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# restaurants - This year 2022

Legislation that allows drinking outside pubs and restaurants extended to November
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Legislation that allows drinking outside pubs and restaurants extended to November

May 17th 2022, 8:00 AM 13,928 Views 14 Comments

The legislation was first introduced to help the hospitality sector during Covid.

Poll: Should Irish restaurants display calorie counts on menus?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Irish restaurants display calorie counts on menus?

Apr 10th 2022, 9:47 AM 44,030 Views 110 Comments

There has been a mixed response to the UK’s decision to make this mandatory for some restaurants from this week.

Dublin restaurants awarded Michelin Stars
# Food
# Food

Dublin restaurants awarded Michelin Stars

Feb 16th 2022, 11:38 AM 43,901 Views 18 Comments

Chapter One and Liath are among the restaurants to receive the prestigious honour this year.

Poll: Do you tip in restaurants and pubs?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you tip in restaurants and pubs?

Jan 20th 2022, 9:00 AM 58,896 Views 74 Comments

New legislation aims to place tips and gratuities outside the scope of a person’s contractual wages.

# restaurants - Last year 2021

Pubs and restaurants will have to close at 8pm under new Covid restrictions
# Omicron
# Omicron

Pubs and restaurants will have to close at 8pm under new Covid restrictions

Updated Dec 17th 2021, 7:00 PM 154,731 Views 313 Comments
  • Pubs and restaurants will have to close at 8pm from Monday until 30 January
  • The number of people attending sporting and live events will be capped at 50% capacity
  • A maximum of 100 people can attend wedding receptions, which must end at midnight
'We've had 3,400 cancellations in 3 weeks': Restaurants say Christmas trade has been 'decimated'
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

'We've had 3,400 cancellations in 3 weeks': Restaurants say Christmas trade has been 'decimated'

Dec 2nd 2021, 4:00 PM 48,032 Views 37 Comments

Businesses have called for cuts to the Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme to be reversed amid mass cancellations over Covid fears.

Hospitality industry collectively call for 'stronger sanctions' against businesses that flout rules
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Hospitality industry collectively call for 'stronger sanctions' against businesses that flout rules

Updated Nov 9th 2021, 3:50 PM 31,964 Views 78 Comments
  • The head of the restaurants association has said the hospitality sector shouldn't be used as a “scapegoat” for rising case numbers.
  • It follows data showing that just over a third of customers were asked for their Covid certs in restaurants in October, Christina Finn writes.
75% of pubs, restaurants and nightclubs 'fully compliant' with rules over Bank Holiday weekend
# Covid Pass
# Covid Pass

75% of pubs, restaurants and nightclubs 'fully compliant' with rules over Bank Holiday weekend

Oct 27th 2021, 6:39 PM 16,531 Views 20 Comments

HSE officers inspected 500 premises, while HSA inspectors carried out 123 inspections.

New law will ban restaurants and pubs from withholding tips from staff, says Varadkar
# Tips
# Tips

New law will ban restaurants and pubs from withholding tips from staff, says Varadkar

Oct 27th 2021, 5:46 PM 20,611 Views 39 Comments

The Government is set to introduce legislation that will give legal protection to workers’ tips.

Leo Varadkar says gardaí and security companies could check if pubs are following Covid rules
# Covid Pass
# Covid Pass

Leo Varadkar says gardaí and security companies could check if pubs are following Covid rules

Oct 21st 2021, 4:50 PM 15,154 Views 73 Comments

Speaking in Brussels today, he said the Government was looking at further options to ensure Covid rules were being followed.

Dáil extends law allowing vaccine pass for indoor dining to January as a 'precaution'
# Lifting Restrictions
# Lifting Restrictions

Dáil extends law allowing vaccine pass for indoor dining to January as a 'precaution'

Oct 7th 2021, 1:52 PM 27,039 Views 14 Comments

Government says it plans to scrap the use of the Covid pass on 22 October.

Restaurants and pubs won't be able to insist customers show their Covid pass after 22 October
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Restaurants and pubs won't be able to insist customers show their Covid pass after 22 October

Oct 1st 2021, 6:00 AM 56,619 Views 110 Comments

Leo Varadkar says hospitality venues will be able to operate at full capacity when restrictions are lifted.

Rodent droppings and fly infestation: 10 food businesses ordered to shut last month
# FSAI
# FSAI

Rodent droppings and fly infestation: 10 food businesses ordered to shut last month

Aug 9th 2021, 4:44 PM 79,876 Views 15 Comments

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland confirmed the closure orders today.

Hospitality reps ask for plan on lifting all Covid restrictions, including curfews
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Hospitality reps ask for plan on lifting all Covid restrictions, including curfews

Updated Aug 4th 2021, 10:00 PM 43,832 Views 59 Comments

CEO of the Restaurants Association of Ireland Adrian Cummins has called for the limit on closing times to end from September onwards.

