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A Sligo nightclub owner says the new closing time for late night venues is workable. Cabinet agreed today that midnight will be the closing time for bars, restaurants and nightclubs from midnight Thursday. Fergal Quinn, operator of Lola Montez, says while the new closing time will bring it’s challenges, so…

A Sligo Nightclub owner says they will be operating at around 50% capacity this weekend. Fergal Quinn, operator of Lola Montez is welcoming clarification from the government on guidelines which will see the scrapping of the 11.30pm closing time and clubs permitted to open at full capacity. People will only…

A Sligo nightclub operator says clarification is needed in relation to the relaxation of Covid restrictions announced by the Taoiseach yesterday. The government has said specific sectoral guidance will be developed for nightclubs setting out appropriate protective measures. This is to include Covid certs, contact tracing data collection and wearing…

Powers allowing Gardaí close pubs or restaurants could be extended until next June. Justice Minister Helen McEntee is seeking approval for the move at a cabinet meeting today. There are fears within the pub and hospitality industry that the move sends out a very discouraging message about the outlook for…

The business of bringing Hen and Stag parties to Sligo will be worth more than one million euro to the local economy in the early part of 2017. That’s according to owner of henandstagsligo.ie Fergal Quinn who told Ocean FM that bookings made in the first two weeks of January…