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# pubs - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Publicans: 'It would be a body blow if Dublin pubs have to remain closed'
# Opening The Doors
# Opening The Doors

Publicans: 'It would be a body blow if Dublin pubs have to remain closed'

Sep 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 29,705 Views 54 Comments

Yesterday, Cabinet agreed that ‘wet’ pubs can reopen their doors on 21 September.

# pubs - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Pubs may not reopen and other businesses may close if Covid situation gets worse, government admits
# Trajectory
# Trajectory

Pubs may not reopen and other businesses may close if Covid situation gets worse, government admits

Sep 8th 2020, 7:09 PM 51,808 Views 79 Comments

Cabinet ministers have highlighted that case numbers have not resulted in a big hike in ICU, hospitalisation numbers, or deaths.

'Families have suffered enough': Emotional scenes outside the Dáil as publicans demand 'fair play'
# Protest
# Protest

'Families have suffered enough': Emotional scenes outside the Dáil as publicans demand 'fair play'

Sep 8th 2020, 1:19 PM 21,084 Views 34 Comments

The pubs have been given the green light to reopen on 21 September.

Pubs given green light to reopen from 21 September
# Vintner Is Coming
# Vintner Is Coming

Pubs given green light to reopen from 21 September

Sep 8th 2020, 11:37 AM 159,513 Views 181 Comments

Cabinet agreed that pubs which do not serve food can reopen from 21 September, subject to local restrictions.

Poll: Will you be happy if pubs reopen this month?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be happy if pubs reopen this month?

Sep 8th 2020, 10:06 AM 59,171 Views 115 Comments

Cabinet is expected to permit the reopening of wet pubs from 21 September.

Cabinet expected to permit reopening of pubs from 21 September
# Wet Pubs
# Wet Pubs

Cabinet expected to permit reopening of pubs from 21 September

Sep 8th 2020, 7:46 AM 38,735 Views 30 Comments

Local restrictions may be implemented in some areas with high incidence of Covid-19, however.

# pubs - Monday 7 September, 2020

Tánaiste says no date agreed for 'wet pubs' reopening, but new roadmap will provide certainty to the public
# Government Roadmap
# Government Roadmap

Tánaiste says no date agreed for 'wet pubs' reopening, but new roadmap will provide certainty to the public

Sep 7th 2020, 1:38 PM 29,934 Views 40 Comments

“No one in Ireland has died of Covid in the last 14 days,” Leo Varadkar said today.

# pubs - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sep 6th 2020, 7:57 PM 22,207 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on all that made the headlines.

Everyone out by 11.30pm and no time limits where 2m distance maintained - Draft guidelines for pub reopening
# Pubs
# Pubs

Everyone out by 11.30pm and no time limits where 2m distance maintained - Draft guidelines for pub reopening

Sep 6th 2020, 4:35 PM 186,151 Views 140 Comments

Under the draft guidelines group numbers would still be limited to six people from no more than three households.

# pubs - Saturday 5 September, 2020

How does Ireland's approach to reopening pubs compare to other countries?
# Pub Crawl
# Pub Crawl

How does Ireland's approach to reopening pubs compare to other countries?

Sep 5th 2020, 12:05 AM 51,387 Views 60 Comments

Ireland is the only country in Europe in which pubs that do not serve food are still fully closed.

# pubs - Friday 4 September, 2020

Requirement to keep food details designed to 'crack down' on misbehaving pubs, Varadkar says
# 28 Days Later
# 28 Days Later

Requirement to keep food details designed to 'crack down' on misbehaving pubs, Varadkar says

Updated Sep 4th 2020, 5:15 PM 74,151 Views 215 Comments

Minister Simon Harris said the government doesn’t care “whether you went for the banoffee”.

'Some people are getting a little terrorised': Tánaiste says we should not be obsessing about daily Covid numbers
# Nphet
# Nphet

'Some people are getting a little terrorised': Tánaiste says we should not be obsessing about daily Covid numbers

Sep 4th 2020, 4:25 PM 26,495 Views 51 Comments

Leo Varadkar said the publication of daily figures should continue but said more ‘common sense’ needed to be heard now.

# pubs - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Publicans blast 'crazy' new rule requiring details of food orders to be kept for 28 days
# SUBSTANTIAL MEAL
# SUBSTANTIAL MEAL

Publicans blast 'crazy' new rule requiring details of food orders to be kept for 28 days

Updated Sep 3rd 2020, 7:55 PM 51,472 Views 141 Comments

One Fianna Fáil TD condemned the new rules as ‘authoritarian’.

