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Taoiseach Rules Out Alcohol Tax Cut

Consumers Association of Ireland called for excise duty reduction

The Taoiseach has ruled out cutting excise duty on alcohol.

The Consumers Association of Ireland made the call, after Heineken Ireland told pubs it was introducing a price rise on all of its draught products.

It means the price of certain beers and ciders could rise to almost 8 euro in some Dublin pubs.

Taoiseach Micheál Martin says they Government won’t be changing the excise on alcohol to cushion the impact:

The Consumers Association of Ireland's Chairman Michael Kilcoyne says the Government must take action:






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