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# pubs - Yesterday’s News

Taoiseach says full reopening of pubs on 20 July 'could be delayed' if the rules are flouted

Meanwhile the LVA said that the images of drinkers in Dublin over the weekend were a major concern.

# pubs - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Pubs and barbers return on England's 'Super Saturday'

A major easing of lockdown measures will see restaurants and cinemas also able to open their doors again in England.

'Avoid the places serving 30 pints with a basket of wings': Health experts' advice for Phase 3 socialising

Pubs were this week warned of the consequences of failing to follow the current guidance.

# pubs - Friday 3 July, 2020

Garda managers in all areas directed to begin checking pubs for Covid-19 compliance this evening

This follows concerns that some licensed premises and customers haven’t been adhering to the public health guidelines.

# pubs - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Boris Johnson urges Brits to 'act responsibly' when pubs open

Johnson said the easing of restrictions “is about supporting the livelihoods of business owners”.

Gardaí warn pubs flouting substantial meal and other guidance that they will be conducting checks

Gardaí and the Licensed Vintners Association say future licence renewals could be at risk for pubs ignoring public health advice.

Guinness Storehouse confirms plans to lay-off some staff when it reopens this month

Diageo last week announced a €14 million fund to support pubs recovering from the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown.

# pubs - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Despite some Phase Three optimism, TDs to be told many SMEs are 'dying' due to pandemic

A worrying picture will be painted when representatives from a number of sectors address TDs today.

# pubs - Monday 29 June, 2020

So what's the 'new normal' like in Dublin's pubs? This reporter volunteered to find out

Just without drinking pints or having a €9 meal.

# pubs - Thursday 25 June, 2020

A fifth of people say they're 'very uncomfortable' about idea of going to the pub, CSO survey finds

Pubs and bars are set to reopen as restaurants in Ireland on Monday after being closed since March.

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

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%.

# pubs - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Insurer FBD puts €22m aside to cover potential losses in court case taken by pub owners over Covid-19 cover

The insurance firm said its policies do not provide cover for a pandemic of this nature.

Guinness launches €14m fund to help Irish pubs recover from Covid-19 lockdown

The company will provide the funding over a two-year period.

# pubs - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Close encounters: As the country gets busier, how do you know if you're a Covid-19 contact?

Contacting tracing is going to become increasingly important as bars and cafes re-open.

# pubs - Thursday 18 June, 2020

105-minute time limit in pubs will be in place for just three weeks, says Fáilte Ireland

Pubs can serve alcohol along with a ‘substantial meal’ from 29 June.

'There's a lack of understanding of the business': Pubs frustrated by late timing of re-opening guidelines

New guidance on the re-opening of pubs was published by Fáilte Ireland last night.

# pubs - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Quiz: Do you recognise these well-known pubs?

As Ireland anxiously awaits the pubs reopening, test you knowledge of some better-known local haunts around the country.

What exactly can you get for €9 in a pub? A look at Irish pubs and the meals they serve

How far will your €9 stretch in pubs all across the country?

A 'significant meal' may be required in a pub once they reopen - but why €9?

Pubs that can serve food are allowed reopen from 29 June.

Poll: Would you go to a pub later this month if you had to spend €9 on a meal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you go to a pub later this month if you had to spend €9 on a meal?

Fáilte Ireland has received advice from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre, due to be published later this week.

# pubs - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Pubs expected to serve 'substantial meals' costing at least €9 if they are to reopen on 29 June

Fáilte Ireland has received guidance from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre regarding food service businesses.

# pubs - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Poll: Will you go to a pub/restaurant when they're permitted to open on 29 June? Peanuts And Pints This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you go to a pub/restaurant when they're permitted to open on 29 June?

The government announced the acceleration of the plan to re-open Ireland yesterday.

# pubs - Friday 5 June, 2020

Pubs serving food can reopen on 29 June but with table service only

All other pubs can reopen on 20 July – three weeks earlier than originally planned.

# pubs - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Publicans say they face 87% reduction in capacity with 2m social distancing

Yesterday the CMO said the two metre social distancing advice is “not a rule” and it will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

# pubs - Friday 22 May, 2020

Counter screens and hand sanitiser: Wetherspoons outlines plans for how it can re-open its Irish pubs

Whenever they re-open, pubs are certain to look very different to how they did before Covid-19.

# pubs - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Four out of 10 Dublin pubs plan to re-open as restaurants in June

The Licensed Vintners Association said many pubs will re-open as restaurants earlier than 10 August.

# pubs - Monday 18 May, 2020

RTÉ mocks up what pubs could look like under the new guidelines and Joe Duffy isn't happy

No more than four people would be allowed for every 10 square metres in a premises.

# pubs - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Council told to 'cop on' over plans to reduce outdoor seating for pubs and restaurants

Dublin City Council says it is reviewing rules in relation to outdoor seating due to social distancing guidelines.

# pubs - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

The Explainer: Will it be possible for pubs to open before 10 August?

Is it possible for publicans to get their way?

Poll: Should pubs be allowed to reopen at the same time as cafés and restaurants? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should pubs be allowed to reopen at the same time as cafés and restaurants?

There’s been a lot of concern from publicans that they will be the last industry to open.

# pubs - Monday 4 May, 2020

No live music and limited toilet access: publicans groups' radical plans to allow bars to re-open early

Health minister Simon Harris said that the government is open to talking to publicans.

# pubs - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Then and now: Look at these old photos of Dublin - what pub stands there today?

Complete the quiz first, and then come back here for the then and now comparisons.

Quiz: Look at these old photos of Dublin - what pub stands there today?

You’d miss pints, wouldn’t you?

# pubs - Friday 1 May, 2020

Publicans not happy restaurants given green light to reopen before bars

Two groups that represent pubs say delay in reopening will have a devastating impact on the industry.

# pubs - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Vast majority of publicans say they are opposed to restaurants reopening but pubs staying shut

Almost seven out of 10 Dublin pubs are willing to reopen with restricted capacities.

# pubs - Saturday 25 April, 2020

After 'traumatic week', publicans looking for light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel

Health Minister Simon Harris said last week he can’t see “packed pubs” until there’s a Covid-19 vaccine.

# pubs - Monday 20 April, 2020

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

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

Poll: Would you pay an extra €10 for a meal to support restaurants after the crisis? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you pay an extra €10 for a meal to support restaurants after the crisis?

An adviser to the Central Bank has said businesses could be helped by customers paying a Covid-19 supplement.

# pubs - Sunday 19 April, 2020

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

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

# pubs - Thursday 16 April, 2020

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