Varadkar says indoor hospitality is 'working well' and urges compliance over bank holiday weekend
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Varadkar says indoor hospitality is 'working well' and urges compliance over bank holiday weekend

Jul 30th 2021, 12:07 PM 17,541 Views 70 Comments

As of Monday, customers can avail of indoor hospitality if they have proof of Covid-19 immunity.

Indoor dining set to reopen after some late-night changes to regulations
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Indoor dining set to reopen after some late-night changes to regulations

Updated Jul 26th 2021, 9:27 AM 57,673 Views 120 Comments

Outdoor dining recommenced last month but many businesses didn’t have capacity to open.

Time limits on indoor dining set to be scrapped, but 11.30pm closing time to remain
# Fully Vaccinated
# Fully Vaccinated

Time limits on indoor dining set to be scrapped, but 11.30pm closing time to remain

Updated Jul 20th 2021, 7:50 PM 57,180 Views 70 Comments
  • Cabinet will meet tomorrow with 26 July still the target date for full reopening.
  • CO2 monitors will be used in restaurants.
  • Unvaccinated children can accompany adults as long as their table is 2m away from others
Cabinet meets on Wednesday with final sign off on indoor dining reopening expected
# Pubs
# Pubs

Cabinet meets on Wednesday with final sign off on indoor dining reopening expected

Jul 19th 2021, 5:12 PM 14,353 Views 26 Comments

Higher Education Minister Simon Harris said Ireland is the last country in Europe to reopen indoor dining.

Leo Varadkar says 105 minute time-limit for pubs and restaurants is 'under review' and he wants it gone
# Indoor Dining
# Indoor Dining

Leo Varadkar says 105 minute time-limit for pubs and restaurants is 'under review' and he wants it gone

Jul 13th 2021, 6:38 PM 43,626 Views 58 Comments

The Tánaiste denied that the time limit had no scientific basis.

'There is a short window to get this done': Talks on the reopening of indoor dining set to resume today
# Pubs And Restaurants
# Pubs And Restaurants

'There is a short window to get this done': Talks on the reopening of indoor dining set to resume today

Jul 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 23,252 Views 77 Comments
  • Six proposals will be discussed before a Cabinet meeting on the issue next Tuesday, Christina Finn reports.
  • Sources indicate any return of indoor dining is likely to be in line with advice from NPHET.
  • Talks to centre on use of vaccine passes and antigen testing.
Opinion: We've spent weeks preparing for indoor dining - who is going to foot that bill?
# Restaurants
# Restaurants

Opinion: We've spent weeks preparing for indoor dining - who is going to foot that bill?

Updated Jul 1st 2021, 3:56 PM 28,296 Views 55 Comments

Rachel Keane of Póg Cafe Group says people in the industry are tired and fed up of the lack of clear communication from Government.

'A hammer-blow': Hospitality sector lashes out at last-minute decision to delay reopening of indoor dining
# Remain Outdoors
# Remain Outdoors

'A hammer-blow': Hospitality sector lashes out at last-minute decision to delay reopening of indoor dining

Jun 29th 2021, 4:05 PM 32,092 Views 99 Comments

The hospitality sector is not happy.

'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 35,792 Views 73 Comments

From wasted food to cancelled bookings, an extension of restrictions could mean large losses for pubs and restaurants.

Hospitality industry says delayed reopening of sector would have a 'catastrophic' impact on sector
# Hospitality Industry
# Hospitality Industry

Hospitality industry says delayed reopening of sector would have a 'catastrophic' impact on sector

Jun 23rd 2021, 4:01 PM 14,770 Views 60 Comments

Both restaurateurs and vintners’ representatives have called on the Government to explain the impact of the Delta variant.

France begins reopening of society as the country eases Covid restrictions
# France
# France

France begins reopening of society as the country eases Covid restrictions

Jun 9th 2021, 7:42 AM 13,235 Views 19 Comments

Residents of France will be able to stay out later and will also be able to sit inside cafes and restaurants.

'Stepping stone to normality': Relief for some, ongoing worries for others as pubs and restaurants open outdoor spaces
# Beer Gardens
# Beer Gardens

'Stepping stone to normality': Relief for some, ongoing worries for others as pubs and restaurants open outdoor spaces

Jun 7th 2021, 12:05 AM 31,708 Views 28 Comments
  • Reporter Hayley Halpin chats to publicans ahead of the reopening of outdoor dining today.
  • Some wet pubs will be reopening for the first time in 15 months.
  • One-metre distance is required between tables for outdoor service and there is no time-limit if this is in place.
Varadkar confirms pub and restaurant rules around time limits will be reviewed in a 'few weeks'
# Summer Review
# Summer Review

Varadkar confirms pub and restaurant rules around time limits will be reviewed in a 'few weeks'

May 27th 2021, 2:39 PM 26,011 Views 22 Comments

There was fury from TDs both inside and outside government over the new rules.

