The length of time that bars and restaurants in the north west are going to have to comply with Covid-19 restrictions could be increased later today.
A Vintners federation spokesperson has already expressed concern at moves to extend the period.
Garda powers to make pubs and restaurants comply with Covid-19 restrictions could be extended until next June.
Justice Minister Helen McEntee will look for an approval on the extension at a meeting of Cabinet later today.
The move is seen as necessary, as a clause in the current legislation means it could expire on November 9th.
President of the Vintners Federation, Padraig Cribben, is concerned about the length of the extension being sought: