An Irish CAMRA?

Looks like it – launched in July 2010 it is a group of consumers set up to encourage Micro Breweries in Ireland. Check out their directory of Craft Brewers:

Beoir – a welcome addition to the food scene in Ireland.


Dungarvan Brewing Company


One of the many things I got used to in England was the variety of beers which were brewed in small, local breweries and encouraged by groups such as CAMRA.

Ireland was a wasteland in 1995 when I returned and it was many years before a momentum built up which would see consumers pull away from the output of the multinationals who owned the market.


Cormac O’Dwyer and Tom Dalton are responsible for one of the newest additions to the scene. They started the Dungarvan Brewing Company in April 2010 and are getting great reviews for their products.