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#Publicans

# publicans - Last month November 2022

Heineken to hike keg prices by 9% due to 'significant' rise in production costs
# Heineken
# Heineken

Heineken to hike keg prices by 9% due to 'significant' rise in production costs

Updated Nov 10th 2022, 5:29 PM 28,422 Views 83 Comments

The increase is equivalent to a 17 cent rise in the price of a pint, before VAT.

# publicans - This year 2022

Publicans warn of 'huge threat' due to 'doubling and tripling' of energy bills
# High Costs
# High Costs

Publicans warn of 'huge threat' due to 'doubling and tripling' of energy bills

Updated Aug 30th 2022, 2:29 PM 28,838 Views 43 Comments

Publicans in Ireland are worried as their UK counterparts warn of possible closures.

# publicans - Last year 2021

Taoiseach fails to give clarity to publicans on whether €9 meal rule will be scrapped for Summer 2021
# Reopening Plans
# Reopening Plans

Taoiseach fails to give clarity to publicans on whether €9 meal rule will be scrapped for Summer 2021

Updated Mar 23rd 2021, 5:57 PM 61,061 Views 95 Comments

The LVA also wants an end to the distinction between ‘wet’ pubs and venues serving food.

Higher premiums and Central Bank probes: Landmark case by pubs against FBD could have far-reaching implications
# Pubs Vs FBD
# Pubs Vs FBD

Higher premiums and Central Bank probes: Landmark case by pubs against FBD could have far-reaching implications

Feb 6th 2021, 7:00 AM 25,869 Views 30 Comments

It’s too early to say but experts believe the costs could eventually be passed onto consumers.

'Vindicated': Pub owners react after landmark court ruling orders FBD Insurance to pay out over Covid losses
# High Court
# High Court

'Vindicated': Pub owners react after landmark court ruling orders FBD Insurance to pay out over Covid losses

Updated Feb 5th 2021, 1:37 PM 89,277 Views 108 Comments

The outcome of the case affects claims made by some 1,000 Irish pubs and restaurants against insurers.

# publicans - All time

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

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 32,353 Views 72 Comments

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

Supports in Budget will bring 'some degree of confidence' to publicans, Vintners Federation says
# Pubs
# Pubs

Supports in Budget will bring 'some degree of confidence' to publicans, Vintners Federation says

Oct 13th 2020, 4:30 PM 16,738 Views 5 Comments

Paschal Donohoe announced the various reliefs for the hospitality sector today.

Publicans in Dublin urge government to 'stick with its decision' on 21 September re-opening date
# Vintners
# Vintners

Publicans in Dublin urge government to 'stick with its decision' on 21 September re-opening date

Sep 14th 2020, 8:22 AM 41,916 Views 76 Comments

The Licenced Vintners Association said today that publicans in Dublin and around the country deserve the chance to re-open.

'There's a lot riding on this. There was a pub here before me. I want there to be one here after me too'
# Wet Pubs
# Wet Pubs

'There's a lot riding on this. There was a pub here before me. I want there to be one here after me too'

Sep 12th 2020, 6:30 AM 31,419 Views 24 Comments

Pubs have been closed for six months. They’re hoping the 21st September date isn’t another false dawn.

Publicans blast 'crazy' new rule requiring details of food orders to be kept for 28 days
# SUBSTANTIAL MEAL
# SUBSTANTIAL MEAL

Publicans blast 'crazy' new rule requiring details of food orders to be kept for 28 days

Updated Sep 3rd 2020, 7:55 PM 51,558 Views 142 Comments

One Fianna Fáil TD condemned the new rules as ‘authoritarian’.

Total of five Covid outbreaks in pubs reported during pandemic
# Pubs Reopening
# Pubs Reopening

Total of five Covid outbreaks in pubs reported during pandemic

Sep 3rd 2020, 11:47 AM 65,787 Views 67 Comments

There is a push to get pubs open next month.

Over 100 days on from shutting their doors, just under half of Ireland's pubs are geared up for re-opening
# Phase Three
# Phase Three

Over 100 days on from shutting their doors, just under half of Ireland's pubs are geared up for re-opening

Jun 25th 2020, 12:05 AM 46,020 Views 34 Comments

In Dublin, vintners estimate around 50-60% of pubs will re-open from Monday. For the rest of that country, that number is closer to 40%.

Taoiseach dismisses idea that €1 should be added the price of a pint when pubs reopen
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

Taoiseach dismisses idea that €1 should be added the price of a pint when pubs reopen

Apr 20th 2020, 3:59 PM 72,538 Views 115 Comments

The Taoiseach said he hopes pubs can open again before a vaccine is found.

Pubs not opening until Covid-19 vaccine is found would be 'nightmare scenario', publican reps say
# Pubs
# Pubs

Pubs not opening until Covid-19 vaccine is found would be 'nightmare scenario', publican reps say

Apr 19th 2020, 7:12 PM 115,267 Views 163 Comments

All pubs were ordered to shut last month as restrictions were implemented by the government.

