Saturday December 14, 2019

Turning the pure drop into a well-rounded experience

There is plenty of room for growth in the premium Irish whiskey sector, and June O'Connell of Skellig Six18 Distillery plans to make the very most of it

24th November, 2019
From left: June O’Connell, Patrick Cooney and Pat Sugrue of Skellig Six18 Distillery and Visitors Experience

The Irish whiskey and distillery visitor sectors are growing year-on-year and are predicted to grow further for several years.

“It is a global market and there is plenty of room for growth for premium Irish whiskey,” said June O’Connell, chief executive at Skellig Six18 Distillery and Visitors Experience. “Scotland has 128 working whiskey distilleries. Ireland has 26 whiskey distilleries.”

“We had been looking at setting up a business for a number...

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