New pub and restaurant rules 'savaged' by TDs as Tánaiste indicates further changes into the summer
# 105 Minutes
# 105 Minutes

New pub and restaurant rules 'savaged' by TDs as Tánaiste indicates further changes into the summer

Updated May 26th 2021, 7:46 PM 83,659 Views 73 Comments

A 105-minute time limit will be in place for indoor dining where there is social distancing of one-metre.

Guidelines for return of hospitality delayed for government sign-off
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Guidelines for return of hospitality delayed for government sign-off

Updated May 25th 2021, 6:37 PM 58,234 Views 130 Comments

There is no fixed date set for the return of indoor dining but it’s expected to be some time in July.

Pubs challenge government to open indoor hospitality by 1 July
# Reopening
# Reopening

Pubs challenge government to open indoor hospitality by 1 July

May 23rd 2021, 12:07 PM 43,463 Views 85 Comments

The government is expected to lay out plans for the next stage of easing restrictions this week.

'No time limits' for beer gardens says Varadkar as Dublin's Merrion Row gets summer on-street dining
# The Big Reopening
# The Big Reopening

'No time limits' for beer gardens says Varadkar as Dublin's Merrion Row gets summer on-street dining

Updated May 19th 2021, 6:12 PM 58,391 Views 41 Comments

Varadkar said he hopes that indoor dining could return in “early July”.

Government likely to scrap €9 rule as minister says outdoors makes it safe 'not whether you eat chicken nuggets'
# Nine Euro Meal
# Nine Euro Meal

Government likely to scrap €9 rule as minister says outdoors makes it safe 'not whether you eat chicken nuggets'

Apr 28th 2021, 3:56 PM 30,563 Views 32 Comments

Transport Minister Eamon Ryan said it was a ‘false kind of division’.

Hotels, restaurants and cafes to get funding to upgrade premises for outdoor dining
# Hospitality
# Hospitality

Hotels, restaurants and cafes to get funding to upgrade premises for outdoor dining

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 11:20 AM 36,703 Views 64 Comments

On-street dining similar to that found in other European cities to be facilitated in urban areas, towns and villages.

Varadkar calls on councils to support plans for increased café seating ahead of 'outdoor summer'
# Al Fresco
# Al Fresco

Varadkar calls on councils to support plans for increased café seating ahead of 'outdoor summer'

Mar 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 37,910 Views 60 Comments

Restaurants and cafes are calling for some leeway when it comes to applying for planning permission.

Poll: Should over-65s get hotel or food voucher after they receive Covid-19 vaccine?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should over-65s get hotel or food voucher after they receive Covid-19 vaccine?

Feb 26th 2021, 9:23 AM 53,237 Views 102 Comments

A Fianna Fáil TD is calling for this.

Hospitality workers disappointed by mid-summer reopening, industry warns
# Let Down
# Let Down

Hospitality workers disappointed by mid-summer reopening, industry warns

Feb 21st 2021, 12:08 PM 28,195 Views 61 Comments

The Irish Hotels Federation say a closure until mid-summer would significantly impact the tourism industry.

Government drive to 'upskill and reskill' people in the hospitality sector
# Shuttered
# Shuttered

Government drive to 'upskill and reskill' people in the hospitality sector

Feb 12th 2021, 9:26 AM 25,846 Views 33 Comments

Minister Simon Harris said Covid-19 has had a “devastating” effect on the sector.

'I do anticipate it will be possible to holiday in Ireland' - Varadkar says re-opening will be gradual and cautious
# Summer 2021
# Summer 2021

'I do anticipate it will be possible to holiday in Ireland' - Varadkar says re-opening will be gradual and cautious

Feb 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 97,847 Views 170 Comments
  • It's hoped the country can move to Level 4 restrictions in March - but outdoor dining is not expected to begin till a later stage.
  • Talks are currently underway to extend the wage subsidy and PUP into the summer months, the Tánaiste said.
Eighteen Irish restaurants land Michelin stars for 2020 at virtual ceremony
# Stars In Their Eyes
# Stars In Their Eyes

Eighteen Irish restaurants land Michelin stars for 2020 at virtual ceremony

Jan 25th 2021, 10:40 PM 80,858 Views 44 Comments

The first new award went to Dede at the Customs House in Baltimore.

Here's where the dirtiest restaurants and takeaways were in Ireland in 2020
# Food Safety Authority
# Food Safety Authority

Here's where the dirtiest restaurants and takeaways were in Ireland in 2020

Jan 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 233,932 Views 31 Comments

The FSAI issued less than half of the enforcement orders last year that it issued in 2019.

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