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LVA Review of the Year - 2018

2018 in Review

Posted Sunday, December 9th, 2018

The year to date has been a fairly significant one for Dublin pubs. From the first Good Friday openings in 91 years, to the amazing…

Alan Campbell, LVA Chairman participates in the launch of the 2018 Coca-Cola Designated Driver campaign

LVA backed Coca-Cola Designated Driver campaign returns

Posted Monday, November 26th, 2018

The campaign will once again offer free soft drinks to those drivers who stay sober to ensure loved ones get home safely throughout the festive…

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Wins for Dublin pubs at Irish Pub Awards

Posted Friday, November 23rd, 2018

Irish Pub Awards 2018 were held in the RDS on 21 November (Photo courtesy of Conor McCabe) Three Dublin pubs were among the winners at…

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Representing Dublin Pubs in 2018

Posted Friday, November 16th, 2018

2018 has been an extremely important year for Dublin pubs in relation to Government policy. Over the past 12 months, pubs and alcohol have never…

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LVA view on proposed injecting facility for Merchants Quay

Posted Thursday, November 15th, 2018

There has been some recent media commentary around the proposed supervised injecting centre for Merchants Quay. As part of the consultation process, the LVA has…

Budget 2019 vat increase a blow to pubs

The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) has described the Budget increase in the VAT rate on food as a “serious blow to pubs and the licensed…

LVA and VFI call for current 9% VAT rate on food to be protected Any move to increase the hospitality VAT rate could do lasting…

Spirits made up nearly 20 percent of the alcohol product market in 2017, a 3.6 percent increase on previous year, according to new Drinks Industry…

First intake of LVA Diploma candidates graduate

Posted Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Participants from both the Junior and Senior LVA Diploma courses who attention a presentation in Anglesea House today. Info on the ’18/’19 courses will be released…

Dublin Publicans are celebrating a change in the licensing laws that will allow pubs to open this Good Friday (30 March) for the first time…

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