Megan Byrne

When did you start at the DLD: July 2019 – I actually started on my birthday! Journey to the DLD – what did you do before this role? Before I arrived at the DLD, I began my career in the drinks industry making wine in California and New Zealand, after studying for my degree in […]

John Park

When did you start at the DLD: Jan 2019 Journey to the DLD – what did you do before this role? My first love was brewing which I studied at Heriot watt and worked in a cask brewery for just under 10 years. I moved to Dublin in 2008 to worked for a large brewery […]

James Di Giulio

When did you start at the DLD: February 2020 Journey to the DLD – what did you do before this role? Before starting at the DLD I was a bar manager in Dublin. During my time working in bars, I completed my General Certificate in Distilling through the Institute of Brewing and Distilling which helped […]

Caitriona MacAleese

When did you start at the DLD: Oct 2018 Journey to the DLD – what did you do before this role? After completing my Masters in Brewing and Distilling at Heriot Watt in Edinburgh, I worked in a Lab for a company in the food industry before swapping for whiskey. Favourite whiskey? The Murder Lane, […]

Paul Wilson

When did you start at the DLD: November 2017 Journey to the DLD – what did you do before this role? My role before the DLD was my first after university. I was working on an R&D project with consulting engineers based in Dublin, examining value recovery from ‘waste streams’ in the brewing and distilling […]

Christopher Goggins

When did you start at the DLD: April 2020 Journey to the DLD – what did you do before this role? Prior to working at the DLD, I spent almost 14 years as a whiskey ambassador at one of the major whiskey visitor centres here in Dublin city. Originally, I was a tour guide, but […]