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# pubs - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Four out of 10 Dublin pubs plan to re-open as restaurants in June
# Back In Business
# Back In Business

Four out of 10 Dublin pubs plan to re-open as restaurants in June

May 20th 2020, 1:48 PM 50,618 Views 98 Comments

The Licensed Vintners Association said many pubs will re-open as restaurants earlier than 10 August.

# pubs - Monday 18 May, 2020

RTÉ mocks up what pubs could look like under the new guidelines and Joe Duffy isn't happy
# Pint Of Pain
# Pint Of Pain

RTÉ mocks up what pubs could look like under the new guidelines and Joe Duffy isn't happy

May 18th 2020, 10:45 PM 175,289 Views 127 Comments

No more than four people would be allowed for every 10 square metres in a premises.

# pubs - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Council told to 'cop on' over plans to reduce outdoor seating for pubs and restaurants
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Council told to 'cop on' over plans to reduce outdoor seating for pubs and restaurants

May 12th 2020, 7:30 AM 53,184 Views 53 Comments

Dublin City Council says it is reviewing rules in relation to outdoor seating due to social distancing guidelines.

# pubs - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

The Explainer: Will it be possible for pubs to open before 10 August?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Will it be possible for pubs to open before 10 August?

May 6th 2020, 6:13 PM 21,770 Views 45 Comments

Is it possible for publicans to get their way?

Poll: Should pubs be allowed to reopen at the same time as cafés and restaurants?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should pubs be allowed to reopen at the same time as cafés and restaurants?

May 6th 2020, 9:44 AM 147,980 Views 188 Comments

There’s been a lot of concern from publicans that they will be the last industry to open.

# pubs - Monday 4 May, 2020

No live music and limited toilet access: publicans groups' radical plans to allow bars to re-open early
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

No live music and limited toilet access: publicans groups' radical plans to allow bars to re-open early

Updated May 4th 2020, 3:23 PM 105,216 Views 177 Comments

Health minister Simon Harris said that the government is open to talking to publicans.

# pubs - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Then and now: Look at these old photos of Dublin - what pub stands there today?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Then and now: Look at these old photos of Dublin - what pub stands there today?

May 3rd 2020, 10:00 PM 4,435 Views 1 Comment

Complete the quiz first, and then come back here for the then and now comparisons.

Quiz: Look at these old photos of Dublin - what pub stands there today?
# Few Jars
# Few Jars

Quiz: Look at these old photos of Dublin - what pub stands there today?

May 3rd 2020, 10:00 PM 100,307 Views 32 Comments

You’d miss pints, wouldn’t you?

# pubs - Friday 1 May, 2020

Publicans not happy restaurants given green light to reopen before bars
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Publicans not happy restaurants given green light to reopen before bars

May 1st 2020, 11:20 PM 74,687 Views 92 Comments

Two groups that represent pubs say delay in reopening will have a devastating impact on the industry.

# pubs - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Vast majority of publicans say they are opposed to restaurants reopening but pubs staying shut
# Opening Times
# Opening Times

Vast majority of publicans say they are opposed to restaurants reopening but pubs staying shut

Apr 30th 2020, 12:12 PM 60,156 Views 101 Comments

Almost seven out of 10 Dublin pubs are willing to reopen with restricted capacities.

# pubs - Saturday 25 April, 2020

After 'traumatic week', publicans looking for light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel
# Vintners
# Vintners

After 'traumatic week', publicans looking for light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel

Apr 25th 2020, 7:00 AM 116,060 Views 70 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris said last week he can’t see “packed pubs” until there’s a Covid-19 vaccine.

# pubs - Monday 20 April, 2020

Taoiseach dismisses idea that €1 should be added the price of a pint when pubs reopen
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Taoiseach dismisses idea that €1 should be added the price of a pint when pubs reopen

Apr 20th 2020, 3:59 PM 72,483 Views 114 Comments

The Taoiseach said he hopes pubs can open again before a vaccine is found.

Poll: Would you pay an extra €10 for a meal to support restaurants after the crisis?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you pay an extra €10 for a meal to support restaurants after the crisis?

Apr 20th 2020, 9:23 AM 98,687 Views 229 Comments

An adviser to the Central Bank has said businesses could be helped by customers paying a Covid-19 supplement.

# pubs - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Pubs not opening until Covid-19 vaccine is found would be 'nightmare scenario', publican reps say
# Pubs
# Pubs

Pubs not opening until Covid-19 vaccine is found would be 'nightmare scenario', publican reps say

Apr 19th 2020, 7:12 PM 115,216 Views 163 Comments

All pubs were ordered to shut last month as restrictions were implemented by the government.

