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# Pubs

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Quiz: Do you recognise these well-known pubs?
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
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?
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?
Fáilte Ireland has received advice from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre, due to be published later this week.
Pubs expected to serve 'substantial meals' costing at least €9 if they are to reopen on 29 June
Fáilte Ireland has received guidance from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre regarding food service businesses.
Poll: Will you go to a pub/restaurant when they're permitted to open on 29 June?
The government announced the acceleration of the plan to re-open Ireland yesterday.
Pubs serving food can reopen on 29 June but with table service only
All other pubs can reopen on 20 July – three weeks earlier than originally planned.
Publicans say they face 87% reduction in capacity with 2m social distancing
Yesterday the CMO said the two metre social distancing advice is “not a rule” and it will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.
Counter screens and hand sanitiser: Wetherspoons outlines plans for how it can re-open its Irish pubs
Whenever they re-open, pubs are certain to look very different to how they did before Covid-19.
Four out of 10 Dublin pubs plan to re-open as restaurants in June
The Licensed Vintners Association said many pubs will re-open as restaurants earlier than 10 August.
RTÉ mocks up what pubs could look like under the new guidelines and Joe Duffy isn't happy
No more than four people would be allowed for every 10 square metres in a premises.
Council told to 'cop on' over plans to reduce outdoor seating for pubs and restaurants
Dublin City Council says it is reviewing rules in relation to outdoor seating due to social distancing guidelines.
The Explainer: Will it be possible for pubs to open before 10 August?
Is it possible for publicans to get their way?
Poll: Should pubs be allowed to reopen at the same time as cafés and restaurants?
There’s been a lot of concern from publicans that they will be the last industry to open.
No live music and limited toilet access: publicans groups' radical plans to allow bars to re-open early
Health minister Simon Harris said that the government is open to talking to publicans.
Then and now: Look at these old photos of Dublin - what pub stands there today?
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?
You’d miss pints, wouldn’t you?
Publicans not happy restaurants given green light to reopen before bars
Two groups that represent pubs say delay in reopening will have a devastating impact on the industry.
Vast majority of publicans say they are opposed to restaurants reopening but pubs staying shut
Almost seven out of 10 Dublin pubs are willing to reopen with restricted capacities.
After 'traumatic week', publicans looking for light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel
Health Minister Simon Harris said last week he can’t see “packed pubs” until there’s a Covid-19 vaccine.
Taoiseach dismisses idea that €1 should be added the price of a pint when pubs reopen
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?
An adviser to the Central Bank has said businesses could be helped by customers paying a Covid-19 supplement.
Pubs not opening until Covid-19 vaccine is found would be 'nightmare scenario', publican reps say
All pubs were ordered to shut last month as restrictions were implemented by the government.
Debunked: A letter stating that pubs will be shut until at least 1 September is a 'complete fabrication'
It’s a fake.
Minister says he expects insurers to 'play their part and act reasonably' by honouring claims
Claims are being rejected as Covid-19 is not on the list of infectious diseases on some policies.
New law will empower minister to shut down pubs that refuse to close
TD Niall Collins says some pubs have remained open.
Any change to pub opening hours would need to be considered 'very, very carefully', says minister
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said nightclub and pub opening hours need to be reformed and brought more in line with other cities in Europe.
Nightclub and pub opening hours are 'archaic' and need to be reformed, says Taoiseach
Leo Varadkar says tourists to Dublin often find Irish night life ‘disappointing’.
Poll: Would you like to see pubs open on Christmas Day?
The chairperson of the Cork Vintners Association said yesterday that there was no appetite among members to open on Christmas Day.
Consultation to take place on whether Ireland's nightclub opening hours should be updated
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan is “very keen” to open up a consultation with stakeholders.
Rural pubs will be worst hit if cigarette vending machines banned in pubs, vintners insist
Proposed legislation will also be looked at to limit the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under 18 years old.
'There's no question I would have loved another few years in rugby'
Eoin O’Malley was forced to retire at 25 but has made a success of life post-rugby.
Government considering staggered closing times and 'night mayors' to enhance Irish nightlife
The minister has suggested a night mayor for cities such as Dublin could be beneficial.
Most Dublin pubs expect to grow in 2019 as gin trend continues, but they're worried about Brexit
Publicans are also concerned about the impact of the recent increase in VAT.
Taxi group suggests 'village drivers' could be the answer to rural transport problem
A subsidy will be required to make it attractive for drivers to offer the service.
Poll: Should the Dáil bar be closed down?
A motion calling for the closure of the Dáil bar has been passed by the Kerry Vintners’ Federation.
7 of the best old-fashioned pubs around Ireland, according to the man who knows best
Shane O’Donoghue, who runs Rural Pub Tours, shares his favourites.
'They're dropping like flies': Why Cork pubs have been closing in droves
The Rebel County has lost more than 300 venues over a little more than a decade.
The 9 secrets of being a great bartender, according to veteran Irish bar staff
The unsung heroes of the pub.
These counties have seen the biggest decline in pubs over a decade
There were nearly 1,500 fewer pubs in Ireland last year than in 2005.