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#Nightclubs

# nightclubs - Last month November 2022

Almost half of people think allowing nightclubs to stay open until 6am is a bad idea
# Red C Poll
# Red C Poll

Almost half of people think allowing nightclubs to stay open until 6am is a bad idea

Nov 14th 2022, 12:05 AM 35,897 Views 68 Comments
  • The Cabinet approved legislation last month that would allow nightclubs to stay open until 6am. If the legislation is passed by the Oireachtas, the changes are likely to be enacted next year.
  • More than half of people think later opening hours for pubs is a good idea.

# nightclubs - This year 2022

Doctors' group warns longer pub opening hours are 'regressive and harmful'
# IMO
# IMO

Doctors' group warns longer pub opening hours are 'regressive and harmful'

Oct 26th 2022, 6:56 PM 20,442 Views 48 Comments

Proposed new laws would allow pubs open from 10.30am to 12.30am, seven days a week, while nightclubs could open until 6am.

Licensing changes to allow nightclubs open until 6am and pubs open until 12.30am by summer 2023
# Open All Hours
# Open All Hours

Licensing changes to allow nightclubs open until 6am and pubs open until 12.30am by summer 2023

Updated Oct 25th 2022, 2:00 PM 71,383 Views 111 Comments

While venues will be prohibited from serving alcohol after 5am, dancing will continue until closing time.

Poll: Is it a good idea to extend pub and club opening hours?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is it a good idea to extend pub and club opening hours?

Oct 25th 2022, 8:22 AM 43,643 Views 73 Comments

New proposals will allow clubs to stay open until 6am.

Poll: Do you want nightclubs to stay open later?
# Going Out
# Going Out

Poll: Do you want nightclubs to stay open later?

Updated Apr 6th 2022, 9:55 AM 48,182 Views 54 Comments

Legislation allowing nightclubs to stay open later will be ready this year, Leo Varadkar said yesterday.

# nightclubs - Last year 2021

New Year parties given go-ahead in England as UK splits over Omicron controls
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

New Year parties given go-ahead in England as UK splits over Omicron controls

Dec 28th 2021, 7:10 AM 20,667 Views 6 Comments

Boris Johnson said there would be no restrictions introduced before January.

Work in the live events or nightlife industry? Tell us how the Covid-19 restrictions have affected you
# Your Story
# Your Story

Work in the live events or nightlife industry? Tell us how the Covid-19 restrictions have affected you

Nov 17th 2021, 1:37 PM 6,926 Views 0 Comments

We want to hear your stories about how the restrictions since March 2020 have impacted your work life.

'This is loo-lah': Sharp criticism of midnight closure for nightclubs
# Covid Surge
# Covid Surge

'This is loo-lah': Sharp criticism of midnight closure for nightclubs

Nov 17th 2021, 8:00 AM 49,584 Views 64 Comments

The measure comes into force from tomorrow, meaning tonight is the last night nightclubs can open past midnight.

Revised nightclub regulations: Isolation rooms and one-metre social distance in bar queues
# Nightlife
# Nightlife

Revised nightclub regulations: Isolation rooms and one-metre social distance in bar queues

Updated Oct 28th 2021, 6:59 PM 38,558 Views 66 Comments

Late-night venues will need to have the ticketing system ready for customers tomorrow.

75% of pubs, restaurants and nightclubs 'fully compliant' with rules over Bank Holiday weekend
# Covid Pass
# Covid Pass

75% of pubs, restaurants and nightclubs 'fully compliant' with rules over Bank Holiday weekend

Oct 27th 2021, 6:39 PM 16,532 Views 20 Comments

HSE officers inspected 500 premises, while HSA inspectors carried out 123 inspections.

Pubs will not need to use ticketing system for seated performances, department confirms
# Nightclubs
# Nightclubs

Pubs will not need to use ticketing system for seated performances, department confirms

Updated Oct 24th 2021, 4:44 PM 23,576 Views 27 Comments

All nightclub events must be ticketed from next week, but bars and pubs with live music are exempted if people are seated.

'When were you last in a nightclub, Taoiseach?': Calls for clarity on new rules as talks resume
# Reopening Rules
# Reopening Rules

'When were you last in a nightclub, Taoiseach?': Calls for clarity on new rules as talks resume

Updated Oct 20th 2021, 3:00 PM 37,410 Views 36 Comments
  • It was confirmed yesterday that nightclubs will be allowed to reopen as planned this Friday, 22 October.
  • However, sectoral guidance is still being developed for the industry.
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he accepts that the sector "need clarity".
Poll: Would you be happy to go to a nightclub in the next few months?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you be happy to go to a nightclub in the next few months?

