Drinks Ireland|Cider is the representative voice within Drinks Ireland for the cider industry of Ireland. In order to be a member you must be a member of Drinks Ireland. Drinks Ireland members are then eligible to become part of any of the category associations that are relevant to its operations. Membership is only available to paid up subscribers.
The affairs of the association are directed by a Council comprising Chairperson and a nominee of each representative company.
The Council will be representative of Drinks Ireland|Cider and will include members who reflect the diversity of interests, size of businesses and locations of the sector.
In addition to strategy development and oversight, the Council monitors the governance of the association. The Council ensures the association observes the Ibec guidelines on competition compliance, Regulation of Lobbying Act and other relevant guidance.
The Chair of Drinks Ireland|Cider is Seamus O'Hara, Managing Director, Carlow Brewing Co.