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Emyvale retailer says all border shops will lose out because of alcohol price increases

Jan 4, 2022 12:01 By News Northern Sound
Emyvale retailer says all border shops will lose out because of alcohol price increases Emyvale retailer says all border shops will lose out because of alcohol price increases
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Similar adjustments won't be made in Northern Ireland until 2023.

A north Monaghan retailer says all shops along the border will lose out because of increasing alcohol prices.

The new minimum pricing laws comes into effect today and means a standard bottle of wine cannot now be sold for less than 7 euro 40, and a can of beer for less than 1 euro 70.

However similar adjustments won't be made in Northern Ireland until 2023.

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Glyn Williams, owner of the Centra store in Emyvale says it goes beyond just a saving on drinks.

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