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Subscriber Event - The next five years: Where to now for Ireland?

Join the Business Post team at Roe & Co Distillery this Wednesday for a discussion on what the future has in store for Ireland

23rd January, 2020
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The next five years: Where to now for Ireland?

What are the challenges the country faces? What policies should the next government adopt? What do businesses need? Are we at risk of taking future economic growth for granted and could events outside our control derail the country's future prospects?

As voting day nears, join a panel of top Business Post journalists, columnists and guests for a free event at the Roe & Co Distillery 92 James's Street, The Liberties, Dublin 8 in an entertaining and fast-paced discussion of these and other pressing issues.

Panellists include former ministers Lucinda Creigton and Pat Rabbitte as well as IBEC's chief executive Danny McCoy. They will be joined by the Business Posts' Vincent Boland, Aidan Regan and Susan Mitchell. The event will be chaired by Richie Oakley, editor of the Business Post with additional contributions from the newspaper's correspondents on key areas including the general election, climate change, housing and the concerns of Irish businesses.

Don't miss this great opportunity to meet the Business Post team and to hear informed opinion on the direction Ireland should take.

The event will take place on Wednesday 29th January 6.30pm.

Register your interest below:

T&Cs apply.

Winner must be over 18 years.

The editor’s decision is final.

No data submitted as part of entry will be shared with any third parties. All data submitted to Post Publications Ltd will be permanently deleted on 29th January 2020.

ROE & CO DISTILLERY: A WHISKEY EXPERIENCE LIKE NO OTHER

A WORLD-CLASS IMMERSIVE IRISH WHISKEY DISTILLERY AND EXPERIENCE REVIVES THE ICONIC ST. JAMES’S GATE GUINNESS POWER STATION IN DUBLIN 8

On 21st June the doors to the world class Roe & Co Distillery and Visitor Experience opened. Inspired by one of the biggest names in Irish Whiskey in the 19th century, George Roe, the iconic Guinness Power Station has been regenerated into a new visitor experience and urban distillery. Tickets are on sale from ROEANDCOWHISKEY.COM.

Located in the heart of Dublin’s whiskey district, visitors are treated to one of the most immersive experiences in whiskey distilling.

A visit to the fully live, working distillery will also involve guests clocking in and clocking out as they commence a ‘shift’ at the Power Station with a time card, a nostalgic nod at the building’s past as an operational power station. The experience concludes with guests being able to clock off work with one of Roe & Co’s World Class cocktails in the showstopping Power House Bar.

The new home for Roe & Co has already garnered global attention, following the Lonely Planet announcement which named the distillery one of the 10 best new openings in the world for 2019.

The distillery building has been regenerated with modern urban décor and an industrial feel. This is reflected throughout all design elements, from staff uniforms to a specially commissioned tiki print featured on bar ware. The contemporary tiki illustration reflects key elements of the Roe & Co story, from St Patrick’s Tower and the pear tree which has stood in the grounds of the former George Roe Distillery since the 17th century, to the iconic chimneys of Dublin’s skyline.

ABOUT ROE & CO IRISH WHISKEY DISTILLERY AND EXPERIENCE

Tour groups will trace the rise and fall of Irish whiskey at the new Roe & Co Distillery and celebrate its current revival which is evident in the country today.

The Roe & Co blend was crafted by Master Blender, Caroline Martin, who chose an intense, fruity malt whiskey and smooth grain whiskies that have been slowly matured in first fill Bourbon casks. The new distillery boasts three unique copper stills and can run both triple distillation and double distillation, under the talented eye of Head Distiller Lora Hemy and her team.

Visitors will be treated to an exploration of the Roe & Co working distillery, located in the former Guinness Power Station in the heart of Dublin’s buzzing Liberties district. Fun and flavour are at the centre of every aspect of the Roe & Co visitor experience, which will transport guests on a journey of taste and discovery. Guests will enjoy a fully immersive 75-minute tour and get the chance to observe the operational live distillery, hear the hum of production and witness the copper pot stills and mash tun from an impressive elevated glass walkway.

During the intimate tour visitors will learn about the history of George Roe, who ran his distillery until the 1920’s and helped build the golden era of Irish whiskey in the 19th century, putting it on the global map.

Visitors will explore the unique process that makes Roe & Co a whiskey like no other in Room 106, named after the number of blends it took to perfect the Roe & Co blend. Take a deep dive into taste in the Flavours Workshop where guests will explore the five pillars of flavour; sweet, sour, bitter, salty and umami, and uncover their ideal taste profile when it comes to whiskey cocktails. Finally, relax with one of Roe & Co’s World Class cocktails in the showstopping Power House Bar, designed by Drinksology, the creative minds behind some of the World’s 50 Best Bars.

Tours include a flavours workshop and a complimentary cocktail in the Power House Bar. Tours run from 11am-5pm daily, seven days a week.

The Power House Bar is open to the public daily, with extended opening hours for Power House Fridays from 7th February. Last orders 9pm.

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