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NOffLA was established in 1991 and represents independent specialist off-licences across Ireland. The Association has 315 members, which represents 5,300 jobs in 26 counties. NOffLA works to promote the responsible sale, marketing and consumption of alcohol and to share best practices with the entire trade.  Its Responsible Trading Certificate (RTC) training programme ensures that all its members are trained and examined in retailing alcohol in the most safe and responsible manner. NOffLA’s members' outlets are specialist or pure off-licences and tend to be owner-operated, located in the heart of their communities and employ expertise in responsibly retailing many unique products. Alcohol is the primary product.

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STAR AWARDS 2016-2017





   National Off-Licence of the Year Awards 2017







Latest News

Blackrock Cellar Wins National Off-Licence of the Year 2017

(25 Jan 2017)
• NOffLA calls for full and swift implementation of the Public Health Alcohol Bill• NOffLA believes Government must prioritise Public Health over business interests• Blackrock Cellar Wins National Off-Licence of the Year 2017


(13 Oct 2016)
Familia Castaño, Hécula Monastrell 2014 wins Wine of the Year Award. The National Off-Licence Association (NOffLA) awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze Star Awards to a total of 45 wines at the The Irish Wine Show Awards ceremony which took place on Monday, 10th October.

54% of independent off-licences would increase employment and 62% would increase staff pay if the tax on beer, spirits and cider was reduced by as little as 10 cent and 50 cent on a bottle of wine

(12 Jul 2016)
NOffLA launches pre-budget submission to advise Government on how to support independent off-licences, SMEs and communities all over Ireland. Excise increase will lead to job losses and reduced salaries for workers all over the country. 70% of NOffLA members favour tougher alcohol retailing laws

Responsible Trading

Responsible Trading in the Community is renowned to be the leading alcohol training course available in Ireland today.

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Winning Wines

The Irish Wine Show Gold Star Awards are the leading wine awards in Ireland, and are exclusive to NOffLA member outlets.

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Our partners

These companies  offer the association their ongoing support which allows us to improve and enhance the off licence industry.

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