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To mark the 250th anniversary of the Guinness Company, Diageo worked with local history groups in the community and The Digital Hub to produce a series of podcasts documenting the stories of the local communities growing up in the vicinity of the Brewery.

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GUINNESS® has always had an excellent reputation for the financial, medical, recreational and other benefits provided for its employees. Guinness has also maintained a strong sense of its own social responsibility supporting many initiatives, not just for the benefit of its own employees, but for the community at large, particularly the city of Dublin. The second Lord Iveagh, Chairman of the Company from 1927 to 1962 once remarked in his annual speech that the Company Directors had:

' always felt that it was not only the duty, but to the advantage, of the company and its shareholders, that the company should bear its part in serving this civilisation and this way of life in which we all believe 'Extract from article 'Guinness as the Good Citizen' by Sir Hugh Beaver, Managing Director, 1959.

We would love to hear your story about Guinness and how it has affected your life. Whether it is a childhood memory of attending the Beano, the Iveagh Baths, the Guinness Medical Dispensary, sports days, concerts at the Rupert Guinness Hall, growing up in Brewery housing, reminder of special family occasions or working at the Brewery we would love to hear from you!!

To submit your story, select the link and follow the instructions. We look forward to hearing about how Guinness has played a part in your life. If your story is chosen we will contact you when it is posted on the site.

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