# pubs - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Debunked: A letter stating that pubs will be shut until at least 1 September is a 'complete fabrication'
# Closing Time
# Closing Time

Debunked: A letter stating that pubs will be shut until at least 1 September is a 'complete fabrication'

Apr 16th 2020, 7:49 PM 100,436 Views 81 Comments

It’s a fake.

# pubs - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Minister says he expects insurers to 'play their part and act reasonably' by honouring claims
# Pay Outs
# Pay Outs

Minister says he expects insurers to 'play their part and act reasonably' by honouring claims

Mar 24th 2020, 12:05 PM 26,645 Views 55 Comments

Claims are being rejected as Covid-19 is not on the list of infectious diseases on some policies.

# pubs - Friday 20 March, 2020

New law will empower minister to shut down pubs that refuse to close
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New law will empower minister to shut down pubs that refuse to close

Mar 20th 2020, 6:16 PM 47,987 Views 71 Comments

TD Niall Collins says some pubs have remained open.

# pubs - Friday 3 January, 2020

Any change to pub opening hours would need to be considered 'very, very carefully', says minister
# Opening Hours
# Opening Hours

Any change to pub opening hours would need to be considered 'very, very carefully', says minister

Jan 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 22,568 Views 39 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said nightclub and pub opening hours need to be reformed and brought more in line with other cities in Europe.

# pubs - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Nightclub and pub opening hours are 'archaic' and need to be reformed, says Taoiseach
# Time Please
# Time Please

Nightclub and pub opening hours are 'archaic' and need to be reformed, says Taoiseach

Dec 25th 2019, 8:00 AM 137,878 Views 86 Comments

Leo Varadkar says tourists to Dublin often find Irish night life ‘disappointing’.

# pubs - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Poll: Would you like to see pubs open on Christmas Day?
# Open Sesame
# Open Sesame

Poll: Would you like to see pubs open on Christmas Day?

Nov 14th 2019, 8:11 AM 57,203 Views 134 Comments

The chairperson of the Cork Vintners Association said yesterday that there was no appetite among members to open on Christmas Day.

# pubs - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Consultation to take place on whether Ireland's nightclub opening hours should be updated
# Irish Nightlife
# Irish Nightlife

Consultation to take place on whether Ireland's nightclub opening hours should be updated

Nov 13th 2019, 6:23 PM 24,981 Views 35 Comments

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan is “very keen” to open up a consultation with stakeholders.

# pubs - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Rural pubs will be worst hit if cigarette vending machines banned in pubs, vintners insist
# New Legislation
# New Legislation

Rural pubs will be worst hit if cigarette vending machines banned in pubs, vintners insist

Oct 22nd 2019, 8:21 PM 15,174 Views 37 Comments

Proposed legislation will also be looked at to limit the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under 18 years old.

# pubs - Sunday 28 July, 2019

'There's no question I would have loved another few years in rugby'
# Chubbo
From The42
# Chubbo

'There's no question I would have loved another few years in rugby'

Jul 28th 2019, 8:00 AM 46,700 Views 6 Comments

Eoin O’Malley was forced to retire at 25 but has made a success of life post-rugby.

# pubs - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Government considering staggered closing times and 'night mayors' to enhance Irish nightlife
# City Culture
# City Culture

Government considering staggered closing times and 'night mayors' to enhance Irish nightlife

May 8th 2019, 7:23 PM 36,491 Views 54 Comments

The minister has suggested a night mayor for cities such as Dublin could be beneficial.

# pubs - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Most Dublin pubs expect to grow in 2019 as gin trend continues, but they're worried about Brexit
# Cheers
# Cheers

Most Dublin pubs expect to grow in 2019 as gin trend continues, but they're worried about Brexit

Mar 19th 2019, 9:16 AM 15,923 Views 28 Comments

Publicans are also concerned about the impact of the recent increase in VAT.

# pubs - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Taxi group suggests 'village drivers' could be the answer to rural transport problem
# Taxi Service
# Taxi Service

Taxi group suggests 'village drivers' could be the answer to rural transport problem

Feb 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 21,953 Views 71 Comments

A subsidy will be required to make it attractive for drivers to offer the service.

# pubs - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Poll: Should the Dáil bar be closed down?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Dáil bar be closed down?

