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#Indoor dining

# indoor-dining - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Dáil extends law allowing vaccine pass for indoor dining to January as a 'precaution'
# Lifting Restrictions
# Lifting Restrictions

Dáil extends law allowing vaccine pass for indoor dining to January as a 'precaution'

Oct 7th 2021, 1:52 PM 22,486 Views 14 Comments

Government says it plans to scrap the use of the Covid pass on 22 October.

# indoor-dining - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Emergency powers linked to indoor dining extended to January, but Govt says no plans to use them
# Winter Is Coming
# Winter Is Coming

Emergency powers linked to indoor dining extended to January, but Govt says no plans to use them

Sep 28th 2021, 6:50 PM 39,289 Views 19 Comments

Provisions in the Health Amendment Act are due to expire on 9 October.

# indoor-dining - Thursday 9 September, 2021

August saw the largest annual jump in consumer prices in nearly a decade
# Quite A Jump
# Quite A Jump

August saw the largest annual jump in consumer prices in nearly a decade

Sep 9th 2021, 11:52 AM 15,303 Views 21 Comments

It follows a sharp drop-off in prices last year due to public health restrictions.

# indoor-dining - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

Hospitality reps ask for plan on lifting all Covid restrictions, including curfews
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Hospitality reps ask for plan on lifting all Covid restrictions, including curfews

Updated Aug 4th 2021, 10:00 PM 43,783 Views 59 Comments

CEO of the Restaurants Association of Ireland Adrian Cummins has called for the limit on closing times to end from September onwards.

# indoor-dining - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Opinion: Freedom to practice religion must be respected - including communions and confirmation
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Freedom to practice religion must be respected - including communions and confirmation

Aug 3rd 2021, 8:00 PM 20,453 Views 78 Comments

There’s a clear economic interest in the State allowing the resumption of economically productive indoor activities, writes Dr Donal Coffey.

# indoor-dining - Friday 30 July, 2021

Taoiseach says Covid has 'exacerbated' volume of legislation, as politicians discuss President's letter
# Legislation
# Legislation

Taoiseach says Covid has 'exacerbated' volume of legislation, as politicians discuss President's letter

Jul 30th 2021, 3:00 PM 15,623 Views 27 Comments

Michael D Higgins says he received nine Bills in one day.

Varadkar says indoor hospitality is 'working well' and urges compliance over bank holiday weekend
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Varadkar says indoor hospitality is 'working well' and urges compliance over bank holiday weekend

Jul 30th 2021, 12:07 PM 17,509 Views 70 Comments

As of Monday, customers can avail of indoor hospitality if they have proof of Covid-19 immunity.

# indoor-dining - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Campaign of abuse against restaurants following the rules is 'reprehensible', says Taoiseach
# Vaccine Certs
# Vaccine Certs

Campaign of abuse against restaurants following the rules is 'reprehensible', says Taoiseach

Jul 29th 2021, 4:12 PM 30,744 Views 63 Comments

Hospitality businesses following vaccine cert rules have been the victim of an online campaign.

# indoor-dining - Monday 26 July, 2021

'We're back': Indoor dining in pubs and restaurants reopens across Ireland
# Welcome Back
# Welcome Back

'We're back': Indoor dining in pubs and restaurants reopens across Ireland

Jul 26th 2021, 4:49 PM 27,423 Views 63 Comments

A maximum of six people over the age of 13 are allowed at each table.

Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know
# Indoor Hospitality
# Indoor Hospitality

Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know

Jul 26th 2021, 11:54 AM 35,403 Views 72 Comments
  • A maximum of six adults will be allowed at a table.
  • Customers will be asked for proof of immunity and photo ID before they are seated.
  • One person at the table will also have to provide contact details.
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 57,385 Views 120 Comments

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

# indoor-dining - 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 23,400 Views 98 Comments

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

# indoor-dining - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Do you plan to dine indoors in a pub or restaurant soon?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Do you plan to dine indoors in a pub or restaurant soon?

