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12 STRONG DISTILLERY TEAM GEARS UP FOR PRODUCTION 11 February 2016 – Royal Oak, Carlow: A 12-strong distillery team has been recruited by Walsh Whiskey Distillery at Royal Oak in County Carlow, one of the largest independent whiskey distilleries in the country. The team members mainly come from Counties Carlow and Kilkenny with one member […]

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Writers Tears Hits US Market

USA, December 2015 – Walsh Whiskey Distillery are thrilled to announce that with leading US importer Palm Bay International, Writers Tears Copper Pot has made its way to the US. Writers Tears is a unique example of classic Irish whiskey named for the esteemed Irish writers and playwrights of the 19th century who sought inspiration and […]

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Canada Calling!

Tuesday the 17th November 2015 was an exciting day for the Walsh Family. At all of 8 years of age, our youngest daughter, Kate, was setting off to ‘The Áras’ (the residence of the President of Ireland) to sing for none other than, His Excellency, Michael D. Higgins himself and his lovely wife Sabrina. Kate […]

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The Irishman Chosen As Whiskey Brand Of The Year

New York, November – Walsh Whiskey Distillery are thrilled to announce the news that The Irishman Brand has been chosen as Best Irish Whiskey Brand of the Year in the highly accredited New York International Spirits Competition. In its 6th year, the New York International Spirits Competition had the task of having to taste, evaluate, and judge […]

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Writers Tears Chosen As Coup de Coeur in Le Guide Hachette des Whiskies

Celebrations abound in France as the Irish Embassy held launch of famous food & drinks journalist Martine Nouet latest offering Le Guide Hachette des Whiskies. The guide includes 540 tasting-notes including Martine’s favorites or “coups de coeur”, introductory chapters on the history, the making, tasting, pairings of worldwide whiskies. Currently available in French, the guide is expecting […]

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Walsh Whiskey wins Exporter of The Year Award

Carlow, Ireland – October 2015, The George Bernard Shaw Theatre and VISUAL Centre of Contemporary Art in Carlow was the venue for the annual Carlow Chamber Business Awards in which leading businesses form various areas were honoured through the acknowledgement of innovation in business, best practice, enterprise and overall business success. County Carlow Chamber of Commerce […]

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Inspection of Pots

Pot Still Inspection

Pot Stills A Closer Reality Scotland, July 2015 – Excitement ensues as the moment gets closer for the arrival of the Pots from Forsyth’s. Even as the distillery building is being constructed, Frank O’Rourke and James O’Donoghue travelled to Scotland to review progress on the handmade copper pots that will surely be a focal point […]

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Distillery Dream Becoming A Reality

Ground Breaking Work Begins At Walsh Whiskey Distillery Royal Oak, December 2012 – Progress moves on with Walsh Whiskey Distillery as their new World Class Distillery begins construction.  Kilkenny firm Duggan Lynch begin preparation work on the site of their craft Irish whiskey distillery at Royal Oak, Carlow.  This construction phase will provide up to 70 […]

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The Irishman 12 Year Old Single Malt

12 Year Old Single Malt Released

2014 Edition Of 12 Year Old Single Malt Award winning Walsh Whiskey Distillery is thrilled to announce the release of their 2014 edition of The Irishman 12 Year Old Single Malt.  Matured exclusively in first fill Bourbon barrels, of which handful are selected.  Only 6,000 bottles of this limited edition will be available worldwide and […]

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