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#Hospitality

# hospitality - Friday 6 August, 2021

Events and hospitality reps welcome new guidelines, but question Government communication
# Live Music
# Live Music

Events and hospitality reps welcome new guidelines, but question Government communication

Aug 6th 2021, 5:36 PM 13,589 Views 21 Comments

“We were told that there would be no further restrictions lifted until September.”

Live music allowed in outdoor settings under updated hospitality guidelines
# New Rules
# New Rules

Live music allowed in outdoor settings under updated hospitality guidelines

Aug 6th 2021, 11:29 AM 45,142 Views 108 Comments
  • The update comes after advice from the Attorney General, Órla Ryan reports
  • The latest update comes amid controversy over an event organised by former minister Katherine Zappone
  • Weddings fall under a different regulation and have an upper limit of 100 guests

# hospitality - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Roadmap to easing hospitality restrictions ‘to be drawn up’
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Roadmap to easing hospitality restrictions ‘to be drawn up’

Aug 5th 2021, 7:59 AM 19,283 Views 22 Comments

Government officials and representatives from the hospitality industry had a “robust and engaging conversation”.

# hospitality - Monday 26 July, 2021

Indoor dining set to reopen after some late-night changes to regulations
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Indoor dining set to reopen after some late-night changes to regulations

Updated Jul 26th 2021, 9:27 AM 57,283 Views 120 Comments

Outdoor dining recommenced last month but many businesses didn’t have capacity to open.

# hospitality - Sunday 25 July, 2021

Regulations to put indoor dining reopening on a legal footing to be published today
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Regulations to put indoor dining reopening on a legal footing to be published today

Jul 25th 2021, 10:42 AM 23,381 Views 98 Comments

Failte Ireland’s guidelines for pubs and restaurants were published yesterday.

# hospitality - Friday 23 July, 2021

Hospitality owners report online abuse and false bookings by Digital Covid Cert critics
# Open Doors
# Open Doors

Hospitality owners report online abuse and false bookings by Digital Covid Cert critics

Jul 23rd 2021, 3:36 PM 36,010 Views 128 Comments
  • One restaurateur said he had received a message saying: “You’ll get what you deserve", Aoife Barry reports.
  • Some pubs have been reporting receiving abusive phone calls and social media abuse.
  • Telegram users have been encouraging each other to make bookings but leave when asked for their cert.

# hospitality - Friday 16 July, 2021

Taoiseach says Ireland's reopening has been 'slowest in Europe, wisely so'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Taoiseach says Ireland's reopening has been 'slowest in Europe, wisely so'

Jul 16th 2021, 5:08 PM 26,932 Views 53 Comments

Micheál Martin was speaking as 1,200 cases of Covid-19 are expected to be confirmed today.

# hospitality - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Government aims to reopen indoor hospitality on 26 July
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Government aims to reopen indoor hospitality on 26 July

Updated Jul 15th 2021, 4:34 PM 33,930 Views 95 Comments

‘There is a need for personal responsibility, we need to trust people as well,’ said Micheál Martin.

Government wins vote on indoor dining laws labelled as 'discriminatory' by opposition TDs
# Covid Pass
# Covid Pass

Government wins vote on indoor dining laws labelled as 'discriminatory' by opposition TDs

Jul 15th 2021, 8:09 AM 65,067 Views 197 Comments

12 government members were not present for the vote.

# hospitality - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

People will have to 'buy into' compliance with new indoor dining rules, Taoiseach says
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

People will have to 'buy into' compliance with new indoor dining rules, Taoiseach says

Updated Jul 13th 2021, 9:34 AM 47,329 Views 147 Comments

Opposition parties will also be briefed on the plans, which they have described as discriminatory.

# hospitality - Monday 12 July, 2021

Cabinet approves legislation for phased reopening of indoor dining
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Cabinet approves legislation for phased reopening of indoor dining

Updated Jul 12th 2021, 7:40 PM 66,675 Views 122 Comments
  • The legislation will go before the Oireachtas in the coming days
  • Under 18s will be permitted indoors once accompanied by a vaccinated or recovered guardian
  • Venues will still have to comply with social distancing measures

# hospitality - Monday 5 July, 2021

'Number of options' to get indoor dining reopened under discussion
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

'Number of options' to get indoor dining reopened under discussion

Updated Jul 5th 2021, 6:00 PM 64,280 Views 159 Comments

The industry met with government representatives today for talks on the reopening of hospitality.

# hospitality - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

NPHET modelling 'didn't account for AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines being made available to all age groups'
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

NPHET modelling 'didn't account for AstraZeneca and Janssen vaccines being made available to all age groups'

Updated Jun 30th 2021, 5:21 PM 70,697 Views 150 Comments

NPHET has recommended that only vaccinated people should be allowed to dine indoors or enjoy any indoor activity.

Reopening: What could a vaccine pass for dining indoors at pubs and restaurants look like?
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Reopening: What could a vaccine pass for dining indoors at pubs and restaurants look like?

