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#Publicans

# publicans - Tuesday 23 March, 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 60,813 Views 95 Comments

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

# publicans - Saturday 6 February, 2021

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 25,784 Views 30 Comments

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

# publicans - Friday 5 February, 2021

'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 88,729 Views 108 Comments

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

# publicans - 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'
# 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 32,254 Views 72 Comments

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

# publicans - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

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 16,625 Views 5 Comments

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

# publicans - Monday 14 September, 2020

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 41,889 Views 76 Comments

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

# publicans - Saturday 12 September, 2020

'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 31,373 Views 24 Comments

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

# publicans - Thursday 3 September, 2020

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 51,475 Views 140 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 65,679 Views 67 Comments

There is a push to get pubs open next month.

# publicans - Thursday 25 June, 2020

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 45,961 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%.

# publicans - Monday 20 April, 2020

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 72,481 Views 115 Comments

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

# publicans - Sunday 19 April, 2020

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 115,216 Views 163 Comments

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

# publicans - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

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 15,923 Views 28 Comments

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

# publicans - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

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 35,997 Views 133 Comments

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

# publicans - Monday 6 February, 2017

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 20,218 Views 140 Comments

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

# publicans - Monday 18 January, 2016

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 18,263 Views 149 Comments

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

# publicans - Sunday 26 April, 2015

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 43,702 Views 110 Comments

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

# publicans - Sunday 6 July, 2014

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 50,276 Views 130 Comments

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

# publicans - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

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 11,868 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.

# publicans - Saturday 26 January, 2013

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 46 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.

# publicans - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

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 13,434 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.”

# publicans - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

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 4,792 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…

# publicans - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

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 6,707 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.

# publicans - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

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 6,117 Views 88 Comments

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

# publicans - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Publicans make demands to Government after protest
# Protest
# Protest

Publicans make demands to Government after protest

Nov 17th 2011, 5:21 PM 3,549 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.

# publicans - Saturday 23 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jul 23rd 2011, 8:12 PM 1,598 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.