Local publican calls for V.A.T reduction in hospitality sector

A local publican and NEC officer of the Sligo Vintners association says the number of pubs thought to be in breach of Covid 19 regulations represents a small percentage of bars and pubs which have started trading again as the Covid-19 restrictions continue to be eased.


In some cases, gardai found customers drinking alcohol but weren’t eating any food.


In other suspected breaches of the laws, there were large groups at a table with little to no social distancing.


Adrian Tansey from the Cross Bar in Gurteen says that the workload has increased for proprietors.


Mr Tansey says says From his experience all customers are complying with the regulations: