Online Sale of Alcohol or Sale of Alcohol via Internet

Under current legislation, premises that are licensed with a Full Off Licence, a Publicans Licence, a Wine Retailers On Licence or a Wine Retailers Off Licence may make sales of alcohol via internet or by other distance selling means under strict parameters and provided certain safeguards are put in place.

Specific considerations include:-

  • What constitutes a sale?
  • Where must a sale take place (in context of an online sale of alcohol)?
  • What means of payment must be used for alcohol sold online?
  • Means of delivery to customer for alcohol sold online?

Why Choose Us?

Liquor Licensing is a complex and multi faceted process.

We pride ourselves on providing a simple, non technical road map with a speedy timeline for completion of the project.   Along the way, we will liaise directly with architects and accountants to leave you free to concentrate on your business.

© Compton Solicitors January 2016

The Information in this document is provided subject to the disclaimer contained on the Compton Solicitors website. The material is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal or any other advice.


For further information please contact

Lorraine Compton

T: +353 1 234 2678

E: lorraine.compton@comptonsolicitors.ie