Poachers Brewery (Ireland)
Poachers PLC, Kilbeggan, Co Westmeath, Ireland.
Planned to open in November 1997 after attempting to raise £7.6m on the stock market. Run by former senior management with Murphy's and Molson Europe.
Intends having 80 outlets for its draught ale and stout and producing an initial 8,000 hectolitres (around 2,500 barrels) a year.