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#Pubs

# pubs - Last month November 2022

Malahide pubs face licence challenge over 'nuisance’ outdoor serving
# Dublin
# Dublin

Malahide pubs face licence challenge over 'nuisance’ outdoor serving

Nov 17th 2022, 3:40 PM 40,120 Views 0 Comments

The case is listed again for mention on 8 December.

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 35,861 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.
Heineken to hike keg prices by 9% due to 'significant' rise in production costs
# Heineken
# Heineken

Heineken to hike keg prices by 9% due to 'significant' rise in production costs

Updated Nov 10th 2022, 5:29 PM 28,431 Views 83 Comments

The increase is equivalent to a 17 cent rise in the price of a pint, before VAT.

# pubs - 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 20,440 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 71,317 Views 111 Comments

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

Publicans warn of 'huge threat' due to 'doubling and tripling' of energy bills
# High Costs
# High Costs

Publicans warn of 'huge threat' due to 'doubling and tripling' of energy bills

Updated Aug 30th 2022, 2:29 PM 28,838 Views 43 Comments

Publicans in Ireland are worried as their UK counterparts warn of possible closures.

Pledge that new nightclub closing times will mean expanded late-night public transport
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Pledge that new nightclub closing times will mean expanded late-night public transport

Aug 5th 2022, 6:15 AM 29,259 Views 36 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee says a taskforce is examining the expansion of late-night public transport for when nightclubs get the green light to stay open later.

Legislation that allows drinking outside pubs and restaurants extended to November
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Legislation that allows drinking outside pubs and restaurants extended to November

May 17th 2022, 8:00 AM 13,930 Views 14 Comments

The legislation was first introduced to help the hospitality sector during Covid.

Judge wants progress made on how much insurer must pay to pubs hit by pandemic closure
# Payout
# Payout

Judge wants progress made on how much insurer must pay to pubs hit by pandemic closure

Feb 17th 2022, 4:15 PM 11,285 Views 0 Comments

A policy sold by FBD covered losses pubs sustained by having to close due to the pandemic.

People refused entry to pubs don't get 'adequate access to justice' under complaints system
# IHREC
# IHREC

People refused entry to pubs don't get 'adequate access to justice' under complaints system

Feb 14th 2022, 6:30 AM 25,283 Views 0 Comments

Human Rights Commission says current law disproportionately impacts minority groups.

'A monumental day': Delight as hospitality curfew to end after 678 days of full and partial closure
# Reopening
# Reopening

'A monumental day': Delight as hospitality curfew to end after 678 days of full and partial closure

Jan 21st 2022, 6:09 PM 15,651 Views 9 Comments

Martin announced the news this evening.

Poll: Do you tip in restaurants and pubs?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you tip in restaurants and pubs?

Jan 20th 2022, 9:00 AM 58,917 Views 74 Comments

New legislation aims to place tips and gratuities outside the scope of a person’s contractual wages.

# pubs - Last year 2021

Pubs and restaurants will have to close at 8pm under new Covid restrictions
# Omicron
# Omicron

Pubs and restaurants will have to close at 8pm under new Covid restrictions

Updated Dec 17th 2021, 7:00 PM 154,737 Views 313 Comments
  • Pubs and restaurants will have to close at 8pm from Monday until 30 January
  • The number of people attending sporting and live events will be capped at 50% capacity
  • A maximum of 100 people can attend wedding receptions, which must end at midnight
Hospitality industry collectively call for 'stronger sanctions' against businesses that flout rules
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Hospitality industry collectively call for 'stronger sanctions' against businesses that flout rules

Updated Nov 9th 2021, 3:50 PM 31,965 Views 78 Comments
  • The head of the restaurants association has said the hospitality sector shouldn't be used as a “scapegoat” for rising case numbers.
  • It follows data showing that just over a third of customers were asked for their Covid certs in restaurants in October, Christina Finn writes.
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 16,531 Views 20 Comments

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

Tickets for late events and nightclubs must be booked an hour in advance under proposed rules
# Ticketing System
# Ticketing System

Tickets for late events and nightclubs must be booked an hour in advance under proposed rules

