“Ireland’s pubs have endured the longest lockdown in the EU. While we acknowledge the government's support for so-called 'wet’ pubs outside Dublin and are relieved that they will be permitted to reopen next Monday after six months of closure, we still have grave concerns for those left behind today, Drinks Industry Group Ireland has said..
The Irish Travel Agents Association has expressed its disappointment in relation to the Government’s six month Resilience and Recovery plan for living with COVID-19, stating that nothing has changed regarding the current situation for the Irish travel sector.
Dublin’s drink only-pubs may not be allowed to reopen next week as planned due to rising coronavirus cases in the capital.
The move to delay the September 21st reopening for pubs that don’t serve food in Dublin is due to be signed off by the Cabinet this Tuesday morning as the Government delivers its new Living with Covid-19 five-level plan.