Genuine concerns that the price of a single pint could rise to as much ÔéČ10 – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views

Genuine concerns that the price of a single pint could rise to as much ÔéČ10




The usual suspects who “leave their wallet in the car”, may well be leaving their wallet at home altogether if prices of pints go to price what some economists say could happen.

The cost of a night out in Ireland could soon soar to unaffordable levels, as the price of a single pint could rise to ÔéČ10 in some places in the near future, according to economists.

According to the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the current average price for a pint of stout is ÔéČ5.13.

But once recent energy hikes and other increases to the cost of living are factored in, it’s not unthinkable that some establishments begin charging ÔéČ10, or close to it, over the coming weeks and months.

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