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# night-time economy

This year
McEntee acknowledges public 'frustration' over delay in extending pub and club opening hours
It was promised that licensing law changes would be enacted by this summer.
Government launches pilot scheme for museums hosting late night events
Museums and galleries can apply for up to €10,000 in funding to host late night events this year.
Last year
Over 400 pubs, cafes and cultural venues to receive State funding to support night-time events
€4m in funding is being awarded to some well-known venues as well as organisations in rural Ireland.
Covid blamed for delays to plan promising Irish nightlife revival
The spread of Covid-19 last December is being blamed for the delay.