Pat Nolan Blog

Licensed wisdom XII

 a collection of notable quotes

““We hope that the government that delivers Budget 2017 will realise the full potential of the sector and reduce the extortionate excise levels that undermine the recovery of this industry.”  DIGI Chairman Peter O’Brien, reacting to the lack of an excise cut in Budget 2015.



 “I think that alcohol in pubs should be made less expensive, not by much, as the pub is a more regulated and probably safer place to consume alcohol” – Dr Garrett McGovern, a GP specialising in alcohol and substance abuse working in the Priority Medical Clinic in Dublin speaking to The Medical Independent.


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