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A Sligo pub owner who made his name in America has been immortalised in the Big Apple. Tubbercurry-born Jimmy Neary has had a street in New York City named after him in a touching tribute to the man who moved to the city in pursuit of the American dream. Jimmy…

There’s a warning that a new found momentum in the North West hospitality industry could be thrown into jeopardy should the Government increase VAT rates in September.   The comments were made by Chairman of the Donegal branch of the Irish Hotels Federation Paul Diver who is also the owner…

A Donegal County Councillor and Hotel Manager is warning of serious challenges facing the Tourism and Hospitality sectors in relation to attracting staff to work in the sector.   There are currently an estimated 40 thousand vacancies across the tourism sector. New Fáilte Ireland research reveals many businesses have cut…

A Sligo restaurateur says the government need a plan going forward ahead of Ministers set to approve a number of changes to the Covid testing regime and rules around close contacts this morning. The Chief Medical Officer has recommended getting rid of the five day isolation period for close contacts…

A Leitrim Councillor is calling on the government to reintroduce hospitality grants for business in the sector that are still trading in the summer of 2022. Cllr Enda McGloin will table a motion on the issue at today’s meeting of Leitrim County Council. He is also looking for a breakdown…