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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# outdoor dining

This year
No restaurant street furniture fees for another year as regulations extended
Government to remove fees charging restaurants €125 per table for street dining.
Last year
Drinking outside pubs and restaurants here to stay as minister plans to make it permanent
The law that permits outdoor drinking and dining has been extended for a further six months.
All time
These 38 locations are being given funding to develop permanent outdoor dining structures
Fáilte Ireland’s Outdoor Dining Enhancement Scheme opened for applications in March 2021.
Legislation enacted to allow drinking outside pubs and restaurants
The Bill was passed to deal with the issue of certain outdoor service not being covered by alcohol licences.
Part of Sandymount Village to be pedestrianised for July and August
Dublin City Council has announced the eastern side of the village will be pedestrianised on a 24 hour basis in the two summer months.
'Stepping stone to normality': Relief for some, ongoing worries for others as pubs and restaurants open outdoor spaces
Some wet pubs will be reopening for the first time in 15 months.
Reporter Hayley Halpin chats to publicans ahead of the reopening of outdoor dining today.
Some wet pubs will be reopening for the first time in 15 months.
One-metre distance is required between tables for outdoor service and there is no time-limit if this is in place.
Government announces €3.5 billion plan to get the economy through Covid
Varadkar confirms pub and restaurant rules around time limits will be reviewed in a 'few weeks'
Four popular Dublin city streets pedestrianised from today to allow for outdoor dining
The plans for pedestrianising the streets were issued for consultation last November.
Poll: Have you made an outdoor pub/restaurant booking?
Outdoor dining is due to recommence from 7 June.
Council to increase pedestrianised space on Dublin's Capel Street, asks public for feedback
If approved, the Council said works will begin later this month.
Government likely to scrap €9 rule as minister says outdoors makes it safe 'not whether you eat chicken nuggets'
Transport Minister Eamon Ryan said it was a ‘false kind of division’.
Regulations drafted to waive restaurant street furniture fees nationwide this year
Draft regulations would also remove a planning permission requirement to bring in awnings and coverings for outdoor dining.
Hotels, restaurants and cafes can now get funding to upgrade their outdoor dining capacity
Businesses selling food can now apply for outdoor dining grants of up to €4,000.
Works to begin to permanently pedestrianise 17 Cork city streets
Works will begin on resurfacing some of the streets from next week.
Hotels, restaurants and cafes to get funding to upgrade premises for outdoor dining
On-street dining similar to that found in other European cities to be facilitated in urban areas, towns and villages.
6 inspiring ideas for outdoor dining this summer (yes, even in Ireland)
The weather shouldn’t deny us our right to dine al fresco.