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A former President of the Restaurants Association has backed its decision to take a legal challenge against the government plans for reopening indoor dining.   Owner of the Hooked and Eala Bhan Restaurant in Sligo, Anthony Gray is critical of the decision by government to allow hotels reopen on June…

A Sligo Restaurateur and former president of the Restaurants of Ireland has warned of a number of serious challenges facing the local hospitality.   The warning is being issued ahead of new guidelines for the reopening of the hospitality sector later today.   The Failte Ireland guidelines are expected to…

A Sligo Restaurant owner says a legal challenge could be mounted to prevent the government allowing indoor dining in Hotels and Guest Houses while other restaurants will only be allowed to facilitate outdoor dining.   Sligo based restaurateur, Anthony Gray, the former President of the Restaurants Association of Ireland and…

Sligo Tourism have appointed restaurateur, Anthony Gray, as their new Chairman. The Sligo man has previously been Chairman of the Sligo Food Trail and a former President of the Restaurants Association of Ireland. He is the owner of Eala Bhán and Hooked in Sligo. Speaking to OceanFM News, he says…

A Sligo restaurateur says if the government push ahead with measures to close the hospitality before the end of the year it will have a disastrous impact on the industry.   Sligo restaurateur Anthony Gray says if Gastropubs and restaurants are forced to close before the new year, it will…

The Sligo-based former president of the Restaurants Association of Ireland says a reduction in the VAT rate would be far more beneficial to restaurants than the introduction of a refund or subsidy voucher scheme for meals. Anthony Gray, who owns and operates Una Bhan and Hooked restaurants in Sligo, also…

The Corona Virus apart from the health of the nation is also impacting on the economic state of the nation in more ways than one.   One such area that is being impacted is the hospitality sector.   Last week  the former president of the Irish Hotels federation outlined how…