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# adrian-cummins - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

City centre businesses vote to retain DublinTown organisation for another five years
# Dublin Town
# Dublin Town

City centre businesses vote to retain DublinTown organisation for another five years

Apr 20th 2022, 3:12 PM 11,869 Views 14 Comments

Out of 2,500 eligible businesses, just over 1,200 took part in the plebiscite on the future of the scheme.

# adrian-cummins - Thursday 8 July, 2021

'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 23,223 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.

# adrian-cummins - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

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 14,740 Views 60 Comments

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

# adrian-cummins - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Government will look into whether to allow restaurants to stay open till 12.30am on New Year's Eve
# 2021
# 2021

Government will look into whether to allow restaurants to stay open till 12.30am on New Year's Eve

Dec 16th 2020, 8:37 PM 29,778 Views 67 Comments

Under the current rules, restaurants must close by 11.30pm.

# adrian-cummins - Friday 4 September, 2020

Requirement to keep food details designed to 'crack down' on misbehaving pubs, Varadkar says
# 28 Days Later
# 28 Days Later

Requirement to keep food details designed to 'crack down' on misbehaving pubs, Varadkar says

Updated Sep 4th 2020, 5:15 PM 74,290 Views 216 Comments

Minister Simon Harris said the government doesn’t care “whether you went for the banoffee”.

# adrian-cummins - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

'All we are getting is tea and sympathy': Half of Ireland's restaurants could close without aid, industry warns
# Aid Package Plea
# Aid Package Plea

'All we are getting is tea and sympathy': Half of Ireland's restaurants could close without aid, industry warns

Jun 30th 2020, 6:26 PM 17,974 Views 14 Comments

The Restaurants Association of Ireland is seeking rent cuts from landlords, official grants and greater flexibility from banks and utility companies.

# adrian-cummins - Monday 16 March, 2020

Restaurants' association urges government to order restaurants to close
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Restaurants' association urges government to order restaurants to close

Mar 16th 2020, 8:57 AM 42,039 Views 55 Comments

Simon Coveney said all decisions will be made on the basis of public health advice.

# adrian-cummins - Sunday 20 October, 2019

'The first year we were completely crazy': How getting a Michelin star impacts Irish restaurants
# Evolution Of Food
# Evolution Of Food

'The first year we were completely crazy': How getting a Michelin star impacts Irish restaurants

Oct 20th 2019, 8:00 AM 17,743 Views 13 Comments

Fine-dining eateries still grapple with skills shortages and rising labour costs.

# adrian-cummins - Friday 18 October, 2019

Michelin stars are like an 'international avalanche' for restaurants. Then the food coma kicks in
# Evolution Of Food
# Evolution Of Food

Michelin stars are like an 'international avalanche' for restaurants. Then the food coma kicks in

Oct 18th 2019, 9:00 AM 751 Views 0 Comments

Fine-dining eateries still grapple with skills shortages and rising labour costs.

# adrian-cummins - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Dublin City Council is coining it on 'sunshine tax', according to the Restaurants Association
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

Dublin City Council is coining it on 'sunshine tax', according to the Restaurants Association

Aug 1st 2019, 1:35 PM 1,727 Views 2 Comments

The industry body said incoming sandwich board licence fees are ‘shockingly excessive’.

# adrian-cummins - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Dozens of firms were threatened with legal action for failing to pay their Dublin Town bills
# Retail And Services
# Retail And Services

Dozens of firms were threatened with legal action for failing to pay their Dublin Town bills

Jul 5th 2018, 2:12 PM 521 Views 0 Comments

The city-improvement group says 95% of businesses comply with its mandatory levy.

# adrian-cummins - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Up to one-third of firms haven't been paying their Dublin Town bills on time
# Retail And Services
# Retail And Services

Up to one-third of firms haven't been paying their Dublin Town bills on time

May 3rd 2018, 1:01 PM 676 Views 0 Comments

But the not-for-profit says 95% of its members eventually comply with the levy.

# adrian-cummins - Monday 12 March, 2018

'There's a cycling agenda here' - debate hots up ahead of planning meeting on Dublin's proposed civic plaza
# College Green
# College Green

'There's a cycling agenda here' - debate hots up ahead of planning meeting on Dublin's proposed civic plaza

Mar 12th 2018, 8:45 AM 23,908 Views 175 Comments

The proposed College Green plaza has raised some businesses’ hackles.

# adrian-cummins - Thursday 29 June, 2017

The claims and counterclaims at the heart of the bitter Dublin Town row
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

The claims and counterclaims at the heart of the bitter Dublin Town row

Jun 29th 2017, 6:45 AM 23,958 Views 24 Comments

A group of businesses want to do away with the city improvement scheme.

# adrian-cummins - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Debate Room: Where should the first drug injecting centre be located?
# Supervised Injecting
# Supervised Injecting

Debate Room: Where should the first drug injecting centre be located?

Apr 6th 2017, 7:08 PM 9,809 Views 83 Comments

Does the first supervised injecting centre need to be in the city centre? Some business owners say no.

# adrian-cummins - Friday 3 April, 2015

Good Friday booze bans show a "19th-century image of Ireland to tourists"
# Outdated
# Outdated

Good Friday booze bans show a "19th-century image of Ireland to tourists"

Apr 3rd 2015, 2:09 PM 15,101 Views 108 Comments

The rules have been panned as “archaic” in today’s multicultural Ireland.

# adrian-cummins - Friday 29 March, 2013

Calls for Good Friday alcohol ban to be lifted
# Good Friday
# Good Friday

Calls for Good Friday alcohol ban to be lifted

Mar 29th 2013, 3:22 PM 32,011 Views 295 Comments

Restaurants say the “outdated and archaic law” is bad for business.

# adrian-cummins - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Restaurants chief calls for end to "ridiculous 1940s" style Sunday pay premium
# Labour Laws
# Labour Laws

Restaurants chief calls for end to "ridiculous 1940s" style Sunday pay premium

May 26th 2011, 4:12 PM 1,172 Views 9 Comments

CEO of Irish Restaurants Association says Sunday premium paid to workers is crippling industry – while employees’ union and Joan Burton fear proposal to cut it will lead to hardship for low-earners.