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#Indoor dining

# 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

Mon 4:49 PM 26,079 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

Mon 11:54 AM 29,059 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 Mon 9:27 AM 54,088 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

Sun 10:42 AM 22,465 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?

Sat 10:51 AM 62,830 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

Sat 9:00 AM 48,870 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

Sat 7:42 AM 42,176 Views 87 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

Fri 1:46 PM 8,839 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 86,229 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 52,263 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 14,285 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 53,374 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 33,825 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 64,822 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 22,492 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 43,247 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 47,216 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 27,343 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 134,874 Views 174 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 66,562 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 38,225 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 77,223 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 48,080 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 23,178 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 64,235 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 37,817 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 28,127 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 70,629 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 13,144 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 24,389 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 18,220 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 61,282 Views 175 Comments

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

# indoor-dining - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

FactCheck: Is Ireland one of the only countries in Europe without indoor dining?
# Covid Restrictions
# Covid Restrictions

FactCheck: Is Ireland one of the only countries in Europe without indoor dining?

Jun 29th 2021, 10:10 PM 100,422 Views 0 Comments

The claim was first made last Friday. The Journal FactCheck finds it to be true.

As it happened: Taoiseach confirms delay to reopening of indoor hospitality
Live Jun 29th 2021, 4:28 PM

As it happened: Taoiseach confirms delay to reopening of indoor hospitality

'A hammer-blow': Hospitality sector lashes out at last-minute decision to delay reopening of indoor dining
# Remain Outdoors
# Remain Outdoors

'A hammer-blow': Hospitality sector lashes out at last-minute decision to delay reopening of indoor dining

Jun 29th 2021, 4:05 PM 32,041 Views 99 Comments

The hospitality sector is not happy.

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 66,622 Views 130 Comments

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

# indoor-dining - Monday 28 June, 2021

'It's soul-destroying': Last minute decision on indoor dining leaves hospitality on tenterhooks
# Food Chain
# Food Chain

'It's soul-destroying': Last minute decision on indoor dining leaves hospitality on tenterhooks

Jun 28th 2021, 5:50 PM 35,692 Views 73 Comments

From wasted food to cancelled bookings, an extension of restrictions could mean large losses for pubs and restaurants.

# indoor-dining - 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 46,305 Views 114 Comments

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

# indoor-dining - Monday 24 May, 2021

Restrictions have relaxed in the North today - with pubs and restaurants opening for indoor service
# Northern Hospitality
# Northern Hospitality

Restrictions have relaxed in the North today - with pubs and restaurants opening for indoor service

Updated May 24th 2021, 12:00 PM 18,258 Views 15 Comments
  • From today, a maximum of six people can sit together inside pubs, cafes and restaurants.
  • Belfast's Grand Central Hotel general manager Stephen Meldrum said there has been "a marginal increase" in bookings over the last four weeks.

# indoor-dining - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Pubs challenge government to open indoor hospitality by 1 July
# Reopening
# Reopening

Pubs challenge government to open indoor hospitality by 1 July

May 23rd 2021, 12:07 PM 43,375 Views 85 Comments

The government is expected to lay out plans for the next stage of easing restrictions this week.