Jun 30th 2021, 1:45 PM 24,646 Views 106 Comments

The government is to consider adapting the EU’s international travel cert for use in indoor dining.

Hospitality representatives to meet government ministers today amid anger over delayed reopening
# Showdown
# Showdown

Hospitality representatives to meet government ministers today amid anger over delayed reopening

Jun 30th 2021, 7:53 AM 12,991 Views 57 Comments

The industry has reacted furiously to the postponed return of indoor dining.

# hospitality - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Poll: Should only fully vaccinated people be allowed to dine indoors?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should only fully vaccinated people be allowed to dine indoors?

Jun 29th 2021, 8:52 AM 66,912 Views 130 Comments

The government looks set to delay the reopening of indoor hospitality until at least 19 July.

# hospitality - Monday 28 June, 2021

Poll: Will a delayed re-opening of the hospitality sector change your summer plans?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will a delayed re-opening of the hospitality sector change your summer plans?

Jun 28th 2021, 10:40 AM 47,124 Views 104 Comments

There are concerns that the Delta variant could lead us to delay our summer reopening of indoor hospitality.

# hospitality - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Business groups demand clarity as Martin says decision on 5 July reopening will be made 'early next week'
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Business groups demand clarity as Martin says decision on 5 July reopening will be made 'early next week'

Updated Jun 27th 2021, 2:47 PM 46,320 Views 114 Comments

There’s been a focus this week on how the Delta variant could impact the reopening of indoor hospitality.

# hospitality - Monday 7 June, 2021

'Stepping stone to normality': Relief for some, ongoing worries for others as pubs and restaurants open outdoor spaces
# Beer Gardens
# Beer Gardens

'Stepping stone to normality': Relief for some, ongoing worries for others as pubs and restaurants open outdoor spaces

Jun 7th 2021, 12:05 AM 31,476 Views 28 Comments
  • Reporter Hayley Halpin chats to publicans ahead of the reopening of outdoor dining today.
  • Some wet pubs will be reopening for the first time in 15 months.
  • One-metre distance is required between tables for outdoor service and there is no time-limit if this is in place.

# hospitality - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Hotels, B&Bs and guesthouses can reopen from today
# Summer 2021
# Summer 2021

Hotels, B&Bs and guesthouses can reopen from today

Jun 2nd 2021, 6:00 AM 22,638 Views 3 Comments

Indoor dining and leisure facilities at hotels are also permitted to reopen for guests.

# hospitality - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Guidelines for return of hospitality delayed for government sign-off
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Guidelines for return of hospitality delayed for government sign-off

Updated May 25th 2021, 6:37 PM 58,104 Views 130 Comments

There is no fixed date set for the return of indoor dining but it’s expected to be some time in July.

# hospitality - Monday 24 May, 2021

Trial live events could take place 'in June' but Taoiseach downplays indoor dining in early July
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Trial live events could take place 'in June' but Taoiseach downplays indoor dining in early July

Updated May 24th 2021, 4:44 PM 54,270 Views 90 Comments
  • Culture Minister Catherine Martin says trial events are being planned 'right across the country'
  • The indoor and outdoor events include a range of music as well as comedy and theatre
  • Government to make 'comprehensive' reopening announcement on Friday
  • Taoiseach suggests indoor dining and drinking may have to wait until mid-July
Poll: Should indoor hospitality reopen in July?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should indoor hospitality reopen in July?

May 24th 2021, 10:05 AM 47,592 Views 75 Comments

The government is expected to make an announcement on Friday about easing more Covid-19 restrictions.

# hospitality - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Northern Ireland: Stormont gives green light for indoor dining to resume from Monday
# Reopening
# Reopening

Northern Ireland: Stormont gives green light for indoor dining to resume from Monday

May 20th 2021, 3:38 PM 11,016 Views 6 Comments

All tourism accommodation will also be able to reopen on 24 May.

# hospitality - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Hotels, restaurants and cafes to get funding to upgrade premises for outdoor dining
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Hotels, restaurants and cafes to get funding to upgrade premises for outdoor dining

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 11:20 AM 36,574 Views 64 Comments

On-street dining similar to that found in other European cities to be facilitated in urban areas, towns and villages.

# hospitality - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Taoiseach fails to give clarity to publicans on whether €9 meal rule will be scrapped for Summer 2021
# Reopening Plans
# Reopening Plans

Taoiseach fails to give clarity to publicans on whether €9 meal rule will be scrapped for Summer 2021

Updated Mar 23rd 2021, 5:57 PM 60,912 Views 95 Comments

The LVA also wants an end to the distinction between ‘wet’ pubs and venues serving food.

# hospitality - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Hospitality workers disappointed by mid-summer reopening, industry warns
# Let Down
# Let Down

Hospitality workers disappointed by mid-summer reopening, industry warns

Feb 21st 2021, 12:08 PM 28,162 Views 61 Comments

The Irish Hotels Federation say a closure until mid-summer would significantly impact the tourism industry.

