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Ireland alcohol prices 2022: The new cost of beer, wine and spirits as the minimum price law begins today

The price of some liquor has more than doubled in Irish shops and supermarkets as a controversial minimum cost law comes into force. The government’s minimum unit price system for alcohol, which went into effect on Tuesday, January 4, means alcohol cannot be sold for less than € 1 per unit. The rule put an […]

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New liquor prices in Ireland: all you need to know about the new wine, beer and spirits prices

From today, Tuesday January 4, the government’s new minimum unit price for alcohol comes into effect, which will significantly increase the cost of cheap alcohol in supermarkets. The new legislation was passed last year as part of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill, aimed at targeting ‘cheap in relation to its strength’ alcohol in a bid […]

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I visited Tesco the day before the alcohol price increase in Ireland and was surprised

The price of cheap alcohol is expected to rise in Irish supermarkets, with the cheapest bottle of wine now costing € 7.40 and a slice of 24 cans of beer costing at least € 40.80. With the controversial new prices due to go into effect on January 4, I visited the Tesco hypermarket in Dun […]

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Alcohol prices Ireland: the new system is coming and how it will affect the pockets of consumers

Alcohol prices in Ireland will change from January 4, and the major overhaul will see consumers pay more for their favorite drinks. The minimum unit price system will see increases in all stores and this will mean that alcoholic products will not be allowed to be sold for less than a defined minimum price. An […]

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Alcohol prices are expected to rise in Irish stores like Tesco and Dunnes Stores in just a few days

A major change in the price of alcohol in Irish and unlicensed supermarkets is expected to take effect in a few days. The minimum unit price will be implemented from January 4 with customers of stores like Tesco, Dunnes Stores and SuperValu to see beverage prices increase from that date. Under the new rules, different […]

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Irish law changes of 2022: alcohol prices to jump in one of biggest reduction efforts

Ireland is expected to host a major legislative change in a few days as the New Year approaches. From January 4, a minimum unit price system will come into effect nationwide for all sellers of alcohol. This new regime implies that alcoholic beverages must be sold at least at the minimum price set for the […]

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Alcohol prices in Ireland to rise in days as cost of beer and wine rise after Christmas

The price of alcohol in Irish and unlicensed supermarkets is expected to rise after Christmas due to a new law. The minimum unit price will come into effect from January 4 as part of the implementation of the Public Health Alcohol Law (2018). Under the new rules, different alcoholic products cannot be sold for less […]

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Rising in-store alcohol prices could reduce ambulance calls in Scotland

New alcohol policy measures should be considered to reduce alcohol-related ambulance calls and prevent a return to pre-pandemic levels, a study from Scotland suggests. Researchers at the University of Stirling found that calls from the Scottish Ambulance Service related to alcohol consumption at licensed premises declined significantly during the first lockdown in 2020, but were […]

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Rising alcohol prices in shops could reduce ambulance calls in Scotland

New alcohol policy measures should be considered to reduce alcohol-related ambulance calls and prevent a return to pre-pandemic levels, a study in Scotland suggests. Researchers at the University of Stirling found that calls from the Scottish Ambulance Service related to alcohol consumption at licensed premises declined significantly during the first lockdown in 2020, but were […]

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Alcohol prices to rise in Irish supermarkets like Tesco and unlicensed in just weeks

Beverage prices are expected to increase after Christmas as new minimum unit price rules for alcohol come into effect. From January 2022, a “floor price” for alcohol will be introduced, which means that alcohol cannot legally be sold below a fixed price. The minimum price will be based on the amount of alcohol in the […]

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What the 2022 budget means for alcohol prices in Irish pubs and Tesco

After weeks of speculation and last minute negotiations, the 2022 budget has finally arrived. Minister Donohoe made this year’s announcement in a joint speech with Minister of Public Expenditures Michael McGrath at the Dail Tuesday. Fine Gael TD said: “We are entering a new phase where we will recover, restore and repair. In developing this […]