Updated Oct 26th 2021, 6:00 PM 34,929 Views 36 Comments
  • All nightclub events must be ticketed from this week.
  • LVA CEO Donall O'Keeffe said the ticketing system will impact live music in pubs and musicians.
  • Sinn Féin TD Matt Carthy said that the Government’s handling of the situation “was and is an absolute shambles”.
Leo Varadkar says gardaí and security companies could check if pubs are following Covid rules
# Covid Pass
# Covid Pass

Leo Varadkar says gardaí and security companies could check if pubs are following Covid rules

Oct 21st 2021, 4:50 PM 15,154 Views 73 Comments

Speaking in Brussels today, he said the Government was looking at further options to ensure Covid rules were being followed.

Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'

Oct 17th 2021, 1:19 PM 29,708 Views 41 Comments

Nphet will meet on Monday to consider its recommendations to Government ahead of the planned lifting of restrictions on Friday.

Restaurants and pubs won't be able to insist customers show their Covid pass after 22 October
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Restaurants and pubs won't be able to insist customers show their Covid pass after 22 October

Oct 1st 2021, 6:00 AM 56,622 Views 110 Comments

Leo Varadkar says hospitality venues will be able to operate at full capacity when restrictions are lifted.

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 93,132 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.

Hospitality reps ask for plan on lifting all Covid restrictions, including curfews
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Hospitality reps ask for plan on lifting all Covid restrictions, including curfews

Updated Aug 4th 2021, 10:00 PM 43,833 Views 59 Comments

CEO of the Restaurants Association of Ireland Adrian Cummins has called for the limit on closing times to end from September onwards.

Varadkar says indoor hospitality is 'working well' and urges compliance over bank holiday weekend
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Varadkar says indoor hospitality is 'working well' and urges compliance over bank holiday weekend

Jul 30th 2021, 12:07 PM 17,541 Views 70 Comments

As of Monday, customers can avail of indoor hospitality if they have proof of Covid-19 immunity.

Indoor dining set to reopen after some late-night changes to regulations
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Indoor dining set to reopen after some late-night changes to regulations

Updated Jul 26th 2021, 9:27 AM 57,678 Views 120 Comments

Outdoor dining recommenced last month but many businesses didn’t have capacity to open.

Hospitality owners report online abuse and false bookings by Digital Covid Cert critics
# Open Doors
# Open Doors

Hospitality owners report online abuse and false bookings by Digital Covid Cert critics

Jul 23rd 2021, 3:36 PM 36,178 Views 127 Comments
  • One restaurateur said he had received a message saying: “You’ll get what you deserve", Aoife Barry reports.
  • Some pubs have been reporting receiving abusive phone calls and social media abuse.
  • Telegram users have been encouraging each other to make bookings but leave when asked for their cert.
Time limits on indoor dining set to be scrapped, but 11.30pm closing time to remain
# Fully Vaccinated
# Fully Vaccinated

Time limits on indoor dining set to be scrapped, but 11.30pm closing time to remain

Updated Jul 20th 2021, 7:50 PM 57,181 Views 70 Comments
  • Cabinet will meet tomorrow with 26 July still the target date for full reopening.
  • CO2 monitors will be used in restaurants.
  • Unvaccinated children can accompany adults as long as their table is 2m away from others
Cabinet meets on Wednesday with final sign off on indoor dining reopening expected
# Pubs
# Pubs

Cabinet meets on Wednesday with final sign off on indoor dining reopening expected

Jul 19th 2021, 5:12 PM 14,353 Views 26 Comments

Higher Education Minister Simon Harris said Ireland is the last country in Europe to reopen indoor dining.

Leo Varadkar says 105 minute time-limit for pubs and restaurants is 'under review' and he wants it gone
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Leo Varadkar says 105 minute time-limit for pubs and restaurants is 'under review' and he wants it gone

Jul 13th 2021, 6:38 PM 43,626 Views 58 Comments

The Tánaiste denied that the time limit had no scientific basis.

