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# adrian-cummins - Friday 4 September, 2020

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”.

# 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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"

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 This post contains a poll

Calls for Good Friday alcohol ban to be lifted

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

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.