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Poll: Would you welcome 'smoking rooms' in Irish bars and restaurants?

Finian McGrath thinks it might work.

Image: Shutterstock/simone mescolini

NEW JUNIOR HEALTH Minister Finian McGrath has suggested that designated smoking areas in bars and restaurants could work in Ireland.

In an interview with the Sunday Business Post, McGrath said that he’s ‘seen it work in other EU countries’. In Germany and Italy for example, premises owners can choose to provide separate rooms for smokers to light up in. 

Today’s question, Would you welcome ‘smoking rooms’ in Irish bars and restaurants?


Poll Results:

No (19922)
Yes (6317)
Don't know (567)



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Rónán Duffy

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