# hospitality - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Pubs and restaurants unlikely to open before the middle of summer, says Taoiseach
# Reopening Plans
# Reopening Plans

Pubs and restaurants unlikely to open before the middle of summer, says Taoiseach

Updated Feb 20th 2021, 2:20 PM 167,141 Views 272 Comments

The Taoiseach said that the reopening of society is likely to be slow.

# hospitality - Friday 12 February, 2021

Government drive to 'upskill and reskill' people in the hospitality sector
# Shuttered
# Shuttered

Government drive to 'upskill and reskill' people in the hospitality sector

Feb 12th 2021, 9:26 AM 25,738 Views 33 Comments

Minister Simon Harris said Covid-19 has had a “devastating” effect on the sector.

# hospitality - Friday 25 December, 2020

'2020 is a complete wipeout. But we'll be back': Glimmer of light at the end of the Covid tunnel for those closed all year

'2020 is a complete wipeout. But we'll be back': Glimmer of light at the end of the Covid tunnel for those closed all year

Dec 25th 2020, 7:00 PM 18,584 Views 5 Comments

Businesses that had to shut for most of 2020 are hoping for brighter days ahead in 2021.

# hospitality - Monday 21 December, 2020

'200 persons present, no social distancing': Gardaí continue to detect Covid-19 breaches at licensed premises
# Covid19
# Covid19

'200 persons present, no social distancing': Gardaí continue to detect Covid-19 breaches at licensed premises

Dec 21st 2020, 5:38 PM 73,884 Views 77 Comments

Gardaí in the north west issued the first ‘Immediate Closure Order’ over the weekend.

# hospitality - Saturday 28 November, 2020

'January lockdown' not ruled out but non-essential retail outlets will not cIose
# January
# January

'January lockdown' not ruled out but non-essential retail outlets will not cIose

Nov 28th 2020, 6:15 AM 32,999 Views 17 Comments

The phased reopening of the country ahead of Christmas was announced last night.

# hospitality - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Restaurant sector faces 'total collapse' in January if not allowed to open in December
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Restaurant sector faces 'total collapse' in January if not allowed to open in December

Nov 21st 2020, 2:29 PM 32,335 Views 61 Comments

The sector has warned it will lose out on 30% of its annual income.

# hospitality - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Publicans say country faces 'two-tier Christmas' if hospitality remains closed following Level 5
# Pubs
# Pubs

Publicans say country faces 'two-tier Christmas' if hospitality remains closed following Level 5

Updated Nov 11th 2020, 1:20 PM 74,920 Views 100 Comments

Once the six-week lockdown is over, it is envisaged that the country will remain at Level 3 until the New Year.

# hospitality - Sunday 1 November, 2020

VAT rate reduction for tourism and hospitality sector kicks in today
# Economy
# Economy

VAT rate reduction for tourism and hospitality sector kicks in today

Nov 1st 2020, 7:00 AM 24,196 Views 32 Comments

The Finance Minister said the change was introduced in recognition of the unprecedented challenges facing particular sectors.

# hospitality - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

VAT reduction for hospitality sector and weekly rebates for businesses closed at Level 3 or higher
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

VAT reduction for hospitality sector and weekly rebates for businesses closed at Level 3 or higher

Oct 13th 2020, 1:37 PM 27,903 Views 16 Comments

Paschal Donohoe announced the various reliefs today.

# hospitality - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Poll: Will you make use of the Stay and Spend Scheme?
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Poll: Will you make use of the Stay and Spend Scheme?

Oct 1st 2020, 8:35 AM 42,666 Views 80 Comments

The scheme will see an individual be able to claim up to €125 back in tax credits.

Stay and Spend: The scheme to claim tax credits back on food and accommodation spending begins today
# Keep Your Receipts
# Keep Your Receipts

Stay and Spend: The scheme to claim tax credits back on food and accommodation spending begins today

Oct 1st 2020, 7:22 AM 38,624 Views 20 Comments

The scheme will last through the Christmas period and is due to expire at the end of April 2021.

# hospitality - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Pubs and restaurants in Northern Ireland must close at 11pm
# Time Please
# Time Please

Pubs and restaurants in Northern Ireland must close at 11pm

Sep 29th 2020, 11:23 AM 16,611 Views 13 Comments

First Minister Arlene Foster told the Stormont Assembly the measure is being introduced to attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus.

# hospitality - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Taoiseach says hospitality sector was among worst affected by Covid as he launches tax credit scheme
# Stay And Spend
# Stay And Spend

Taoiseach says hospitality sector was among worst affected by Covid as he launches tax credit scheme

Sep 3rd 2020, 2:15 PM 32,509 Views 50 Comments

A new scheme will provide a maximum of €125 in income tax credits to taxpayers who spend up to €625 in the hospitality sector.

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