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James Joyce and his relationship with Irish Distillers

The light music of whisky falling into glasses made an agreeable interlude.< James Joyce, Dubliners James Joyce has a long and storied relationship with Irish Distillers. John Murray, Joyce’s maternal grandfather, acted as a sales rep with Powers. Joyce’s father, John, was an investor and later Secretary of the Phoenix Park Distillery and had a […]

Irish Distillers makes a lasting difference on Responsibl’ALL Day

In early May, we left the day jobs behind for a while and came together for one day of volunteering for good causes in our local communities. Responsibl’ALL day is an innovative concept developed by Pernod Ricard in which affiliate companies all over the world participate. With a nod to our decentralised way of working […]

Dillon Bass are Responsib’ALL in Antrim Hospital

Here, the team shares the details of their sunny volunteer day: Wednesday the 23rd May was Dillon Bass’ CSR day. We were at the MacMillan centre in Antrim Area Hospital. The Macmillan Unit offers specialist care to help patients and families deal with problems which can arise when living with a life-limiting illness. The unit […]

World Whisky Day Competition T&Cs

The promoter is Irish Distillers whose registered office is at Simmonscourt House, Simmonscourt Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. Employees of the Promoter or their family members or anyone else connected in any way with the competition or helping to set up the competition shall not be permitted to enter the competition. There is no entry fee […]

In Memoriam: John Clement Ryan

All of us at Irish Distillers are sad to hear of the passing of John C. Ryan, a direct descendant of James Power and Irish Distillers colleague from 1969 – 1996. John Clement Ryan was the seventh generation to start his career in whiskey in the family firm. A natural raconteur, his pride in, and […]

REDBREAST IRISH WHISKEY MAKES THE REDBREAST DREAM CASK A PART OF THE FAMILY

The dream becomes a reality for the cask selected by Billy Leighton for World Whisky Day 2017 Redbreast Irish whiskey, which is produced by Irish Distillers in Midleton Distillery, has launched the Redbreast Dream Cask, which will be available to buy through its online members’ club, The Birdhouse, from World Whisky Day (Saturday 19th May). […]

Jameson Bow Street 18 Competition T&Cs

The promoter is Irish Distillers whose registered office is at Simmonscourt House, Simmonscourt Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. Employees of the Promoter or their family members or anyone else connected in any way with the competition or helping to set up the competition shall not be permitted to enter the competition. There is no entry fee […]

Glasnevin’s O’Connell Monument

Glasnevin’s O’Connell Round Tower to re-open on the 14th April. Did you know, the Powers family were very involved in fund raising for its construction? So much so that it was Sir John Power (first Baronet), who laid the foundation-stone of the O’Connell Monument (Round Tower) in Glasnevin. In honour of this he was presented […]

February 1930 – a look at Malting at Jameson 84 years ago

In February 1930, A G Taylor, who was Company Secretary of John Jameson & Son Ltd. filled out details for a Census of Production circulated by the Government. Reassured that all information provided would be used for statistical purposes only, and that Section 14 of the Statistics Act 1926 guarded against any violation of secrecy, […]