The Drinks Industry in Ireland

The drinks and hospitality industries make a significant financial and social contribution to Ireland’s economy. Here are some key numbers:

  • Employ 92,000 people throughout the country
  • Exports €1.2 billion worth of produce every year
  • Supports 12,000 farm families in rural Ireland.
  • €858.6 million spent on material for further processing.
  • €629 million on services
  • €2.034 billion in revenue receipts in 2012