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A new Facebook group for members of GS1 Ireland - Members' News - Week 07 - 2021

Feb 15, 2021, by Fionnuala Malone - Category: Members' News

Welcome to GS1 Ireland's members' news for week 7 2021. A new Facebook group for members of GS1 Ireland and a mention for an Irish beauty company in British Vogue. Read on for more.

New Private Facebook Group for Members of GS1 Ireland

We have just launched a new private Facebook group for members of GS1 Ireland. GS1 Ireland is a community made up of more than 3,600 businesses and organisations, just like yours. This group is where you can come together to receive updates, collaborate and share information. If you are a current member of GS1 Ireland, you can join the group here.


New online beer and food tasting club launched by Dublin City Brewing Company

Dublin City Brewing Company has announced the launch of their new tasting club, a monthly online event that will allow beer fans to sample the brewery’s offerings along with specially selected food. Each event will see head brewer Fergal Murray hosting a tasting of three of the company’s beers, joined by a special guest from the world of food or drink. The guest will chat with Fergal about how they would pair a Dublin City Brewing beer with one of their culinary creations. The first event takes place on Thursday 25th February, when Fergal will be joined on Zoom by chef Kwanghi Chan of the Bowls by Kwanghi restaurant on Marlborough Street.

The €20 admission fee includes three 440ml cans of Dublin City Brewing Company beer (Liberator Lager, Renegade Red Ale and Patriot Pale Ale) and a branded glass, along with a jar of Chanchan Black Garlic & Peanut Rayu. Delivery is free within Dublin – a courier fee applies elsewhere. To book, see the Dublin City Brewing Company online store.

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.

Holdereight Textiles - "beautiful, environmentally safe yoga products that will bring joy to your practice"

Mark Taylor and Sons - "a family-run Irish farm based in Co. Dublin producing local chilli, garlic and swede"

POLONEZ - "POLONEZ is the biggest Eastern European chain of stores in Ireland."

Celtic Kombucha - "Celtic Kombucha is an organic, artisan brand, made in small batches in Ireland."

Adare Microgreens - "Limerick's first modern indoor urban microgreens farm. We grow and deliver harvest day fresh microgreens in Limerick year-round."

Vermont Brands - "We are an Irish based company focused on building innovative consumer brands that have global potential"

New Kid Coffee - "To make delicious coffee more accessible and have fun along the way."

Aliso Organic Beauty gets a mention in British Vogue

Aliso Organic Beauty, which was founded by businesswoman Andrea Roche, got a mention in British Vogue this week. In an article from MUA Nikki Wolfe, Nikki says, 'Another tool that I swear by is the Face Sculpting Beauty Tool from Aliso Organic Beauty, which uses sonic vibration technology to simulate a facial massage to give you the same effect with minimal effort – it’s quite a beautiful tool in its simplicity.' Congratulations to Aliso Organic Beauty!

Winners of the National Enterprise Awards announced

In Members News - Week 4 2021, we reported on the finalists for the National Enterprise Awards. Thirty finalists were announced, with many GS1 Ireland members among them. The National Enterprise Awards Final took place virtually on February 11 and we are pleased to announce that GS1 Ireland member, Knockanore Farmhouse Cheese (Local Enterprise Office Waterford), took home the 'Brexit Ready Award'. According to the press release from, "The raw milk artisan cheddar cheese producer’s impressive response to Brexit has seen them actually grow their business on the back of the UK leaving the EU, accessing new markets". Eight regional winners were also announced on the night, among them GS1 Ireland member Dromod Boxty, who came out tops in the North West Region (backed by LEO Leitrim). Huge congratulations to all finalists and winners from everyone at GS1 Ireland.

Mayo set to get a new cookery school

Planning has been granted to Cabot Foods for a cookery school at Deerpark/Ballinvoy, Westport. Cabots of Westport is an existing local food business, currently employing four people at Lanmore. Best of luck to Cabots on their new venture!

This information came from Con-Telegraph.

That's it for this week, be sure to come back next week 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.

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