Pub reopening guidelines will be issued 'shortly', says Taoiseach as he meets protesting publicans
# Pubs Reopening
# Pubs Reopening

Pub reopening guidelines will be issued 'shortly', says Taoiseach as he meets protesting publicans

Sep 3rd 2020, 4:56 PM 28,662 Views 64 Comments

‘We do want to open up other sectors of the economy, including pubs,’ said the Taoiseach.

Taoiseach says hospitality sector was among worst affected by Covid as he launches tax credit scheme
# Stay And Spend
# Stay And Spend

Taoiseach says hospitality sector was among worst affected by Covid as he launches tax credit scheme

Sep 3rd 2020, 2:15 PM 32,492 Views 50 Comments

A new scheme will provide a maximum of €125 in income tax credits to taxpayers who spend up to €625 in the hospitality sector.

Total of five Covid outbreaks in pubs reported during pandemic
# Pubs Reopening
# Pubs Reopening

Total of five Covid outbreaks in pubs reported during pandemic

Sep 3rd 2020, 11:47 AM 65,679 Views 67 Comments

There is a push to get pubs open next month.

# pubs - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Varadkar tells FG members Ireland is an outlier in terms of Covid rules on pubs and international travel
# IRELAND'S ROADMAP
# IRELAND'S ROADMAP

Varadkar tells FG members Ireland is an outlier in terms of Covid rules on pubs and international travel

Sep 2nd 2020, 7:38 PM 58,071 Views 87 Comments

Varadkar said he wouldn’t be surprised if Ireland loses the Trade Commissioner role.

Gardaí find 21 new potential breaches of Covid-19 restrictions in pubs
# Operation Navigation
# Operation Navigation

Gardaí find 21 new potential breaches of Covid-19 restrictions in pubs

Sep 2nd 2020, 5:18 PM 30,116 Views 68 Comments

The total number of breaches in pubs now stands at 185.

Schools are open, pubs are next: Government aims to reopen pubs 'as early as possible'
# Vintner Is Coming
# Vintner Is Coming

Schools are open, pubs are next: Government aims to reopen pubs 'as early as possible'

Updated Sep 2nd 2020, 12:55 PM 101,721 Views 91 Comments

Ireland is the only country in the whole of Europe where pubs remain closed.

# pubs - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Vintners say thousands of pubs face defaulting on loans as six-month mortgage moratorium due to end
# In Trouble
# In Trouble

Vintners say thousands of pubs face defaulting on loans as six-month mortgage moratorium due to end

Sep 1st 2020, 12:51 PM 27,239 Views 95 Comments

Pubs were given a six-month moratorium on their mortgages.

# pubs - Monday 31 August, 2020

Acting CMO: 'I'm not sure a situation like Killarney would be avoided by opening pubs'
# Kerry
# Kerry

Acting CMO: 'I'm not sure a situation like Killarney would be avoided by opening pubs'

Aug 31st 2020, 7:24 PM 34,584 Views 73 Comments

This morning Independent TD Michael Health-Rae said people would get alcohol “in a measured and sensible way” if pubs re-opened.

Insurer's bid to halt ombudsman investigation to be 'vigorously opposed', court told
# High Court
# High Court

Insurer's bid to halt ombudsman investigation to be 'vigorously opposed', court told

Aug 31st 2020, 5:37 PM 21,953 Views 0 Comments

The case was heard in the High Court today.

Drinks Industry Group claims Government support package 'fails to grasp' reality
# Pubs
# Pubs

Drinks Industry Group claims Government support package 'fails to grasp' reality

Aug 31st 2020, 9:14 AM 19,871 Views 53 Comments

The Government last week announced a €16 million support package for pubs around the country.

# pubs - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Poll: Should the Government allow all pubs to reopen?
# Wet Pubs
# Wet Pubs

Poll: Should the Government allow all pubs to reopen?

Aug 29th 2020, 8:20 AM 91,441 Views 191 Comments

It emerged yesterday that Ireland is the only country in the EU which has not yet allowed all pubs to reopen

# pubs - Friday 28 August, 2020

Publicans dismiss €16 million government support package for pubs as 'crumbs'
# Cocktail Of Measures
# Cocktail Of Measures

Publicans dismiss €16 million government support package for pubs as 'crumbs'

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 8:02 PM 43,031 Views 91 Comments

Pubs that don’t serve food were to reopen on Monday but that now won’t happen.