Oct 20th 2021, 8:16 AM 57,225 Views 56 Comments

Nightclubs are set to reopen this Friday.

Nightclubs seeking guarantee they'll be at 100% capacity for the big reopening
# 22 October
# 22 October

Nightclubs seeking guarantee they'll be at 100% capacity for the big reopening

Oct 5th 2021, 12:02 AM 47,988 Views 19 Comments
  • The October bank holiday weekend is set to see nightclubs reopen for the first time in 19 months.
  • Last week, a pilot event had a 60% capacity crowd but restrictions are set to lift in two weeks.
  • Promoters have said now is the time for the government to confirm that this will happen.
Nightclubs are back tonight – here's how the government's pilot event will work
# Button Factory
# Button Factory

Nightclubs are back tonight – here's how the government's pilot event will work

Sep 30th 2021, 3:45 PM 37,400 Views 17 Comments
  • Social distancing won't be required at the event.
  • People will need their Digital Covid Cert and a negative antigen test to get in.
  • It's hoped the gig will inform the reopening on 22 October.
Longer opening hours for pubs and nightclubs under new laws, as publicans call for 5am closing time
# Time Please
# Time Please

Longer opening hours for pubs and nightclubs under new laws, as publicans call for 5am closing time

Sep 15th 2021, 12:17 PM 93,139 Views 88 Comments

A memo gone to Cabinet today sets out that the country’s licensing laws need to be updated as some date back to the 19th century.

Electric Picnic organisers and nightlife group call for reopening plans for sector
# Live Music
# Live Music

Electric Picnic organisers and nightlife group call for reopening plans for sector

Updated Aug 5th 2021, 2:15 PM 18,240 Views 51 Comments
  • Laois County Council yesterday refused to grant a licence to Electric Picnic.
  • Organisers of the festival say ticket-holders will be contacted over the next week.
  • Give Us the Night group wrote to government members calling for non-socially distanced trial events next month.
Johnson faces backlash over plans to make vaccine passports compulsory for nightclubs
# England
# England

Johnson faces backlash over plans to make vaccine passports compulsory for nightclubs

Jul 20th 2021, 7:08 AM 23,197 Views 32 Comments

The announcement came on the day such venues in England were allowed to reopen.

Nightclubs reopen their doors as last remaining Covid-19 restrictions lifted in England
# Freedom Day
# Freedom Day

Nightclubs reopen their doors as last remaining Covid-19 restrictions lifted in England

Jul 19th 2021, 6:56 AM 50,153 Views 47 Comments

Legal mandates covering the wearing of masks and working from home have been scrapped.

England may need to delay its roadmap to normality, but only for 'a couple of weeks'
# Freedom Day
# Freedom Day

England may need to delay its roadmap to normality, but only for 'a couple of weeks'

Jun 8th 2021, 3:53 PM 9,565 Views 3 Comments

Of 126 people admitted to hospital with the Indian variant, just three had had both doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.

The Globe bar planned to be turned into retail outlet as An Bord Pleanála approves Central Hotel revamp
# Nightclubs
# Nightclubs

The Globe bar planned to be turned into retail outlet as An Bord Pleanála approves Central Hotel revamp

May 31st 2021, 1:21 PM 30,652 Views 18 Comments

The Rí-Rá nightclub space is to become a ‘speak-easy’ under the approved plans.

Longer opening hours for nightclubs and changes to alcohol licensing under plan by Justice Minister
# Nightlife
# Nightlife

Longer opening hours for nightclubs and changes to alcohol licensing under plan by Justice Minister

Feb 21st 2021, 2:45 PM 72,934 Views 143 Comments

Minister Helen McEntee is set to unveil the plans later this week.

# nightclubs - All time

Publicans dismiss €16 million government support package for pubs as 'crumbs'
# Cocktail Of Measures
# Cocktail Of Measures

Publicans dismiss €16 million government support package for pubs as 'crumbs'

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 8:02 PM 43,214 Views 91 Comments

Pubs that don’t serve food were to reopen on Monday but that now won’t happen.

Chief medical officer says it is unlikely nightclubs will be able to reopen 'anytime soon'
# Silent Discos
# Silent Discos

Chief medical officer says it is unlikely nightclubs will be able to reopen 'anytime soon'

Jul 16th 2020, 7:45 PM 35,446 Views 67 Comments

It comes as publicans continue to express concerns at the delayed reopening of pubs until 10 August at the earliest.

Any change to pub opening hours would need to be considered 'very, very carefully', says minister
# Opening Hours
# Opening Hours

Any change to pub opening hours would need to be considered 'very, very carefully', says minister

Jan 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 22,607 Views 39 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said nightclub and pub opening hours need to be reformed and brought more in line with other cities in Europe.

Consultation to take place on whether Ireland's nightclub opening hours should be updated
# Irish Nightlife
# Irish Nightlife

Consultation to take place on whether Ireland's nightclub opening hours should be updated

Nov 13th 2019, 6:23 PM 25,018 Views 35 Comments

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan is “very keen” to open up a consultation with stakeholders.

Drug-testing roll out at music festivals and nightclubs to be examined by expert group
# Ireland's Drug Use
# Ireland's Drug Use

Drug-testing roll out at music festivals and nightclubs to be examined by expert group

Sep 25th 2018, 6:29 PM 15,373 Views 35 Comments

Drug-testing is available in a number of other European countries.

Pill testing kits, chill-out rooms and free water: How to reduce harm from taking drugs in nightclubs
# Drug Use
# Drug Use

Pill testing kits, chill-out rooms and free water: How to reduce harm from taking drugs in nightclubs

Oct 25th 2017, 6:20 AM 11,386 Views 33 Comments

A new European guide on responding to drug problems was released today.

Rio nightlife is suffering due to surge in robberies
# Brazil
# Brazil

Rio nightlife is suffering due to surge in robberies

Aug 12th 2017, 1:00 PM 19,468 Views 19 Comments

The Brazilian government has sent almost 10,000 troops to help the police in Rio de Janeiro state.

18 memories of the Ozone everyone who was ever there will recognise
# Down The O
From The Daily Edge
# Down The O

18 memories of the Ozone everyone who was ever there will recognise

Feb 14th 2017, 12:18 PM 37,793 Views 18 Comments

Goin O 2nite?

Poll: Should some venues get 24-hour licences?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should some venues get 24-hour licences?

Oct 13th 2016, 10:23 AM 21,380 Views 40 Comments

Amsterdam has granted them to a number of venues.

15 times Irish nightclubs proved they are the most wonderful places
# Free In
From The Daily Edge
# Free In

15 times Irish nightclubs proved they are the most wonderful places

Aug 27th 2016, 8:15 PM 11,210 Views 0 Comments

“Serious spot for shifting and beering.”

This girl has been photobombing couples shifting for two whole years
# Shifting And Drifting
From The Daily Edge
# Shifting And Drifting

This girl has been photobombing couples shifting for two whole years

May 27th 2016, 6:00 PM 9,927 Views 7 Comments

Doing the Lord’s work.

A Galway gal just came up with the perfect solution to creepy lads in clubs
# Pieta
From The Daily Edge
# Pieta

A Galway gal just came up with the perfect solution to creepy lads in clubs

Apr 20th 2016, 3:39 PM 11,540 Views 0 Comments

Will also work on creeps of any gender, FYI.

10 little things about going 'out out' that annoy every gal
# Shoe Goo
From The Daily Edge
# Shoe Goo

10 little things about going 'out out' that annoy every gal

Jan 23rd 2016, 8:15 PM 16,941 Views 3 Comments

You’d stay home, but you’re not a quitter.

The owners of Coppers are sitting on an absolute treasure trove of cash
# See Yiz In Etc
# See Yiz In Etc

The owners of Coppers are sitting on an absolute treasure trove of cash

Jan 13th 2016, 10:26 AM 45,196 Views 43 Comments

We’re in the wrong business.

8 questionable club nights that could only happen in Ireland
# Yeah Yeah Funky Yeah
From The Daily Edge
# Yeah Yeah Funky Yeah

8 questionable club nights that could only happen in Ireland

Oct 7th 2015, 5:31 PM 7,878 Views 1 Comment

We like to party. We like, we like to party…

11 things you should never do to a taxi driver again
# Mr Taxi Man
From The Daily Edge
# Mr Taxi Man

11 things you should never do to a taxi driver again

Jul 11th 2015, 8:15 PM 11,537 Views 9 Comments

“TURN UP THIS SONG I REALLY LIKE IT.”

9 alcohol sins you'll see on every Irish student night
# Fat Frog
From The Daily Edge
# Fat Frog

9 alcohol sins you'll see on every Irish student night

Jun 8th 2015, 9:30 PM 24,970 Views 12 Comments

Ah… multicoloured vomit.

11 things Irish women would like men in nightclubs to know
# Shift Me Mate
From The Daily Edge
# Shift Me Mate

11 things Irish women would like men in nightclubs to know

Mar 21st 2015, 8:15 PM 20,152 Views 23 Comments

We asked women, and they told us.

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