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#phase four

# phase-four - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

'Off the premises by 11': Concern closing pubs and restaurants early will result in house parties and cancelled staycations
# Time Please
# Time Please

'Off the premises by 11': Concern closing pubs and restaurants early will result in house parties and cancelled staycations

Aug 5th 2020, 6:00 AM 68,273 Views 69 Comments

It is understood that 11pm closure is not a hard rule for businesses.

# phase-four - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Decision to delay pubs reopening will be met with 'fury and despair', publican reps say
# Phase Four Delayed
# Phase Four Delayed

Decision to delay pubs reopening will be met with 'fury and despair', publican reps say

Aug 4th 2020, 7:21 PM 44,859 Views 111 Comments

Today’s decision based on advice from the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) comes after an increase in cases over recent weeks.

Phase Four postponed: Pubs to stay closed, five destinations taken off Green List, and masks mandatory in shops from 10 August
# Phase Four No More
# Phase Four No More

Phase Four postponed: Pubs to stay closed, five destinations taken off Green List, and masks mandatory in shops from 10 August

Updated Aug 4th 2020, 7:01 PM 225,021 Views 275 Comments

“I wish I was in a position to share better news today, but I am not,” Taoiseach Micheál Martin said after Cabinet met.

Leo Varadkar says a "very cautious" approach will be taken by Cabinet on the advice of NPHET
# Phase Four
# Phase Four

Leo Varadkar says a "very cautious" approach will be taken by Cabinet on the advice of NPHET

Updated Aug 4th 2020, 4:57 PM 63,571 Views 90 Comments

Time limits, opening hour restrictions and social distancing rules, are possibilities to be discussed by ministers today.

# phase-four - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Varadkar hopes pubs can open on 10 August, but 'can't guarantee it at this stage'
# Phase Four
# Phase Four

Varadkar hopes pubs can open on 10 August, but 'can't guarantee it at this stage'

Jul 30th 2020, 1:53 PM 32,852 Views 60 Comments

Cabinet will meet on Tuesday to discuss the advice from NPHET.

# phase-four - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Harris: 'No indication there is a second wave here, but not pausing Phase Four would be grossly irresponsible'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Harris: 'No indication there is a second wave here, but not pausing Phase Four would be grossly irresponsible'

Jul 16th 2020, 6:25 PM 26,936 Views 64 Comments

Ireland is the eighth best country in Europe in relation to Covid-19, says Minister Simon Harris.

Hoteliers warn that ongoing restriction of indoor gatherings puts thousands of jobs at risk
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Hoteliers warn that ongoing restriction of indoor gatherings puts thousands of jobs at risk

Jul 16th 2020, 7:11 AM 18,654 Views 31 Comments

Hundreds of hotels and wedding venues are struggling to survive the impact of Covid-19.

# phase-four - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Publicans and politicians slam delayed reopening of pubs as 'harmful' and 'shocking'
# Phase Four
# Phase Four

Publicans and politicians slam delayed reopening of pubs as 'harmful' and 'shocking'

Jul 15th 2020, 10:02 PM 64,214 Views 159 Comments

The cautious approach by Government to reopening was prompted by an increase in the R number in recent days.

Reopening of pubs delayed by three weeks as Government pushes Phase Four back to 10 August
# Phase Four
# Phase Four

Reopening of pubs delayed by three weeks as Government pushes Phase Four back to 10 August

Updated Jul 15th 2020, 8:50 PM 133,042 Views 296 Comments

The country will not now move to Phase 4 on 20 July as planned.

NPHET concerns cast doubt over reopening of bars as publicans seek clarity
# Pubs Reopening
# Pubs Reopening

NPHET concerns cast doubt over reopening of bars as publicans seek clarity

Jul 15th 2020, 8:20 AM 25,247 Views 35 Comments

The VFI has said that pubs are in the dark on whether or not they will be able to reopen.

# phase-four - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

NPHET concerns throw plans to reopen bars next week into doubt
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

NPHET concerns throw plans to reopen bars next week into doubt

Updated Jul 14th 2020, 10:58 PM 50,608 Views 54 Comments

Under Phase Four, all pubs, bars, hotel bars and casinos are permitted to reopen.

'We’re just short of calling for lynchings at airports': TD calls for perspective in Covid-19 coverage
# Phase Four
# Phase Four

'We’re just short of calling for lynchings at airports': TD calls for perspective in Covid-19 coverage

Jul 14th 2020, 3:36 PM 35,308 Views 87 Comments

Meanwhile, Minister Simon Coveney said yesterday there were only 16 people on a flight from Dallas about which concerns had been raised.

# phase-four - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Over 100 days on from shutting their doors, just under half of Ireland's pubs are geared up for re-opening
# Phase Three
# Phase Three

Over 100 days on from shutting their doors, just under half of Ireland's pubs are geared up for re-opening

Jun 25th 2020, 12:05 AM 46,009 Views 34 Comments

In Dublin, vintners estimate around 50-60% of pubs will re-open from Monday. For the rest of that country, that number is closer to 40%.

# phase-four - Friday 19 June, 2020

Weddings of 100 people will be possible indoors from 20 July
# Phase Three
# Phase Three

Weddings of 100 people will be possible indoors from 20 July

Updated Jun 19th 2020, 8:00 PM 34,942 Views 15 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar made the announcement this evening.

# phase-four - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Explainer: How will pubs and restaurants work when they reopen on 29 June?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: How will pubs and restaurants work when they reopen on 29 June?

Jun 18th 2020, 10:46 PM 45,082 Views 41 Comments

Pubs and restaurants serving food are expected to reopen in Phase Three