Jul 24th 2021, 10:51 AM 63,004 Views 187 Comments

Indoor hospitality will reopen on Monday.

Some pubs and restaurants aren't reopening indoor dining over health and logistical concerns
# Not Yet
# Not Yet

Some pubs and restaurants aren't reopening indoor dining over health and logistical concerns

Jul 24th 2021, 9:00 AM 49,533 Views 125 Comments

Unvaccinated staff, fear of public backlash and no counter service are among the reasons some pubs and restaurants aren’t reopening indoor areas.

Guidelines for indoor hospitality allows for six to a table, with closing time remaining at 11.30pm
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Guidelines for indoor hospitality allows for six to a table, with closing time remaining at 11.30pm

Jul 24th 2021, 7:42 AM 42,572 Views 88 Comments

Indoor hospitality in pubs and restaurants is to reopen from next Monday.

# indoor-dining - Friday 23 July, 2021

Regulations and guidance for indoor dining will be ready today or over the weekend, says Tánaiste
# Pubs And Restaurants
# Pubs And Restaurants

Regulations and guidance for indoor dining will be ready today or over the weekend, says Tánaiste

Jul 23rd 2021, 1:46 PM 8,860 Views 11 Comments

A meeting involving the hospitality industry and government officials is taking place today.

# indoor-dining - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Taoiseach says 'there's an obligation' on everyone to follow indoor dining rules ahead of Monday's reopening
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Taoiseach says 'there's an obligation' on everyone to follow indoor dining rules ahead of Monday's reopening

Updated Jul 21st 2021, 6:24 PM 87,175 Views 200 Comments

A government statement said good indoor ventilation is “essential”.

# indoor-dining - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Time limits on indoor dining set to be scrapped, but 11.30pm closing time to remain
# Fully Vaccinated
# Fully Vaccinated

Time limits on indoor dining set to be scrapped, but 11.30pm closing time to remain

Updated Jul 20th 2021, 7:50 PM 56,897 Views 70 Comments
  • Cabinet will meet tomorrow with 26 July still the target date for full reopening.
  • CO2 monitors will be used in restaurants.
  • Unvaccinated children can accompany adults as long as their table is 2m away from others

# indoor-dining - Monday 19 July, 2021

Cabinet meets on Wednesday with final sign off on indoor dining reopening expected
# Pubs
# Pubs

Cabinet meets on Wednesday with final sign off on indoor dining reopening expected

Jul 19th 2021, 5:12 PM 14,312 Views 26 Comments

Higher Education Minister Simon Harris said Ireland is the last country in Europe to reopen indoor dining.

# indoor-dining - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about fine dining?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How much do you know about fine dining?

Jul 18th 2021, 10:00 PM 54,028 Views 29 Comments

Indoor dining is set to reopen for some customers later this month.

# indoor-dining - 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 33,933 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 65,140 Views 197 Comments

12 government members were not present for the vote.

Returning workers face being overtaxed unless they cancel their Pandemic Unemployment Payment
# PUP
# PUP

Returning workers face being overtaxed unless they cancel their Pandemic Unemployment Payment

Jul 15th 2021, 6:00 AM 22,937 Views 8 Comments

Thousands of hospitality workers are expected to return to work over the coming weeks.

# indoor-dining - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Leo Varadkar says 105 minute time-limit for pubs and restaurants is 'under review' and he wants it gone
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Leo Varadkar says 105 minute time-limit for pubs and restaurants is 'under review' and he wants it gone

Jul 13th 2021, 6:38 PM 43,483 Views 58 Comments

The Tánaiste denied that the time limit had no scientific basis.

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 47,341 Views 147 Comments

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

# indoor-dining - Monday 12 July, 2021

Children to be allowed to dine indoors with their fully-vaccinated parents
# Exemptions
# Exemptions

Children to be allowed to dine indoors with their fully-vaccinated parents

Jul 12th 2021, 10:00 PM 31,336 Views 74 Comments

Ministers today agreed on rules to reopen indoor dining, with exemptions for children and hospitality staff.

