Pint Price Hike Another Straw On The Camel's Back - VFI

Diageo, the company behind Guinness, have announced a 12 cent increase in the price of a pint.

The latest pint price hike is another example of pubs 'dying a death by a thousand cuts.'

That's according to the Chairman of the Vintners Federation of Ireland's Westmeath branch, Liam Gilleran, who says it's another steep blow to the trade.

Diageo, the company behind Guinness, have announced a 12 cent increase in the price of a pint, following an hike of 17 cent to Heinken beers in December.

The owner of Gilleran's Pub in Mullingar says it's a tough time to be in the hospitality sector:

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