Fellow Enthusiasts

Irish Whiskey Chaser
An excellent reference site devoted to Irish whiskey. Particularly good for bottlings, old and new.
Sláinte: The Irish Whiskey Blog
Rich Nagle covers the Irish Whiskey beat in the United States and is on a mission to introduce his fellow citizens to the charms of the drink.
The Ireland Whiskey Trail
This is a "free touring guide to to Ireland's distilleries, best whiskey pubs, hotel bars and specialised whiskey shops". There is a huge amount of detailed, accurate information on Irish whiskey, past and present, assembled by a true enthusiast, Heidi Donelan.
Pajo's Honest Guide to Irish Whiskey
Hasn't been updated since 2000 but much of the information is still current and the whiskey appraisals are refreshingly frank.
The Irish Whiskey Museum
The museum is due to open on October 31st, 2014, in a beautiful building right in the centre of Dublin. I've met the team behind this and I know they have worked extremely hard on the project for some years now. Can't wait to see it when it's all done. Not long now!


American spirits multinational, owner of Cooley.
Single malt distillery in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Owned by Diageo.
Runs distilleries in County Louth and Kilbeggan. Founded in 1987. Owned by Beam since January 2012.
Drinks multinational, owner of Bushmills since 2005.
Dingle Distillery
Due to begin bottling gin and distilling whiskey at the end of 2012. A new venture from The Porterhouse Brewing Company.
Irish Distillers
Formed by a merger of the Jameson, Power and Cork Distilleries companies in the 1960s with production in Midleton, County Cork. Owned by Pernod Ricard.
Pernod Ricard
Drinks multinational, owner of Irish Distillers since 1988.

Shops in Ireland

Celtic Whiskey Shop
The largest range of whiskey in Ireland, and a focus for the whiskey community in Dublin. 27-28 Dawson Street, Dublin 2.
The Wine Centre
There is no hint of whiskey on their website but The Wine Centre has the largest selection of whiskey in the South East, I'm told. 15 John Street, Kilkenny.

Whiskey Magazines

Whisky Magazine
The British one.
Malt Advocate
The American one.


Ulf Buxrud's Whisky Link Library
A remarkably comprehensive collection of links to whiskey-related sites.