Co Leitrim distillery owner says Ireland can become world leaders in gin market

Irish gin producers have their sights set on being world leaders.

The Irish Spirits Association, which represents the industry, is launching its “Irish gin strategy” for the next 4 years today.

One of the aims is for producers to sell 5 million bottles around the world between now and 2022.

Pat Rigney, who owns a distillery in Co. Leitrim, says the gin industry here is booming: