What to call your new Irish Whiskey Distillery is a question facing many budding entrants into the market.

Some opt for the geographical connection, a town name,area or region as in Connacht , Nephin or Clonakilty distilleries.

Others choose a family link as in Pearse Lyons or Teeling distilleries.

Then there is the rich historical vein of tapping into Ireland’s bountiful distilling past such as Roe & Co.

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Or in this instance, Matt D’Arcy & Co.

Matt D’Arcy & Co were a whiskey company that traded in Newry many moons ago.

A new group of entrepreneurs have revived the name.


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Building works are ongoing in Newry and whilst they wait for their own whiskey to mature a pair of sourced Matt D’Arcy Whiskeys have been released.

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Casks Away welcomes these new whiskeys and looks forward to escorting guests to the doors of this fabulous distillery when built.


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All photos courtesy Matt D’Arcy & Co facebook page here.