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# pubs - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

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 224,765 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 63,459 Views 89 Comments

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

Poll: Should all pubs be allowed to reopen on 10 August?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should all pubs be allowed to reopen on 10 August?

Aug 4th 2020, 8:16 AM 96,345 Views 157 Comments

NPHET is to deliver its advice on the matter to the government today.

# pubs - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Health Minister says random testing at airports is to be introduced
# Choices
# Choices

Health Minister says random testing at airports is to be introduced

Updated Aug 2nd 2020, 6:55 PM 150,789 Views 203 Comments

Stephen Donnelly refused to be drawn on the impending decision on whether to allow pubs to reopen.

# pubs - 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 32,827 Views 60 Comments

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

# pubs - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Gardaí find 22 more pubs in potential breach of Covid-19 restrictions
# SUBSTANTIAL MEAL
# SUBSTANTIAL MEAL

Gardaí find 22 more pubs in potential breach of Covid-19 restrictions

Jul 29th 2020, 8:04 PM 59,111 Views 59 Comments

Files in relation to these cases have been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# pubs - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

At least 2,450 jobs lost in Dublin pub sector since March, publican reps say
# Pubs
# Pubs

At least 2,450 jobs lost in Dublin pub sector since March, publican reps say

Jul 28th 2020, 12:17 PM 11,458 Views 11 Comments

The LVA has indicated there may also be further significant job losses ahead.

# pubs - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Operation Navigation: Another 20 pubs suspected of breaching Covid-19 restrictions
# Operation Navigation
# Operation Navigation

Operation Navigation: Another 20 pubs suspected of breaching Covid-19 restrictions

Jul 22nd 2020, 7:02 PM 59,794 Views 87 Comments

A total of 59 licenced premises have been caught allegedly breaching regulations since 3 July.

# pubs - Monday 20 July, 2020

Gardaí order Limerick publican to close bar after reopening despite Covid-19 rules
# Limerick
# Limerick

Gardaí order Limerick publican to close bar after reopening despite Covid-19 rules

Jul 20th 2020, 4:12 PM 52,059 Views 63 Comments

Currently only bars that can operate as restaurants are allowed to open.

# pubs - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Tánaiste says there is no guarantee that pubs will reopen on 10 August
# Time Please
# Time Please

Tánaiste says there is no guarantee that pubs will reopen on 10 August

Jul 16th 2020, 1:25 PM 50,554 Views 120 Comments

“There’s a big difference between Portmagee and Dame Lane,” said TD Michael Healy Rae.

# pubs - 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 64,181 Views 159 Comments

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

Eleven more pubs found breaching Covid reopening rules over the weekend
# Operation Navigation
# Operation Navigation

Eleven more pubs found breaching Covid reopening rules over the weekend

Jul 15th 2020, 4:29 PM 54,406 Views 49 Comments

Gardaí carried out thousands of checks over the weekend.

# pubs - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Pubs unsure about reopening next week as NPHET says it's 'too early' to say it'll happen
# Phase 4
# Phase 4

Pubs unsure about reopening next week as NPHET says it's 'too early' to say it'll happen

Jul 14th 2020, 7:34 AM 35,328 Views 55 Comments

The final phase of the government’s reopening is planned for 20 July.

# pubs - Monday 13 July, 2020

'We don't have time to police customers': Bar and restaurant owners call for guidance on tourist quarantine
# Tourism
# Tourism

'We don't have time to police customers': Bar and restaurant owners call for guidance on tourist quarantine

Jul 13th 2020, 1:13 PM 41,467 Views 59 Comments

Some hospitality businesses have turned away tourists who are not following the quarantine advice on arrival in Ireland.

Concern over new Sydney pub cluster as Australia virus cases surge
# Pubs
# Pubs

Concern over new Sydney pub cluster as Australia virus cases surge

Jul 13th 2020, 9:06 AM 45,037 Views 21 Comments

Three pubs were closed after being linked to outbreaks or failing to comply with social distancing requirements.

# pubs - Monday 6 July, 2020

Taoiseach says full reopening of pubs on 20 July 'could be delayed' if the rules are flouted
# Takeaway Pints
# Takeaway Pints

Taoiseach says full reopening of pubs on 20 July 'could be delayed' if the rules are flouted

Updated Jul 6th 2020, 11:15 AM 79,629 Views 139 Comments

Meanwhile the LVA said that the images of drinkers in Dublin over the weekend were a major concern.