'There is a short window to get this done': Talks on the reopening of indoor dining set to resume today
# Pubs And Restaurants
# Pubs And Restaurants

'There is a short window to get this done': Talks on the reopening of indoor dining set to resume today

Jul 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 23,252 Views 77 Comments
  • Six proposals will be discussed before a Cabinet meeting on the issue next Tuesday, Christina Finn reports.
  • Sources indicate any return of indoor dining is likely to be in line with advice from NPHET.
  • Talks to centre on use of vaccine passes and antigen testing.
'A hammer-blow': Hospitality sector lashes out at last-minute decision to delay reopening of indoor dining
# Remain Outdoors
# Remain Outdoors

'A hammer-blow': Hospitality sector lashes out at last-minute decision to delay reopening of indoor dining

Jun 29th 2021, 4:05 PM 32,092 Views 99 Comments

The hospitality sector is not happy.

'It's soul-destroying': Last minute decision on indoor dining leaves hospitality on tenterhooks
# Food Chain
# Food Chain

'It's soul-destroying': Last minute decision on indoor dining leaves hospitality on tenterhooks

Jun 28th 2021, 5:50 PM 35,792 Views 73 Comments

From wasted food to cancelled bookings, an extension of restrictions could mean large losses for pubs and restaurants.

Hospitality industry says delayed reopening of sector would have a 'catastrophic' impact on sector
# Hospitality Industry
# Hospitality Industry

Hospitality industry says delayed reopening of sector would have a 'catastrophic' impact on sector

Jun 23rd 2021, 4:01 PM 14,770 Views 60 Comments

Both restaurateurs and vintners’ representatives have called on the Government to explain the impact of the Delta variant.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Jun 21st 2021, 9:00 PM 8,593 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

'It's been emotional': Publicans welcome customers back for outdoor service
# Reopening
# Reopening

'It's been emotional': Publicans welcome customers back for outdoor service

Jun 7th 2021, 7:42 PM 39,268 Views 21 Comments

The sun was shining as some opened their doors for the first time in 15 months.

'Stepping stone to normality': Relief for some, ongoing worries for others as pubs and restaurants open outdoor spaces
# Beer Gardens
# Beer Gardens

'Stepping stone to normality': Relief for some, ongoing worries for others as pubs and restaurants open outdoor spaces

Jun 7th 2021, 12:05 AM 31,708 Views 28 Comments
  • 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.
Varadkar confirms pub and restaurant rules around time limits will be reviewed in a 'few weeks'
# Summer Review
# Summer Review

Varadkar confirms pub and restaurant rules around time limits will be reviewed in a 'few weeks'

May 27th 2021, 2:39 PM 26,012 Views 22 Comments

There was fury from TDs both inside and outside government over the new rules.

New pub and restaurant rules 'savaged' by TDs as Tánaiste indicates further changes into the summer
# 105 Minutes
# 105 Minutes

New pub and restaurant rules 'savaged' by TDs as Tánaiste indicates further changes into the summer

Updated May 26th 2021, 7:46 PM 83,659 Views 73 Comments

A 105-minute time limit will be in place for indoor dining where there is social distancing of one-metre.

Guidelines for return of hospitality delayed for government sign-off
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Guidelines for return of hospitality delayed for government sign-off

Updated May 25th 2021, 6:37 PM 58,234 Views 130 Comments

There is no fixed date set for the return of indoor dining but it’s expected to be some time in July.

Pubs challenge government to open indoor hospitality by 1 July
# Reopening
# Reopening

Pubs challenge government to open indoor hospitality by 1 July

May 23rd 2021, 12:07 PM 43,464 Views 85 Comments

The government is expected to lay out plans for the next stage of easing restrictions this week.

'No time limits' for beer gardens says Varadkar as Dublin's Merrion Row gets summer on-street dining
# The Big Reopening
# The Big Reopening

'No time limits' for beer gardens says Varadkar as Dublin's Merrion Row gets summer on-street dining

Updated May 19th 2021, 6:12 PM 58,391 Views 41 Comments

Varadkar said he hopes that indoor dining could return in “early July”.

Back to the gym, pub, and shops as restrictions ease across the UK
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Back to the gym, pub, and shops as restrictions ease across the UK

Updated Apr 12th 2021, 1:50 PM 38,698 Views 58 Comments

There are variations in the way each part of the UK is easing restrictions today.

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