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'I do anticipate it will be possible to holiday in Ireland' - Varadkar says re-opening will be gradual and cautious
The Tánaiste says talks are underway to extend the wage subsidy and PUP into the summer months.
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
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
The FSAI issued less than half of the enforcement orders last year that it issued in 2019.
Rodents infestations and cockroaches: 42 enforcement orders served on takeaways and restaurants in 2020
This compares to 125 enforcement orders being served in 2019.
Restaurants and pubs to close from 3pm as new Covid-19 restrictions kick in
It is not clear when these businesses will be able to reopen.
'200 persons present, no social distancing': Gardaí continue to detect Covid-19 breaches at licensed premises
Gardaí in the north west issued the first ‘Immediate Closure Order’ over the weekend.
Pub and restaurants expected to close their doors on 30 Dec, while inter-county travel set to continue until 6 January
Cabinet will meet on Tuesday to sign off on new post-Christmas restrictions.
Government will look into whether to allow restaurants to stay open till 12.30am on New Year's Eve
Under the current rules, restaurants must close by 11.30pm.
Government makes plea against restaurant 'no shows' and customers staying longer 'buying rounds'
Government official Liz Canavan said today that pubs and restaurants “had a good weekend”.
Poll: Do you plan on going to a restaurant/gastropub this weekend?
Restaurants and gastropubs are allowed to reopen from today.
Restaurants and gastropubs reopen today - here's everything you need to know
Time limits, substantial meals and all the rest.
Cabinet to meet this afternoon to finalise details of Covid-19 restrictions for Christmas
The Taoiseach says some of the decisions may not be palatable for some.
Retailers, gyms and hairdressers are expected to reopen on Tuesday.
Cabinet is to decide on when household restrictions will be relaxed this afternoon.
A nationwide address by the Taoiseach on the new rules is expected this evening.
What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us as we prepare to leave Level 5?
Mike Ryan says there's a 'genuine desire to offer people the hope of Christmas' but risks remain
Restaurant sector faces 'total collapse' in January if not allowed to open in December
The sector has warned it will lose out on 30% of its annual income.
Pubs and restaurants face Christmas uncertainty due to restrictions
Once the six-week lockdown is over, it is envisaged that the country will remain at Level 3 until the New Year.
VAT reduction for hospitality sector and weekly rebates for businesses closed at Level 3 or higher
Paschal Donohoe announced the various reliefs today.
Indoor service banned at restaurants, bars and 'wet pubs' under Level 3 restrictions
‘Wet pubs’ in Dublin will still be banned from opening unlike their counterparts in other counties.
Pubs and restaurants in Northern Ireland must close at 11pm
First Minister Arlene Foster told the Stormont Assembly the measure is being introduced to attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus.
Contact tracers to begin asking community transmission cases about visits to pubs and restaurants
Currently around one in four cases are identified as community transmission.
'There's no way I'm closing': Dublin pubs and restaurants say another closure would cost thousands
Pubs and restaurants have condemned the mixed messaging from the government.
Pubs and restaurants expected to close, but the data around Covid outbreaks paints a complex picture
The industry has said that few cases are linked to pubs and restaurants but international studies suggest dining out could be a factor in the spread of the disease.
NPHET recommends indoor dining in Dublin's restaurants and pubs should stop
CEO of the Restaurants Association of Ireland Adrian Cummins said this evening that he is “shocked” by the recommendation.
Requirement to keep food details designed to 'crack down' on misbehaving pubs, Varadkar says
Minister Simon Harris said the government doesn’t care “whether you went for the banoffee”.
Publicans blast 'crazy' new rule requiring details of food orders to be kept for 28 days
One Fianna Fáil TD condemned the new rules as ‘authoritarian’.
Taoiseach says hospitality sector was among worst affected by Covid as he launches tax credit scheme
A new scheme will provide a maximum of €125 in income tax credits to taxpayers who spend up to €625 in the hospitality sector.
'Off the premises by 11': Concern closing pubs and restaurants early will result in house parties and cancelled staycations
It is understood that 11pm closure is not a hard rule for businesses.
Restaurants and pubs serving food will have to close at 11pm from Monday, Taoiseach says
The government has decided against allowing pubs that don’t serve food to reopen on 10 August.
'We don't have time to police customers': Bar and restaurant owners call for guidance on tourist quarantine
Some hospitality businesses have turned away tourists who are not following the quarantine advice on arrival in Ireland.
'Avoid the places serving 30 pints with a basket of wings': Health experts' advice for Phase 3 socialising
Pubs were this week warned of the consequences of failing to follow the current guidance.
Reports of 'no show' bookings over past week 'incredibly disheartening', says Restaurants Association
Many restaurants, cafés and pubs have been operating at lower capacity than usual since reopening.
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.
Restaurant street tables to be trialled as part of Limerick council's recovery plans
Other measures planned include drive-in gigs and movies, night-time markets, and street performances.
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?
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.
Lobby group seeks government help to save 90% of restaurants from permanent closure
The RAI has put forward a plan to help the sector recover and retain 120,000 jobs.
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.
Rodent infestation and 'filthy' floors: Three food businesses were ordered to close in March
The FSAI said that hospitals don’t need any extra pressure from unsafe food practices.
Restaurants allowed to operate take-away service without planning permission during Covid-19 crisis
Restaurants are allowed to remain open but only by offering a take away service.
'We are scared': Businesses closed by Covid-19 switch to online sales and deliveries to survive
From cafes to bookshops, businesses are hoping online sales get them through the coronavirus crisis.
Restaurants' association urges government to order restaurants to close
Simon Coveney said all decisions will be made on the basis of public health advice.