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# pubs - Today’s News

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

Legislation that allows drinking outside pubs and restaurants extended to November

22 minutes ago 1,158 Views 2 Comments

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

# pubs - Thursday 17 February, 2022

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 11,253 Views 0 Comments

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

# pubs - Monday 14 February, 2022

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 25,102 Views 0 Comments

Human Rights Commission says current law disproportionately impacts minority groups.

# pubs - Friday 21 January, 2022

'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 15,610 Views 9 Comments

Martin announced the news this evening.

# pubs - Thursday 20 January, 2022

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 58,171 Views 74 Comments

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

# pubs - Friday 17 December, 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 154,596 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

# pubs - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

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 31,905 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.

# pubs - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

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 16,507 Views 20 Comments

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

# pubs - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

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 34,880 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”.

# pubs - Thursday 21 October, 2021

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 15,110 Views 72 Comments

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

# pubs - Sunday 17 October, 2021

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 29,651 Views 41 Comments

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

# pubs - Friday 1 October, 2021

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 56,564 Views 110 Comments

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

# pubs - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

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 92,780 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.

# pubs - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

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 43,820 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.

# pubs - Friday 30 July, 2021

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 17,524 Views 70 Comments

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

# pubs - Monday 26 July, 2021

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 57,613 Views 120 Comments

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

# pubs - Friday 23 July, 2021

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 36,126 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.

# pubs - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

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 57,150 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

# pubs - Monday 19 July, 2021

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 14,322 Views 26 Comments

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

# pubs - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

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 43,588 Views 58 Comments

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

# pubs - Thursday 8 July, 2021

'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 23,223 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.

# pubs - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

'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 32,064 Views 99 Comments

The hospitality sector is not happy.

# pubs - Monday 28 June, 2021

'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 35,756 Views 73 Comments

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

# pubs - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

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 14,740 Views 60 Comments

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

# pubs - Monday 21 June, 2021

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

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Jun 21st 2021, 9:00 PM 8,564 Views 0 Comments

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

# pubs - Monday 7 June, 2021

'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 39,250 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 31,670 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.

# pubs - Thursday 27 May, 2021

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 25,972 Views 22 Comments

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

# pubs - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

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 83,623 Views 73 Comments

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

# pubs - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

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 58,209 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 - Sunday 23 May, 2021

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 43,431 Views 85 Comments

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

# pubs - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

'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 58,362 Views 41 Comments

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

# pubs - Monday 12 April, 2021

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 38,683 Views 58 Comments

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

# pubs - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Taoiseach fails to give clarity to publicans on whether €9 meal rule will be scrapped for Summer 2021
# Reopening Plans
# Reopening Plans

Taoiseach fails to give clarity to publicans on whether €9 meal rule will be scrapped for Summer 2021

Updated Mar 23rd 2021, 5:57 PM 60,987 Views 95 Comments

The LVA also wants an end to the distinction between ‘wet’ pubs and venues serving food.

Poll: Should the €9 meal rule be scrapped when pubs reopen?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the €9 meal rule be scrapped when pubs reopen?

Mar 23rd 2021, 8:22 AM 59,924 Views 72 Comments

Publicans are calling for guarantees that the rule won’t be a feature once a wider reopening of society begins.

# pubs - Friday 12 March, 2021

'My face turned white. And here we are, a year on': The workers still waiting to go back, 12 months later
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'My face turned white. And here we are, a year on': The workers still waiting to go back, 12 months later

Mar 12th 2021, 12:05 AM 51,084 Views 34 Comments
  • It's been a year since the Taoiseach's speech from Washington
  • Pubs shut a few days later, and many have remained closed for the past 12 months
  • Workers in the most affected industries are hoping for brighter days ahead, but are realistic about short-term prospects

# pubs - Monday 22 February, 2021

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?

Feb 22nd 2021, 10:29 AM 69,865 Views 93 Comments

The justice minister has said some of the current rules are decades old and need to be modernised.

# pubs - Sunday 21 February, 2021

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 72,848 Views 143 Comments

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

Hospitality workers disappointed by mid-summer reopening, industry warns
# Let Down
# Let Down

Hospitality workers disappointed by mid-summer reopening, industry warns

Feb 21st 2021, 12:08 PM 28,169 Views 61 Comments

The Irish Hotels Federation say a closure until mid-summer would significantly impact the tourism industry.

# pubs - Friday 12 February, 2021

Government drive to 'upskill and reskill' people in the hospitality sector
# Shuttered
# Shuttered

Government drive to 'upskill and reskill' people in the hospitality sector

Feb 12th 2021, 9:26 AM 25,813 Views 33 Comments

Minister Simon Harris said Covid-19 has had a “devastating” effect on the sector.

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