Most Dublin pubs expect to grow in 2019 as gin trend continues, but they're worried about Brexit
# Cheers
# Cheers

Most Dublin pubs expect to grow in 2019 as gin trend continues, but they're worried about Brexit

Mar 19th 2019, 9:16 AM 15,941 Views 28 Comments

Publicans are also concerned about the impact of the recent increase in VAT.

Danny Healy Rae says people who eat big meals and drive are a 'danger on the roads'
# Stout Argument
# Stout Argument

Danny Healy Rae says people who eat big meals and drive are a 'danger on the roads'

May 17th 2017, 1:47 PM 36,027 Views 133 Comments

RSA boss Moyagh Murdock is before an Oireachtas joint committee today.

Publicans say Good Friday alcohol ban has no place in a modern Ireland
# Booze Ban
# Booze Ban

Publicans say Good Friday alcohol ban has no place in a modern Ireland

Feb 6th 2017, 6:00 PM 20,256 Views 140 Comments

Publicans have made a fresh appeal for the ban on selling alcohol on Good Friday to be lifted.

Publicans say 'archaic' Good Friday alcohol ban should be lifted ahead of 1916 centenary
# On The Dry
# On The Dry

Publicans say 'archaic' Good Friday alcohol ban should be lifted ahead of 1916 centenary

Jan 18th 2016, 11:34 AM 18,298 Views 149 Comments

They say extra tourists will be in Ireland for the centenary, as well as the Ireland vs Switzerland game.

Politicians who own pubs tell us what has gone wrong for rural Ireland
# Behind The Bar
# Behind The Bar

Politicians who own pubs tell us what has gone wrong for rural Ireland

Apr 26th 2015, 8:30 PM 43,931 Views 111 Comments

Owning a pub and being in Leinster House – seeing the demise of rural Ireland from the outside and the inside.

Publicans and residents call for five concerts to go ahead - but Labour say they have a solution
# Compromise
# Compromise

Publicans and residents call for five concerts to go ahead - but Labour say they have a solution

Jul 6th 2014, 4:21 PM 50,303 Views 130 Comments

The political party has suggested that three concerts should go ahead this year and the final two next year.

Publicans want 'lid levy' to replace losses from alcohol sports sponsorship ban
# Sponsorship
# Sponsorship

Publicans want 'lid levy' to replace losses from alcohol sports sponsorship ban

Jul 30th 2013, 7:30 AM 11,892 Views 57 Comments

Vintners say a 15 per cent levy on off-licence sales would raise over €200 million to replace funding lost by banning alcohol companies from sponsoring sports events.

Column: Healy-Rae’s drink-driving vote is insulting to people who’ve lost loved ones
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Healy-Rae’s drink-driving vote is insulting to people who’ve lost loved ones

Jan 26th 2013, 7:00 PM 58 Views 110 Comments

Kerry Counsellor Danny Healy-Rae should have had to look into the eyes a bereaved family member before he tabled his drink driving proposal, writes Christina Donnelly, whose son was killed by a drunk driver in 2009.

Government dismisses Healy-Rae's bid to relax drink-driving limit in rural areas
# Rural Ireland
# Rural Ireland

Government dismisses Healy-Rae's bid to relax drink-driving limit in rural areas

Jan 22nd 2013, 6:00 PM 13,479 Views 101 Comments

Responding to the Department of Transport’s dismissal of his idea, Kerry county councillor Danny Healy-Rae told TheJournal.ie: “We’ll see about that.”

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures

Dec 7th 2011, 7:35 AM 4,828 Views 3 Comments

There was plenty at stake in the austere Budget presented by Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan over the past two days. This slideshow will fill you in…

Budget 2012: Criticism for ‘tokenistic’ 25c hike on pack of 20 cigarettes
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Budget 2012: Criticism for ‘tokenistic’ 25c hike on pack of 20 cigarettes

Dec 6th 2011, 6:38 PM 6,889 Views 34 Comments

Budget 2012 will add an extra 25c to the price of a packet of 20 cigarettes, though alcohol excise is unchanged for now.

Poll: Should Ireland set a minimum price on alcohol?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland set a minimum price on alcohol?

Nov 22nd 2011, 11:32 AM 6,148 Views 88 Comments

The government intends to introduce a ‘price floor’ in attempts to curb alcohol abuse. Do you back their plan?

Publicans make demands to Government after protest
# Protest
# Protest

Publicans make demands to Government after protest

Nov 17th 2011, 5:21 PM 3,579 Views 34 Comments

The pub industry says it is haemorrhaging jobs and has called for urgent action after it suffered its worst October in over 20 years.

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jul 23rd 2011, 8:12 PM 1,616 Views 5 Comments

In today’s fix: Police say there are unexploded bombs in Oslo as the search for bodies continues on Utoya… and RIP Amy Winehouse.