Ireland is the only country in Europe where wet pubs are fully closed, says Varadkar
# Time Please
# Time Please

Ireland is the only country in Europe where wet pubs are fully closed, says Varadkar

Aug 28th 2020, 7:54 PM 98,937 Views 81 Comments

NPHET has been asked to work on guidelines that would allow for the safe reopening of all pubs.

Gardaí will be allowed shut down pubs that breach public health guidelines
# Cabinet Meeting
# Cabinet Meeting

Gardaí will be allowed shut down pubs that breach public health guidelines

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 7:05 PM 41,441 Views 145 Comments

Gardaí will first give a compliance notice to a pub owner asking them to address any issues identified.

Sale of alcohol should be restricted if we're facing another lockdown, Vintners' Federation says
# Prohibition
# Prohibition

Sale of alcohol should be restricted if we're facing another lockdown, Vintners' Federation says

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 1:32 PM 207,434 Views 266 Comments

CEO Padraig Cribben said restrictions on the sale of alcohol from off licences and supermarkets should be considered.

# pubs - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Gardaí find 26 incidents of pubs potentially serving drink but no food last week
# Public Health Guidelines
# Public Health Guidelines

Gardaí find 26 incidents of pubs potentially serving drink but no food last week

Aug 26th 2020, 6:02 PM 59,951 Views 68 Comments

Out of thousands of checks in pubs that have taken place last week (17-23 August), 26 potential breaches were found.

# pubs - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

138 pubs now facing potential prosecution over possible breaches in Covid-19 regulations
# Pubs
# Pubs

138 pubs now facing potential prosecution over possible breaches in Covid-19 regulations

Aug 19th 2020, 4:24 PM 34,712 Views 78 Comments

Files are being prepared for the DPP.

# pubs - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Decision on re-opening of 'wet pubs' still expected by end of August, Taoiseach confirms
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Decision on re-opening of 'wet pubs' still expected by end of August, Taoiseach confirms

Aug 18th 2020, 7:20 PM 39,597 Views 54 Comments

It comes despite new government guidance on Covid-19 lasting until 13 September.

# pubs - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

126 pubs facing criminal prosecution for flouting Covid guidelines
# Under Investigation
# Under Investigation

126 pubs facing criminal prosecution for flouting Covid guidelines

Aug 12th 2020, 8:04 PM 65,536 Views 87 Comments

Files are being prepared for the DPP.

Publicans 'not optimistic' about September reopening as Tánaiste acknowledges their 'sacrifice for society'
# Funding
# Funding

Publicans 'not optimistic' about September reopening as Tánaiste acknowledges their 'sacrifice for society'

Updated Aug 12th 2020, 3:57 PM 44,523 Views 72 Comments

Publicans also want the PUP and wage subsidy scheme levels to remain at current rates for closed pubs until they reopen.

# pubs - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Government releases evidence it relied on to justify delaying the reopening of pubs
# Shut Down
# Shut Down

Government releases evidence it relied on to justify delaying the reopening of pubs

Updated Aug 6th 2020, 10:56 PM 89,876 Views 214 Comments

The VFI called for the evidence linking Covid-19 spikes to pubs reopening to be published.

# pubs - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

The Explainer: Why is Ireland delaying the reopening of pubs again?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Why is Ireland delaying the reopening of pubs again?

Aug 5th 2020, 7:30 PM 21,088 Views 46 Comments

Why was the decision made, and what sort of risks were being balanced? That’s what we’re looking at in this week’s podcast.

Health Minister says there is 'international evidence' that reopening the pubs would see cases increase
# Stephen Donnelly
# Stephen Donnelly

Health Minister says there is 'international evidence' that reopening the pubs would see cases increase

Aug 5th 2020, 8:53 AM 32,184 Views 142 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has also said there is not guarantee that pubs will reopen this year.

Poll: Do you agree with the latest measures taken by government to curb the spread of Covid-19?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with the latest measures taken by government to curb the spread of Covid-19?

Aug 5th 2020, 8:27 AM 67,730 Views 171 Comments

The Taoiseach said yesterday he had “enormous sympathy” for the plight of publicans.

'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 67,939 Views 68 Comments

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

# pubs - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Restaurants and pubs serving food will have to close at 11pm from Monday, Taoiseach says
# Restaurants
# Restaurants

Restaurants and pubs serving food will have to close at 11pm from Monday, Taoiseach says

Aug 4th 2020, 7:57 PM 163,351 Views 231 Comments

The government has decided against allowing pubs that don’t serve food to reopen on 10 August.

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 44,821 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.