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# 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

Thu 4:50 PM 14,832 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 29,425 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 52,667 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 88,429 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 43,788 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 17,510 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 57,419 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 36,048 Views 128 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 57,014 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 14,314 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 43,500 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 23,210 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 32,055 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 35,734 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 14,729 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 8,557 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 39,213 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 31,530 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 25,955 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 83,597 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 58,115 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 43,398 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 58,326 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 38,664 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 60,918 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 59,845 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 50,999 Views 35 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 69,825 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 72,751 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 28,163 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 25,752 Views 33 Comments

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

# pubs - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

'Forget about takeaway pints': Taoiseach hits out at selling drink on streets – but no ban
# Take Away Takeaway
# Take Away Takeaway

'Forget about takeaway pints': Taoiseach hits out at selling drink on streets – but no ban

Jan 6th 2021, 6:03 PM 80,659 Views 75 Comments

Licensing laws do not prohibit takeaway alcohol being sold.

# pubs - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Restaurants and pubs to close from 3pm as new Covid-19 restrictions kick in
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Restaurants and pubs to close from 3pm as new Covid-19 restrictions kick in

Dec 24th 2020, 2:06 PM 27,833 Views 54 Comments

It is not clear when these businesses will be able to reopen.

# pubs - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Pub and restaurants expected to close their doors on 30 Dec, while inter-county travel set to continue until 6 January
# Post-Christmas
# Post-Christmas

Pub and restaurants expected to close their doors on 30 Dec, while inter-county travel set to continue until 6 January

Dec 19th 2020, 12:21 AM 98,831 Views 133 Comments

Cabinet will meet on Tuesday to sign off on new post-Christmas restrictions.

# pubs - Monday 7 December, 2020

Government makes plea against restaurant 'no shows' and customers staying longer 'buying rounds'
# Bookings
# Bookings

Government makes plea against restaurant 'no shows' and customers staying longer 'buying rounds'

Dec 7th 2020, 12:21 PM 41,579 Views 36 Comments

Government official Liz Canavan said today that pubs and restaurants “had a good weekend”.

# pubs - Friday 4 December, 2020

Quiz: Where are these pubs located?
# Let's Get Quizzical
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: Where are these pubs located?

Dec 4th 2020, 9:30 PM 55,057 Views 44 Comments

Test your knowledge of pubs from a whole host of counties.

Poll: Do you plan on going to a restaurant/gastropub this weekend?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you plan on going to a restaurant/gastropub this weekend?

Dec 4th 2020, 7:51 AM 47,685 Views 87 Comments

Restaurants and gastropubs are allowed to reopen from today.

# pubs - Friday 27 November, 2020

Taoiseach says 'strong evidence' that reopening wet pubs would mean 'far higher numbers far faster'
# Zero Pubs Of Christmas
# Zero Pubs Of Christmas

Taoiseach says 'strong evidence' that reopening wet pubs would mean 'far higher numbers far faster'

Updated Nov 27th 2020, 8:59 PM 52,732 Views 163 Comments

Restaurants will be allowed reopen from next Friday.

Cabinet to meet this afternoon to finalise details of Covid-19 restrictions for Christmas
# Level Five
# Level Five

Cabinet to meet this afternoon to finalise details of Covid-19 restrictions for Christmas

Updated Nov 27th 2020, 12:10 PM 50,178 Views 78 Comments
  • Retailers, gyms and hairdressers are expected to reopen on Tuesday.
  • Cabinet is to decide on when household restrictions will be relaxed this afternoon.
  • A nationwide address by the Taoiseach on the new rules is expected this evening.

# pubs - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Health minister says large crowds drinking alcohol outside has 'taken off at scale' the last number of days
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Health minister says large crowds drinking alcohol outside has 'taken off at scale' the last number of days

Updated Nov 17th 2020, 6:00 PM 69,348 Views 129 Comments

Cabinet abandoned plans to introduce fines for drinking takeaway pints outside today.

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