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# reopening - Friday 22 October, 2021

'Total betrayal': Hospitality stakeholders unhappy tickets required for nightclub access
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'Total betrayal': Hospitality stakeholders unhappy tickets required for nightclub access

Fri 8:31 PM 44,790 Views 62 Comments

Newly published guidelines state anyone attending a nightclub will need to have purchased a ticket.

Nightclubs and entertainers gear up for reopening despite earlier uncertainty on guidelines
# Reopening
# Reopening

Nightclubs and entertainers gear up for reopening despite earlier uncertainty on guidelines

Updated Fri 3:38 PM 18,694 Views 23 Comments
  • Musicians and entertainers say they have already had cancellations due to the lack of clarity.
  • There is a concern that this industry will be blamed if Covid numbers continue to rise.
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin has defended the government's handling of the issue.
Dressing rooms to reopen and water breaks to stay, GAA announce
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From The42
# Reopening

Dressing rooms to reopen and water breaks to stay, GAA announce

Updated Fri 3:04 PM 14,006 Views 4 Comments

Fully-vaccinated panels can again use the locker-rooms.

# reopening - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Poll: Would you walk out of a pub or restaurant if they didn't check your Covid cert on entry?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you walk out of a pub or restaurant if they didn't check your Covid cert on entry?

Thu 8:14 AM 70,594 Views 159 Comments

Covid-19 Digital Certificates will still be required for indoor hospitality from tomorrow.

# reopening - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

'When were you last in a nightclub, Taoiseach?': Calls for clarity on new rules as talks resume
# Reopening Rules
# Reopening Rules

'When were you last in a nightclub, Taoiseach?': Calls for clarity on new rules as talks resume

Updated Wed 3:00 PM 37,145 Views 36 Comments
  • It was confirmed yesterday that nightclubs will be allowed to reopen as planned this Friday, 22 October.
  • However, sectoral guidance is still being developed for the industry.
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he accepts that the sector "need clarity".
Poll: Would you be happy to go to a nightclub in the next few months?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you be happy to go to a nightclub in the next few months?

Wed 8:16 AM 57,038 Views 56 Comments

Nightclubs are set to reopen this Friday.

# reopening - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Opinion: Today's announcement was a shambles - the live events sector is now on its knees
# Reopening
# Reopening

Opinion: Today's announcement was a shambles - the live events sector is now on its knees

Tue 7:30 PM 43,926 Views 30 Comments

Concert promoter Shane Dunne reacts to the latest government announcement on the live events sector.

Another reopening delay: Back to basics and back to the dancefloor
# Covid Restrictions
# Covid Restrictions

Another reopening delay: Back to basics and back to the dancefloor

Tue 6:55 PM 15,371 Views 11 Comments

An extract from The Journal’s coronavirus newsletter.

# reopening - Sunday 17 October, 2021

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective

Oct 17th 2021, 9:32 AM 29,159 Views 74 Comments

Public health officials yesterday confirmed a further 2,180 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

# reopening - Friday 15 October, 2021

India reopens for foreign tourists on charter flights as Covid-19 cases decline
# Reopening
# Reopening

India reopens for foreign tourists on charter flights as Covid-19 cases decline

Oct 15th 2021, 9:21 AM 8,281 Views 5 Comments

Foreign tourists on regular flights will then be able to enter India starting on 15 November.

# reopening - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

'No decision' yet on lifting Covid measures as Taoiseach cites 'wrong turn' in virus trajectory
# Reopening
# Reopening

'No decision' yet on lifting Covid measures as Taoiseach cites 'wrong turn' in virus trajectory

Updated Oct 13th 2021, 6:35 PM 75,774 Views 130 Comments

A meeting of senior officials this afternoon heard that Ireland’s Covid-19 situation has taken an unexpected turn.

# reopening - Monday 11 October, 2021

Sydney reopens to the vaccinated after 100-plus days of lockdown
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney reopens to the vaccinated after 100-plus days of lockdown

Oct 11th 2021, 7:39 AM 10,299 Views 11 Comments

Melbourne, however, continues to lag behind while jab rates gradually increase.

# reopening - Saturday 11 September, 2021

Explainer: How schools are handling Covid-19 pressure not long after reopening
# Children
# Children

Explainer: How schools are handling Covid-19 pressure not long after reopening

Sep 11th 2021, 7:00 AM 16,386 Views 9 Comments

Schools reopened their doors to pupils over the last couple of weeks – how have they been dealing with Covid cases?

