Christmas Greetings

The Hunters in the Snow - Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1565)

To all our members we would like to extend the warmest of Christmas cheer. May your holidays be restful and your renewed efforts in the new year fruitful. Image credit: The Hunters in the Snow – Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1565)

Print Apprentices need your help

From the Print Forum Dear Printer, You may be aware that the Print Apprenticeship has suffered from a low uptake by industry in general over the last number of years and that we have come close to losing this statutory apprenticeship over the last few years. The scheme is currently in abeyance and about to undergo a curriculum review in …

UPDATE – AGM Postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Irish Printing Federation AGM, due to take place on the 27th July 2017, has been postponed until further notice.

Letter to the Minister of Communications – Irish Printing Federation

The following is a letter directed to the Minister of Communications, Denis Naughten, T.D., by current IPF president, Eugene Healy. We hope that the Minister will take the concerns and suggestions outlined below into consideration, and move to protect Irish jobs and businesses.   Denis Naughten T.D. Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment 29-31 Adelaide Road Dublin 2 May …

Announcing The InkWell – A Place For Printers

The printing game can be a lonely calling. Sure, the clients come and go, you and your colleges tend the presses and shuffle the stock, but in the print industry it can sometimes feel like no one else understands the craft, history, and innovation that is embodied in the modern printing press. Well that changes today. This blog is for …