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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: -2°C

# Indoor Hospitality

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Planning to eat or drink indoors at a restaurant or bar today? Here's what you need to know
Bring your Covid cert, your ID and your face covering.
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.
Some pubs and restaurants aren't reopening indoor dining over health and logistical concerns
Hospitality owners report online abuse and false bookings by Digital Covid Cert critics
Some pubs and restaurants aren't reopening indoor dining over health and logistical concerns
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 hospitality in pubs and restaurants is to reopen from next Monday.
Cabinet meets on Wednesday with final sign off on indoor dining reopening expected
Higher Education Minister Simon Harris said Ireland is the last country in Europe to reopen indoor dining.
People will have to 'buy into' compliance with new indoor dining rules, Taoiseach says
Opposition parties will also be briefed on the plans, which they have described as discriminatory.
Cabinet approves legislation for phased reopening of indoor dining
Under 18s will be permitted once accompanied by a vaccinated or recovered guardian
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 likely to reopen between 19-26 July, Tánaiste says
A proposal is to be brought to Cabinet on Tuesday, which is expected to open indoor dining within NPHET’s guidance.
Hospitality representatives to meet government ministers today amid anger over delayed reopening
The industry has reacted furiously to the postponed return of indoor dining.
Donnelly defends potential for unvaccinated people to work in indoor dining, but not be able to avail of it
The planned reopening of indoor hospitality has been pushed until at least 19 July.
'It's soul-destroying': Last minute decision on indoor dining leaves hospitality on tenterhooks
From wasted food to cancelled bookings, an extension of restrictions could mean large losses for pubs and restaurants.
Poll: Should indoor hospitality reopen in July?
The government is expected to make an announcement on Friday about easing more Covid-19 restrictions.
Pubs challenge government to open indoor hospitality by 1 July
The government is expected to lay out plans for the next stage of easing restrictions this week.