# reopening - Friday 27 August, 2021

As it happened: Offices to reopen and live events to return on 'phased basis' over Sept and Oct
Live Aug 27th 2021, 6:15 PM

As it happened: Offices to reopen and live events to return on 'phased basis' over Sept and Oct

  • Catherine Martin said she wants to see “an easing of restrictions in September for our musicians, for our artists”.
  • Eamon Ryan said there is a potential for public transport to return to 100% capacity next month under plans being discussed.
  • Minister Ryan also said confirmations and communions could possibly recommence from September.

# reopening - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

Entertainment Industry group 'disappointed' after meeting with Minister
# Keep An Ear Out
# Keep An Ear Out

Entertainment Industry group 'disappointed' after meeting with Minister

Updated Aug 18th 2021, 10:00 PM 39,945 Views 81 Comments

Musicians and entertainers want the government to set a timeline for when live events can return.

# reopening - Thursday 12 August, 2021

New Zealand plans to reopen borders early next year
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

New Zealand plans to reopen borders early next year

Aug 12th 2021, 12:34 PM 17,441 Views 31 Comments

Officials also said they would delay second shots of the Pfizer vaccine in order to speed up first shots.

# reopening - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Roadmap to easing hospitality restrictions ‘to be drawn up’
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Roadmap to easing hospitality restrictions ‘to be drawn up’

Aug 5th 2021, 7:59 AM 19,293 Views 22 Comments

Government officials and representatives from the hospitality industry had a “robust and engaging conversation”.

# reopening - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Offices likely to be in a position to begin reopening in September, minister says
# Reopening
# Reopening

Offices likely to be in a position to begin reopening in September, minister says

Jul 29th 2021, 9:21 AM 25,544 Views 34 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan said the return to offices will be “done on a staged basis”.

# reopening - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Some pubs and restaurants aren't reopening indoor dining over health and logistical concerns
# Not Yet
# Not Yet

Some pubs and restaurants aren't reopening indoor dining over health and logistical concerns

Jul 24th 2021, 9:00 AM 49,544 Views 125 Comments

Unvaccinated staff, fear of public backlash and no counter service are among the reasons some pubs and restaurants aren’t reopening indoor areas.

# reopening - 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.

# reopening - Monday 19 July, 2021

Nightclubs reopen their doors as last remaining Covid-19 restrictions lifted in England
# Freedom Day
# Freedom Day

Nightclubs reopen their doors as last remaining Covid-19 restrictions lifted in England

Jul 19th 2021, 6:56 AM 50,073 Views 47 Comments

Legal mandates covering the wearing of masks and working from home have been scrapped.

# reopening - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

People will have to 'buy into' compliance with new indoor dining rules, Taoiseach says
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

People will have to 'buy into' compliance with new indoor dining rules, Taoiseach says

Updated Jul 13th 2021, 9:34 AM 47,341 Views 147 Comments

Opposition parties will also be briefed on the plans, which they have described as discriminatory.

Doctors’ leaders slam Johnson’s ‘irresponsible’ easing of England's Covid restrictions
# England
# England

Doctors’ leaders slam Johnson’s ‘irresponsible’ easing of England's Covid restrictions

Updated Jul 13th 2021, 8:49 AM 31,014 Views 33 Comments

The British Medical Association said the move could have ‘potentially devastating consequences’.

# reopening - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Cabinet to sign off on plans for reopening of indoor hospitality tomorrow
# Reopening
# Reopening

Cabinet to sign off on plans for reopening of indoor hospitality tomorrow

Jul 11th 2021, 6:59 PM 38,271 Views 114 Comments

The plans allow for the reopening of indoor dining within NPHET’s guidance.

# reopening - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Experts criticise ‘unethical' plan to lift Covid rules in England at 'most dangerous period of the pandemic'
# England
# England

Experts criticise ‘unethical' plan to lift Covid rules in England at 'most dangerous period of the pandemic'

Updated Jul 8th 2021, 2:10 PM 32,477 Views 113 Comments

A range of coronavirus restrictions are due to be eased in England, possibly as soon as 19 July.