# pubs - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Pubs and barbers return on England's 'Super Saturday'
# Published
# Published

Pubs and barbers return on England's 'Super Saturday'

Jul 4th 2020, 12:08 PM 17,317 Views 16 Comments

A major easing of lockdown measures will see restaurants and cinemas also able to open their doors again in England.

'Avoid the places serving 30 pints with a basket of wings': Health experts' advice for Phase 3 socialising
# Pubs
# Pubs

'Avoid the places serving 30 pints with a basket of wings': Health experts' advice for Phase 3 socialising

Jul 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 77,543 Views 74 Comments

Pubs were this week warned of the consequences of failing to follow the current guidance.

# pubs - Friday 3 July, 2020

Garda managers in all areas directed to begin checking pubs for Covid-19 compliance this evening
# Pubs
# Pubs

Garda managers in all areas directed to begin checking pubs for Covid-19 compliance this evening

Jul 3rd 2020, 6:15 PM 54,314 Views 158 Comments

This follows concerns that some licensed premises and customers haven’t been adhering to the public health guidelines.

# pubs - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Boris Johnson urges Brits to 'act responsibly' when pubs open
# Reopening
# Reopening

Boris Johnson urges Brits to 'act responsibly' when pubs open

Jul 2nd 2020, 10:48 PM 18,323 Views 27 Comments

Johnson said the easing of restrictions “is about supporting the livelihoods of business owners”.

Gardaí warn pubs flouting substantial meal and other guidance that they will be conducting checks
# Get Your Chips In
# Get Your Chips In

Gardaí warn pubs flouting substantial meal and other guidance that they will be conducting checks

Jul 2nd 2020, 11:55 AM 72,112 Views 93 Comments

Gardaí and the Licensed Vintners Association say future licence renewals could be at risk for pubs ignoring public health advice.

Guinness Storehouse confirms plans to lay-off some staff when it reopens this month
# The Black Stuff
# The Black Stuff

Guinness Storehouse confirms plans to lay-off some staff when it reopens this month

Jul 2nd 2020, 6:15 AM 18,068 Views 11 Comments

Diageo last week announced a €14 million fund to support pubs recovering from the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown.

# pubs - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Despite some Phase Three optimism, TDs to be told many SMEs are 'dying' due to pandemic
# Bleak Outlook
# Bleak Outlook

Despite some Phase Three optimism, TDs to be told many SMEs are 'dying' due to pandemic

Jun 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 31,575 Views 37 Comments

A worrying picture will be painted when representatives from a number of sectors address TDs today.

# pubs - Monday 29 June, 2020

So what's the 'new normal' like in Dublin's pubs? This reporter volunteered to find out
# Phase Three
# Phase Three

So what's the 'new normal' like in Dublin's pubs? This reporter volunteered to find out

Jun 29th 2020, 7:10 PM 94,901 Views 41 Comments

Just without drinking pints or having a €9 meal.

# pubs - Thursday 25 June, 2020

A fifth of people say they're 'very uncomfortable' about idea of going to the pub, CSO survey finds
# Phase Three
# Phase Three

A fifth of people say they're 'very uncomfortable' about idea of going to the pub, CSO survey finds

Jun 25th 2020, 3:48 PM 17,624 Views 45 Comments

Pubs and bars are set to reopen as restaurants in Ireland on Monday after being closed since March.

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 45,959 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%.

# pubs - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Insurer FBD puts €22m aside to cover potential losses in court case taken by pub owners over Covid-19 cover
# Covid Cover
# Covid Cover

Insurer FBD puts €22m aside to cover potential losses in court case taken by pub owners over Covid-19 cover

Jun 24th 2020, 6:13 PM 13,744 Views 0 Comments

The insurance firm said its policies do not provide cover for a pandemic of this nature.

Guinness launches €14m fund to help Irish pubs recover from Covid-19 lockdown
# My Goodness
# My Goodness

Guinness launches €14m fund to help Irish pubs recover from Covid-19 lockdown

Jun 24th 2020, 6:15 AM 26,777 Views 40 Comments

The company will provide the funding over a two-year period.

