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# time-please - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Legislation allowing nightclubs stay open later will be ready this year, says Varadkar
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Legislation allowing nightclubs stay open later will be ready this year, says Varadkar

Apr 5th 2022, 4:02 PM 24,498 Views 43 Comments

The Tánaiste says Ireland’s nightlife will match other European cities.

# time-please - Friday 17 December, 2021

8pm closing rather than 5pm?: CMO says there's no 'substantial difference', it's about reducing social contacts
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8pm closing rather than 5pm?: CMO says there's no 'substantial difference', it's about reducing social contacts

Dec 17th 2021, 8:58 PM 43,284 Views 97 Comments

An 8pm curfew for pubs and restaurants, as well as cinemas and theatres will kick in at midnight Monday.

# time-please - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Longer opening hours for pubs and nightclubs under new laws, as publicans call for 5am closing time
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Longer opening hours for pubs and nightclubs under new laws, as publicans call for 5am closing time

Sep 15th 2021, 12:17 PM 93,026 Views 88 Comments

A memo gone to Cabinet today sets out that the country’s licensing laws need to be updated as some date back to the 19th century.

# time-please - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Taoiseach: 'There's nothing I would like better right now than a pint in a rural pub in the west of Ireland'
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Taoiseach: 'There's nothing I would like better right now than a pint in a rural pub in the west of Ireland'

Dec 2nd 2020, 5:31 PM 32,350 Views 72 Comments

Rural TDs criticised the Taoiseach for keeping ‘wet’ pubs closed.

# time-please - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Pubs and restaurants in Northern Ireland must close at 11pm
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Pubs and restaurants in Northern Ireland must close at 11pm

Sep 29th 2020, 11:23 AM 16,638 Views 13 Comments

First Minister Arlene Foster told the Stormont Assembly the measure is being introduced to attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus.

# time-please - Friday 28 August, 2020

Ireland is the only country in Europe where wet pubs are fully closed, says Varadkar
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Ireland is the only country in Europe where wet pubs are fully closed, says Varadkar

Aug 28th 2020, 7:54 PM 99,119 Views 81 Comments

NPHET has been asked to work on guidelines that would allow for the safe reopening of all pubs.

# time-please - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

'Off the premises by 11': Concern closing pubs and restaurants early will result in house parties and cancelled staycations
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'Off the premises by 11': Concern closing pubs and restaurants early will result in house parties and cancelled staycations

Aug 5th 2020, 6:00 AM 68,273 Views 69 Comments

It is understood that 11pm closure is not a hard rule for businesses.

# time-please - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Tánaiste says there is no guarantee that pubs will reopen on 10 August
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Tánaiste says there is no guarantee that pubs will reopen on 10 August

Jul 16th 2020, 1:25 PM 50,604 Views 120 Comments

“There’s a big difference between Portmagee and Dame Lane,” said TD Michael Healy Rae.

# time-please - Friday 3 January, 2020

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

Jan 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 22,602 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.

# time-please - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

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

Dec 25th 2019, 8:00 AM 138,074 Views 86 Comments

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

# time-please - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Taoiseach says politicians should settle their Dáil bar tab or have it taken from their salaries
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Taoiseach says politicians should settle their Dáil bar tab or have it taken from their salaries

Aug 1st 2017, 11:52 AM 37,606 Views 77 Comments

The unpaid tabs at the Dáil bar and restaurant amount to €5,000.

# time-please - Friday 23 December, 2016

Pint of the black stuff the most popular drink in the Dáil bar
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Pint of the black stuff the most popular drink in the Dáil bar

Dec 23rd 2016, 10:00 PM 5,934 Views 32 Comments

Since 2015, Guinness has been the most popular drink in the Dáil bar.

# time-please - Sunday 18 December, 2016

And the busiest nights for the Dáil bar this year were….
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And the busiest nights for the Dáil bar this year were….

Dec 18th 2016, 9:30 PM 30,355 Views 55 Comments

The Dáil bar made over €11,738.14 on the first day of the 32nd Dáil in March.