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Airfield's community food hub and a new whiskey honouring a legend - Members' News - Week 52 - 2020

Dec 21, 2020, by Fionnuala Malone - Category: Members' News

Welcome to GS1 Ireland's members' news for week 52. Airfield's community food hub, a new whiskey honouring a legend and the success of Dingle Distillery's Descendents programme. Read on for more.

Whiskey company honours late Kilbeggan cooper

The first release from Nephin Irish Whiskey is a celebration of the life & work of Master Cooper, John Neilly who passed away in 2018. A legend in the whiskey industry, he came to Ireland from his native Glasgow in 1992 and spent the next 26 years in Kilbeggan. A 12-year-old Highland single malt finished in the last 5 Octaves made by John before he passed. Limited to 360 bottles and available exclusively at James Fox Cigar & Whiskey Store on Grafton St, Dublin or online for delivery worldwide here.

This information came from the Westmeath Examiner.

New Members this Week at GS1 Ireland

The companies below joined GS1 Ireland since our last Members News. We would like to take this opportunity to welcome them to the GS1 Ireland community.

Nova Rosea - A traditional European hard seltzer

Surge in sales for Dingle Distillery

Dingle Distillery launched its Descendants cask programme back in November and it is down to its final eight limited-edition whiskey casks which cost between €10,000 and €12,000. The programme allows people to invest in a whiskey cask and choose how long their whiskey matures in the barrel. Congratulations to Dingle Distillery on the success of their innovative programme.

Airfield's Community Food Hub

Airfield have launched their Community Food Hub which aims to help people to make better food choices by planning and cooking healthy, nutritious meals on a budget of less than €10 per family meal. The community will be supported by a series of videos, resource materials and online group discussions. Check out their hub here and keep an eye on their social channels for more information in the new year.

That's it for this week, be sure to come in the new year for more news from GS1 Ireland members around the country. If you are a GS1 Ireland member and you have some news you would like to share, please get in touch at, we would love to hear from you. We would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our members and followers a very merry Christmas and a happy new year from everyone at GS1 Ireland.

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