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Diageo's Newbridge plant clears final hurdle
Pat O'Toole
Following the withdrawal of a High Court challenge to planning approval, Diageo will commence construction of a €200m brewery in Newbridge.
1 May 2024 News
Diageo's Newbridge plant clears final hurdle
Following the withdrawal of a High Court challenge to planning approval, Diageo will commence construction of a €200m brewery in Newbridge.
30 April 2024 News
Guinness announces winners of regenerative barley awards
Nicky Keane has been announced as the winner of the Guinness Ireland Regenerative Barley Award for 2023.
Letter regarding planned Diageo brewery
"I believe that a thriving and growing malting barley industry and brewing will play a key role in securing the survival of the tillage sector in Ireland" - Kieran McEvoy, IFA national grain chair.
10 April 2024 Letters
First malting price of the season published
The averaging of prices for Boortmalt suppliers started last week, a week earlier than it did in 2023.
10 April 2024 News
Letter re Diageo's proposed brewery in Newbridge
"In my opinion, there does not appear to be any logic to the court action, which begs a bigger question, why?" - Liam Dunne, malting barley grower Bray House, Athy, Co Kildare.
3 April 2024 Letters
Diageo's brewery plan at the mercy of the planning system
One man stands in the way of Diageo's plan to build a €200m brewery in Newbridge. Why is John Lynch putting €50,000 to a High Court challenge that could threaten Boortmalt's expansion plans for Athy?
27 March 2024 News
Wexford man wins Guinness malting barley award
CEO Peter Nallen chooses Guinness malt barley grower awards to announce a major expansion of Boortmalt's Athy maltings.
5 March 2024 News
Tillage Podcast: tillage drop, Guinness interview and three crops
On this week’s show, we chat with sustainability manager at Diageo David Hagan, hear about gluten-free oats and have all the latest news in the world of tillage.
29 February 2024 News
An Bord Pleanála backs Diageo’s €200m Kildare brewery
The brewery was initially granted permission, but it was appealed to An Bord Pleanála by two parties, including by a group associated with the man at the centre of the RTÉ Investigates controversy.
12 December 2023 News