# reopening - Monday 5 July, 2021

Boris Johnson to restore freedoms as he tells public to ‘learn to live’ with Covid-19
# Reopening
# Reopening

Boris Johnson to restore freedoms as he tells public to ‘learn to live’ with Covid-19

Jul 5th 2021, 7:19 AM 33,424 Views 89 Comments

Boris Johnson will lead a Downing Street press conference updating his plans for ‘freedom day’ on 19 July.

# reopening - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

As it happened: Taoiseach confirms delay to reopening of indoor hospitality
Live Jun 29th 2021, 4:28 PM

As it happened: Taoiseach confirms delay to reopening of indoor hospitality

Guests at wedding receptions to increase to 50 - but Tánaiste says communions and confirmations are 'off'
# Weddings
# Weddings

Guests at wedding receptions to increase to 50 - but Tánaiste says communions and confirmations are 'off'

Updated Jun 29th 2021, 4:27 PM 54,143 Views 22 Comments

Leo Varadkar said communions and confirmations are “off, unfortunately”.

# reopening - 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.

# reopening - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Business groups demand clarity as Martin says decision on 5 July reopening will be made 'early next week'
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Business groups demand clarity as Martin says decision on 5 July reopening will be made 'early next week'

Updated Jun 27th 2021, 2:47 PM 46,321 Views 114 Comments

There’s been a focus this week on how the Delta variant could impact the reopening of indoor hospitality.

# reopening - Friday 25 June, 2021

Poll: Should the reopening of indoor services in pubs and restaurants be delayed beyond 5 July?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the reopening of indoor services in pubs and restaurants be delayed beyond 5 July?

Jun 25th 2021, 8:02 AM 66,145 Views 179 Comments

NPHET will next week issue advice to government on the planned 5 July reopening measures.

# reopening - Thursday 24 June, 2021

'We don't want to be going back' on any restrictions, Taoiseach says, ahead of 5 July decision
# Reopening
# Reopening

'We don't want to be going back' on any restrictions, Taoiseach says, ahead of 5 July decision

Jun 24th 2021, 9:57 PM 47,864 Views 92 Comments

An interview with Micheál Martin aired on Virgin Media Television this evening.

# reopening - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Delta variant: EU health agency warns any 'significant easing' of restrictions will lead to autumn surge
# ECDC
# ECDC

Delta variant: EU health agency warns any 'significant easing' of restrictions will lead to autumn surge

Jun 23rd 2021, 5:14 PM 50,796 Views 55 Comments

The variant will account for 90% of cases in the European Union by the end of August, the agency predicts.

Tánaiste says 'final call' on further reopening on 5 July can’t be made until next week
# Reopening
# Reopening

Tánaiste says 'final call' on further reopening on 5 July can’t be made until next week

Updated Jun 23rd 2021, 1:28 PM 33,265 Views 107 Comments

NPHET is due to advise the Government next Thursday on the epidemiological situation in Ireland.

# reopening - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Lifting restrictions on mass gatherings must happen 'cautiously and gradually', NPHET told
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Lifting restrictions on mass gatherings must happen 'cautiously and gradually', NPHET told

Jun 17th 2021, 9:30 PM 14,915 Views 17 Comments

HIQA has advised NPHET on the measures needed to allow large gatherings to happen safely.

# reopening - Monday 14 June, 2021

Public health bosses ‘concerned’ about impact of Delta variant in coming weeks
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Public health bosses ‘concerned’ about impact of Delta variant in coming weeks

Jun 14th 2021, 9:29 PM 39,420 Views 44 Comments

It comes as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was forced to delay reopening plans by four weeks.

# reopening - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Number of people receiving PUP dips below 300,000 for the first time this year
# PUP
# PUP

Number of people receiving PUP dips below 300,000 for the first time this year

Jun 9th 2021, 12:09 PM 8,019 Views 5 Comments

This is the lowest number of people in receipt of the PUP since December.

# reopening - 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.

Garda Commissioner says 'young drunk' people responsible for violence in Dublin city
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

Garda Commissioner says 'young drunk' people responsible for violence in Dublin city

Jun 7th 2021, 5:45 PM 57,531 Views 102 Comments

Harris rejected criticism that the garda response in Dublin may have been over-reactionary.

Ticketholders with symptoms of Covid-19 should be refunded, sports grounds told
# Trial Events
# Trial Events

Ticketholders with symptoms of Covid-19 should be refunded, sports grounds told

Jun 7th 2021, 1:41 PM 13,869 Views 4 Comments

Contact details of spectators at trial sport events will be kept for up to 28 days for contact tracing.

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