Heineken and VFI in new recruitment campaign

LVA partners with Heineken and VFI in new recruitment campaign to show ‘There’s No Experience Like Bar Experience’ Monday, 26th June 2023: HEINEKEN, one of the most international brewers in the world, is joining forces with the Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) and the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) to roll out a new cross-industry campaign […]

LVA Chair, Laura Moriarty of the Bracken Court Hotel

Laura Moriarty elected Chair of LVA

The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) has elected Laura Moriarty of the Bracken Court Hotel, Balbriggan as their new Chair. Laura succeeds Alison Kealy of Kealy’s of Cloghran in the role. The new Vice Chair will be Willie Aherne of The Palace Bar, Fleet Street. Laura is the Group Operations Director of the Moriarty Group, which […]

LVA - Irish Pub Awards Launch 2023 - 1

LVA and VFI launch Irish Pub Awards 2023

The Irish Pub Awards 2023 were launched on Tuesday 18th April 2023, at Gleeson’s of Booterstown, Co. Dublin.  The Irish Pubs Awards are jointly presented by Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) and Vintners’ Federation Ireland (VFI). Pubs are now free to enter up to nine categories with judging set to take place over the summer. The […]

VAT rise off the menu for now - LVA

Positive that extra tax on consumers is off the menu – LVA

LVA welcomes VAT and TBESS extensions The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) has said that it is “positive that the Government has kept the extra tax on consumers off the menu” by pushing back the VAT increase on hospitality until after the summer season. They also warmly welcomed the extension of The Business Energy Support Scheme […]

Liberalising pub licensing will lead to pubs on every corner in cities and large towns - LVA

Government liberalisation of licences will lead to pubs on every corner in major towns and cities, while more rural pubs die off – LVA

The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) has said that the Government’s decision to effectively liberalise the pub market from 2026 will eventually “see pubs on every corner in major towns and cities”. They also note that the Government’s proposal to allow anyone to apply for a pub licence will see more rural pubs “die off”, as […]

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