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Less than twenty four hours after it was announced that all pubs would re-open later this month there could be even more bad news on the way for publicans across the North West that do not serve food.   A leading immunology expert says the decision to reopen pubs should…

Cabinet is expected to agree to a reopening date for pubs when it meets later today.   According to the Irish Times, the government is likely to announce September 21st as the date they can reopen.   It comes after strict new guidelines for pubs that don’t serve food to…

Publicans throughout the north west, particularly those in rural areas who do not serve food, have expressed their disappointment with the government’s decision yesterday evening not to allow them reopen as they had hoped on August 10th.   While many publicans say they understand the government’s position, they point to…

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,…

Gardaí found 26 potential breaches of COVID-19 restrictions last weekend.   Almost 7,000 Licenced Premises were checked nationwide.   From 7 p.m. last Friday night until midnight on Sunday, Gardai  conducted 6,830 checks on licensed premises throughout the country under Operation Navigation.   2785 were currently open for business.  …

There’s a mixed reaction in the north west to pubs reopening at the end of the month. Barbers, hairdressers, pubs, gyms and cinemas are some of the businesses allowed to open their doors from June 29th after most measures were brought forward from July or August. Measures will include a…

It’s been claimed that only one out of ten restaurants may re-open after the Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.   That’s according to Manorhamilton based Councillor and business man Felim Gurn.   The Independent Councillor who also runs a Bar in Manorhamilton expressed his concerns at this week’s information meeting of…