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Matt D’Arcy Irish Whiskey toasts £100,000 launch sales

The once world-famous Whiskey brand, D’Arcy’s Old Irish Whiskey, has enjoyed a spectacular return after a century with launch retail sales topping £100,000 in the Christmas trading period. Matt D’Arcy …
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Matt Darcy's 17 Year Old

Newry Whiskey Returns after 100 Year Absence 18 March 2020 By Columba O’Hare With uncertainty being the new certainty in the world it really is reassuring to see the physical return of an iconic local brand …
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Michael McKeown tells Margaret Canning about his proposed Newry whiskey distillery

“I’ve been told that this will be the single wisest investment of my life in business”

Belfast Telegraph 31 July 2018 By Margaret Canning Michael McKeown tells Margaret Canning about his proposed Newry whiskey distillery, selling his claims company and having drive and personality. After growing …
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DʼArcyʼs Old Irish Whiskey 1817

Newry is to gain a £7.3m DʼArcy whiskey distillery and visitor centre.

Blooloop 10 July 2018 Permission has been granted for a ‘world classʼ tourist attraction in the Northern Irish city. Newry, Mourne and Down District Council have granted permission for the …
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An artist’s impression of the Matt D’Arcy & Co Distillery

Whiskey distilling to return to Newry after 200 years

The Spirits Business 15 July 2018 An entrepreneur is preparing to bring distilling to Newry in Northern Ireland for the first time in 200 years after submitting plans for an …
Read More – Victorian Bar and Micro Distillery planned for Armagh Down Bar

12 September 2017 An application for planning permission has been lodged for the refurbishment of the ArmaghDown Bar in Monaghan Street in Newry and the provision of a micro distillery, …
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