Here's how indoor dining will resume for vaccinated and recovered people by 26 July
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Here's how indoor dining will resume for vaccinated and recovered people by 26 July

Jul 12th 2021, 9:10 PM 138,046 Views 175 Comments

The announcement comes following days of discussions between representatives from the hospitality sector and the government .

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 66,682 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

# indoor-dining - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Cabinet to sign off on plans for reopening of indoor hospitality tomorrow
# Reopening
# Reopening

Cabinet to sign off on plans for reopening of indoor hospitality tomorrow

Jul 11th 2021, 6:59 PM 38,264 Views 114 Comments

The plans allow for the reopening of indoor dining within NPHET’s guidance.

# indoor-dining - Friday 9 July, 2021

'I do wonder is the hassle going to be worth it?': Taoiseach faces 'kick back' over indoor dining law
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

'I do wonder is the hassle going to be worth it?': Taoiseach faces 'kick back' over indoor dining law

Updated Jul 9th 2021, 9:19 AM 77,359 Views 132 Comments

Fianna Fáil sources say members will row in behind the government to pass the new law.

# indoor-dining - Thursday 8 July, 2021

New law needed to get indoor dining reopened in pubs and restaurants by the end of July
# Vaccine Pass
# Vaccine Pass

New law needed to get indoor dining reopened in pubs and restaurants by the end of July

Updated Jul 8th 2021, 7:50 PM 48,147 Views 129 Comments

It is hoped indoor dining can resume on 26 July, and it’s likely to only apply to those who are vaccinated.

'There is a short window to get this done': Talks on the reopening of indoor dining set to resume today
# Pubs And Restaurants
# Pubs And Restaurants

'There is a short window to get this done': Talks on the reopening of indoor dining set to resume today

Jul 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 23,209 Views 77 Comments
  • Six proposals will be discussed before a Cabinet meeting on the issue next Tuesday, Christina Finn reports.
  • Sources indicate any return of indoor dining is likely to be in line with advice from NPHET.
  • Talks to centre on use of vaccine passes and antigen testing.

# indoor-dining - 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 64,287 Views 159 Comments

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

Poll: Should antigen testing be used to facilitate indoor dining?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should antigen testing be used to facilitate indoor dining?

Jul 5th 2021, 9:31 AM 38,028 Views 75 Comments

Indoor hospitality is now being delayed until at least 19 July when the government will propose a plan for how the reopening will take place.

# indoor-dining - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Opinion: We've spent weeks preparing for indoor dining - who is going to foot that bill?
# Restaurants
# Restaurants

Opinion: We've spent weeks preparing for indoor dining - who is going to foot that bill?

Updated Jul 1st 2021, 3:56 PM 28,229 Views 55 Comments

Rachel Keane of Póg Cafe Group says people in the industry are tired and fed up of the lack of clear communication from Government.

# indoor-dining - 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 70,706 Views 150 Comments

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

'It's absolutely ridiculous to exclude people': Young hospitality workers on indoor dining restrictions
# Barred From The Bar
# Barred From The Bar

'It's absolutely ridiculous to exclude people': Young hospitality workers on indoor dining restrictions

Jun 30th 2021, 5:00 PM 13,234 Views 39 Comments

As NPHET suggests only opening indoor dining for those that are vaccinated, we spoke to the servers.

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 24,674 Views 106 Comments

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

Another fine mess: Vaccine pass proposal for indoor dining sends a peculiar message to young workers
# Vaccine Passes
# Vaccine Passes

Another fine mess: Vaccine pass proposal for indoor dining sends a peculiar message to young workers

Jun 30th 2021, 11:17 AM 18,242 Views 66 Comments

How exactly it will work is far from obvious.

'This is a mess': Government blind-sided by NPHET advice as criticisms pile up against Taoiseach
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

'This is a mess': Government blind-sided by NPHET advice as criticisms pile up against Taoiseach

Updated Jun 30th 2021, 12:26 AM 61,353 Views 175 Comments

Opposition and businesses have said the proposals are unacceptable, discriminatory, “bananas” and possibly not legal.

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