Dec 18th 2018, 8:03 AM 72,125 Views 105 Comments

A motion calling for the closure of the Dáil bar has been passed by the Kerry Vintners’ Federation.

# pubs - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

7 of the best old-fashioned pubs around Ireland, according to the man who knows best
# Cosy Pints
# Cosy Pints

7 of the best old-fashioned pubs around Ireland, according to the man who knows best

Nov 21st 2018, 4:45 PM 34,917 Views 24 Comments

Shane O’Donoghue, who runs Rural Pub Tours, shares his favourites.

# pubs - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'They're dropping like flies': Why Cork pubs have been closing in droves
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

'They're dropping like flies': Why Cork pubs have been closing in droves

Sep 20th 2018, 4:01 PM 22,586 Views 13 Comments

The Rebel County has lost more than 300 venues over a little more than a decade.

# pubs - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

The 9 secrets of being a great bartender, according to veteran Irish bar staff
# Have Ye No Homes
# Have Ye No Homes

The 9 secrets of being a great bartender, according to veteran Irish bar staff

Sep 19th 2018, 4:22 PM 14,825 Views 13 Comments

The unsung heroes of the pub.

# pubs - Thursday 23 August, 2018

These counties have seen the biggest decline in pubs over a decade
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

These counties have seen the biggest decline in pubs over a decade

Aug 23rd 2018, 3:47 PM 1,081 Views 0 Comments

There were nearly 1,500 fewer pubs in Ireland last year than in 2005.

# pubs - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Publicans 'may feel under pressure' as Sky takes 100s of cases against pubs illegally showing matches
# High Cost
# High Cost

Publicans 'may feel under pressure' as Sky takes 100s of cases against pubs illegally showing matches

Jul 8th 2018, 10:00 PM 69,336 Views 65 Comments

Sky says it takes the matters to court to protect its actual customers, while publicans say the cost of a subscription is too costly.

# pubs - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

12 sun-soaked snapshots from Ireland's beer gardens in the hot weather
# Snapshot
# Snapshot

12 sun-soaked snapshots from Ireland's beer gardens in the hot weather

Jun 27th 2018, 4:38 PM 1,320 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s best outdoor areas for a cold pint with pals.

# pubs - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Wetherspoon won't be pulling champagne and German beer from Irish pubs after Brexit
# Spoons
# Spoons

Wetherspoon won't be pulling champagne and German beer from Irish pubs after Brexit

Jun 13th 2018, 10:03 PM 27,338 Views 49 Comments

It is doing so in the UK.

# pubs - Friday 30 March, 2018

Poll: Did you go to the pub today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you go to the pub today?

Mar 30th 2018, 5:00 PM 40,325 Views 69 Comments

For the first time in nearly a century the pubs in Ireland are open today.

Cork's oldest pub landlady, 98, will be pulling pints on Good Friday for the first time
# Maura Hallinan
# Maura Hallinan

Cork's oldest pub landlady, 98, will be pulling pints on Good Friday for the first time

Mar 30th 2018, 1:24 PM 56,884 Views 26 Comments

Maura Hallinan was just eight years old when the ban on pubs opening on Good Friday was enacted.

# pubs - Friday 16 February, 2018

Irish people spent over €1.3 billion on internet shopping last year - most of us used our debit cards

Irish people spent over €1.3 billion on internet shopping last year - most of us used our debit cards

Feb 16th 2018, 8:35 PM 12,027 Views 49 Comments

Irish people spent a total of €1.34 billion in December on internet shopping.

# pubs - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Which county in Ireland has the most pubs per person?
# Way Out West
# Way Out West

Which county in Ireland has the most pubs per person?

Feb 15th 2018, 8:19 AM 106,272 Views 77 Comments

AIB’s Pubs Outlook looked at the state of the Irish pub sector, and predicts further growth in 2018.

# pubs - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Wallace tells minister: 'It's not possible for brewery visitors to drink as much craft beer as commercial beer'
# Microbreweries
# Microbreweries

Wallace tells minister: 'It's not possible for brewery visitors to drink as much craft beer as commercial beer'

Feb 14th 2018, 7:44 PM 24,165 Views 27 Comments

The bill aims to allow craft brewers sell their beer to visitors on their premises.

# pubs - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Waste, turtles, and money: Why Irish pubs and cafés are ditching plastic straws
# Final Straw
# Final Straw

Waste, turtles, and money: Why Irish pubs and cafés are ditching plastic straws

Feb 3rd 2018, 7:00 AM 42,765 Views 21 Comments

We talked to them to find out more about the reasons behind the decision.