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Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'
Nphet will meet on Monday to consider its recommendations to Government ahead of the planned lifting of restrictions on Friday.
Hospitality industry says delayed reopening of sector would have a 'catastrophic' impact on sector
Both restaurateurs and vintners’ representatives have called on the Government to explain the impact of the Delta variant.
Poll: Should the €9 meal rule be scrapped when pubs reopen?
Publicans are calling for guarantees that the rule won’t be a feature once a wider reopening of society begins.
Publicans say government and NPHET 'determined to close down sector'
It is reported the government is looking at plans that would only allow pubs with a kitchen and a chef onsite to open.
'We have to get the doors open before Christmas': Retailers and pubs call for clarity on re-opening
The Vintners Federation of Ireland said outdoor-only service is “useless” for many pubs.
Publicans say country faces 'two-tier Christmas' if hospitality remains closed following Level 5
Once the six-week lockdown is over, it is envisaged that the country will remain at Level 3 until the New Year.
Publicans in Dublin urge government to 'stick with its decision' on 21 September re-opening date
The Licenced Vintners Association said today that publicans in Dublin and around the country deserve the chance to re-open.
Two-thirds of pubs still closed outside Dublin say they'll go out of business by January if current conditions persist
So-called wet pubs don’t expect to be permitted to re-open any time soon.
Two-metre social distancing rule could be reduced to one metre for pubs and restaurants opening this month
Restaurants and pubs which serve food are due to repen at the end of June.
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.
Publicans 'may feel under pressure' as Sky takes 100s of cases against pubs illegally showing matches
Sky says it takes the matters to court to protect its actual customers, while publicans say the cost of a subscription is too costly.
Publicans warn that increased violence in pubs could lead to a death
The head of the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland has said an increase in attacks has happened in recent years.
When should drinkers have their supply cut off?... A new course teaches bartenders how to decide
The 90 minute online course is being backed by vintners groups…
Publicans want 'lid levy' to replace losses from alcohol sports sponsorship ban
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.
6 incredibly fiendish tricks to make you buy stuff
It turns out that Apple deliberately angle their laptops at the precise angle of 70 degrees to get you to touch their product. What else are companies doing to get us to spend money?
Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures
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…
Who is stealing Germany's grapes?
Vineyard owners are patrolling their land at night as thieves have been making off with a small fortune in valuable fruit.
Off-licences force one pub to close every day - VFI
The price of securing a licence to sell alcohol in a supermarket is forcing pubs to close at the rate of one per day, vintners say.