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# Pubs

This year
Despite drop, Ireland still has the third highest number of pubs per capita in the world
The price of pints is going up... again
Nightlife campaign points to 'new opportunities' as backbench TDs push Harris to scrap late hours
The licensing legislation is one of the many bills that Simon Harris is inheriting as he takes over the Fine Gael leadership.
Last year
Quiz: Where in Ireland are these pubs?
Wetherspoons selling pubs in Cork, Waterford and Carlow for €10m
Poll: Has your local pub closed down in the last five years?
There has been an average of 152 pub closures a year in Ireland since 2019
No late night pubs and clubs for Christmas party season due to law delay, confirms Taoiseach
McEntee acknowledges public 'frustration' over delay in extending pub and club opening hours
Neighbours fail to call time on Malahide pubs over noise complaints
'Worrying increase' in spiking incidents reported to gardaí as figures nearly double
NTA: Bus timetables will have to change because of later pub and club hours
Changes to pub licencing rules could lead to further influx of chain pubs, TDs hear
Diageo is raising the price of a pint of Guinness by 12 cent from February
All time
Malahide pubs face licence challenge over 'nuisance’ outdoor serving
Almost half of people think allowing nightclubs to stay open until 6am is a bad idea
Heineken to hike keg prices by 9% due to 'significant' rise in production costs
Doctors' group warns longer pub opening hours are 'regressive and harmful'
Licensing changes to allow nightclubs open until 6am and pubs open until 12.30am by summer 2023
Publicans warn of 'huge threat' due to 'doubling and tripling' of energy bills
Pledge that new nightclub closing times will mean expanded late-night public transport
Legislation that allows drinking outside pubs and restaurants extended to November
Judge wants progress made on how much insurer must pay to pubs hit by pandemic closure
People refused entry to pubs don't get 'adequate access to justice' under complaints system
'A monumental day': Delight as hospitality curfew to end after 678 days of full and partial closure
Poll: Do you tip in restaurants and pubs?
Pubs and restaurants will have to close at 8pm under new Covid restrictions
Hospitality industry collectively call for 'stronger sanctions' against businesses that flout rules
75% of pubs, restaurants and nightclubs 'fully compliant' with rules over Bank Holiday weekend
Tickets for late events and nightclubs must be booked an hour in advance under proposed rules
Leo Varadkar says gardaí and security companies could check if pubs are following Covid rules
Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'
Restaurants and pubs won't be able to insist customers show their Covid pass after 22 October
Longer opening hours for pubs and nightclubs under new laws, as publicans call for 5am closing time
Hospitality reps ask for plan on lifting all Covid restrictions, including curfews
Varadkar says indoor hospitality is 'working well' and urges compliance over bank holiday weekend
Indoor dining set to reopen after some late-night changes to regulations
Hospitality owners report online abuse and false bookings by Digital Covid Cert critics
Time limits on indoor dining set to be scrapped, but 11.30pm closing time to remain
Cabinet meets on Wednesday with final sign off on indoor dining reopening expected