Free St. Patrick’s Day service on TTC routes – thanks to Jameson Irish Whiskey

Free St. Patrick’s Day service on TTC routes - thanks to Jameson Irish Whiskey (CNW Group/Corby Spirit and Wine Limited)

TORONTOMarch 12, 2019 /CNW/ – For the second year in a row, Jameson Irish Whiskey is partnering with the TTC to provide free, safe rides to Torontonians as they travel to and from St. Patrick’s Day festivities. From 7 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 17th rides on the 501 Queen and 504 King routes are completely free.

“St. Patrick’s Day is one of our most celebrated days of the year and it’s also one of the busiest,” says Alice Carroll, Brand Manager, Jameson Irish Whiskey. “Deciding which party to attend or bar to visit to celebrate with your friends is enough to think about. Your safe ride? We’ve got you covered. Your drink of choice? We’d recommend a Jameson, Ginger and Lime. On St. Patrick’s Day, or any day.”

“The TTC is proud to partner with Jameson Irish Whiskey once again to offer safe, reliable service free of charge this St. Patrick’s Day,” said TTC Chair Jaye Robinson. “We hope customers will take advantage of the complimentary service and have a safe and fun celebration.”

Fare boxes on streetcars will be covered, as will PRESTO card readers. Customers connecting to the subway or another route from the 501 or 504 must pay their fare when entering or boarding at their transfer point.

Jameson Irish Whiskey and the TTC encourage Torontonians to take public transit; please don’t drink and drive.

Here’s how you can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a Jameson Ginger and Lime:


  • 50ml of Jameson Irish Whiskey
  • Ginger ale
  • Large wedge of lime

How to make
Fill a high ball glass with ice. Pour in a shot of Jameson. Top up the glass with ginger ale. Stir briefly to mix. Take a large wedge of lime, give it a squeeze and drop it into a glass. Sláinte!

About Jameson Irish Whiskey
Jameson Irish Whiskey’s story began in 1780 by founder John Jameson, who established a whiskey distillery in Dublin under the family motto, ‘Sine Metu’ (‘Without Fear’). Jameson personally selected barley and casks and distilled his whiskey three times to create a smooth spirit that has become the world’s #1 selling Irish whiskey today.

Visit or follow @Jamesonwhiskey on FacebookInstagram and Twitter to learn more.

About Corby Spirit and Wine
Corby Spirit and Wine Limited is a leading Canadian marketer and distributor of spirits and imported wines. Corby’s portfolio of owned-brands includes some of the most renowned brands in Canada, including J.P. Wiser’s®, Lot No. 40®, Pike Creek®, and Gooderham & Worts® Canadian whiskies as well as Lamb’s® rum, Polar Ice® vodka, McGuinness® liqueurs, and Ungava® gin. Through its affiliation with Pernod Ricard S.A., a global leader in the spirits and wine industry, Corby also represents leading international brands such as ABSOLUT® vodka, Chivas Regal®, Aberlour® and The Glenlivet® Scotch whiskies, Jameson® Irish whiskey, Beefeater® gin, Malibu® rum, Kahlúa® liqueur, Mumm® champagne, and Jacob’s Creek®, Stoneleigh®, Campo Viejo®, and Kenwood® wines. In 2018, Corby was named one of the 50 Best Workplaces in Canada by The Great Place to Work® Institute Canada for the seventh consecutive year. Corby is a publicly traded company based in Toronto, Ontario, and listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbols CSW.A and CSW.B. For further information, please visit our website or follow us on LinkedInTwitter (@CorbySW) and Instagram (@CorbySW).

SOURCE Corby Spirit and Wine Limited

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