# pubs - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Close encounters: As the country gets busier, how do you know if you're a Covid-19 contact?
# Close Contact
# Close Contact

Close encounters: As the country gets busier, how do you know if you're a Covid-19 contact?

Jun 20th 2020, 9:00 PM 40,522 Views 24 Comments

Contacting tracing is going to become increasingly important as bars and cafes re-open.

# pubs - Thursday 18 June, 2020

105-minute time limit in pubs will be in place for just three weeks, says Fáilte Ireland
# Lifting Restrictions
# Lifting Restrictions

105-minute time limit in pubs will be in place for just three weeks, says Fáilte Ireland

Jun 18th 2020, 3:39 PM 43,664 Views 44 Comments

Pubs can serve alcohol along with a ‘substantial meal’ from 29 June.

'There's a lack of understanding of the business': Pubs frustrated by late timing of re-opening guidelines
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'There's a lack of understanding of the business': Pubs frustrated by late timing of re-opening guidelines

Jun 18th 2020, 12:05 AM 25,146 Views 50 Comments

New guidance on the re-opening of pubs was published by Fáilte Ireland last night.

# pubs - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Quiz: Do you recognise these well-known pubs?
# Pub Culture
# Pub Culture

Quiz: Do you recognise these well-known pubs?

Jun 17th 2020, 9:31 PM 46,227 Views 19 Comments

As Ireland anxiously awaits the pubs reopening, test you knowledge of some better-known local haunts around the country.

What exactly can you get for €9 in a pub? A look at Irish pubs and the meals they serve
# Gargle And Grub
# Gargle And Grub

What exactly can you get for €9 in a pub? A look at Irish pubs and the meals they serve

Jun 17th 2020, 5:37 PM 34,807 Views 43 Comments

How far will your €9 stretch in pubs all across the country?

A 'significant meal' may be required in a pub once they reopen - but why €9?
# LIQUOR ACT
# LIQUOR ACT

A 'significant meal' may be required in a pub once they reopen - but why €9?

Jun 17th 2020, 11:18 AM 56,090 Views 115 Comments

Pubs that can serve food are allowed reopen from 29 June.

Poll: Would you go to a pub later this month if you had to spend €9 on a meal?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you go to a pub later this month if you had to spend €9 on a meal?

Jun 17th 2020, 9:32 AM 67,519 Views 92 Comments

Fáilte Ireland has received advice from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre, due to be published later this week.

# pubs - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Pubs expected to serve 'substantial meals' costing at least €9 if they are to reopen on 29 June
# Reopening
# Reopening

Pubs expected to serve 'substantial meals' costing at least €9 if they are to reopen on 29 June

Jun 16th 2020, 10:22 PM 69,851 Views 95 Comments

Fáilte Ireland has received guidance from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre regarding food service businesses.

# pubs - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Poll: Will you go to a pub/restaurant when they're permitted to open on 29 June?
# Peanuts And Pints
# Peanuts And Pints

Poll: Will you go to a pub/restaurant when they're permitted to open on 29 June?

Jun 6th 2020, 9:10 AM 148,921 Views 102 Comments

The government announced the acceleration of the plan to re-open Ireland yesterday.

# pubs - Friday 5 June, 2020

Pubs serving food can reopen on 29 June but with table service only
# Pints
# Pints

Pubs serving food can reopen on 29 June but with table service only

Updated Jun 5th 2020, 7:28 PM 60,811 Views 51 Comments

All other pubs can reopen on 20 July – three weeks earlier than originally planned.

# pubs - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Publicans say they face 87% reduction in capacity with 2m social distancing
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Publicans say they face 87% reduction in capacity with 2m social distancing

May 26th 2020, 2:12 PM 17,774 Views 70 Comments

Yesterday the CMO said the two metre social distancing advice is “not a rule” and it will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

# pubs - Friday 22 May, 2020

Counter screens and hand sanitiser: Wetherspoons outlines plans for how it can re-open its Irish pubs
# Spoons
# Spoons

Counter screens and hand sanitiser: Wetherspoons outlines plans for how it can re-open its Irish pubs

May 22nd 2020, 5:10 PM 34,372 Views 86 Comments

Whenever they re-open, pubs are certain to look very different to how they did before Covid-19.