Beginning in early June, the business will increase the cost of a draught beer by six cents per pint.

It claims that it cannot take any more increases in production costs.

Tiger, Orchard Thieves, and Birra Moretti are among the brands owned by the corporation.

Following a similar announcement by Diageo last month, which raised the price of a pint of Guinness, Carlsberg, and Smithwick by six cents, Heineken has made its own statement. Guinness 0.0 saw a nine-cent increase.

A pint of stout at a licenced institution cost, on average, €5.64 in November of last year, up 48 cents from the previous year, while a pint of lager cost €6.07, up 50 cents from the previous year, but prices vary per establishment. These figures are based on data from the Central Statistics Office.