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450 Dublin Pubs Expected To Be Open To Serve Food Next Week

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12:43 28 Jun 2020


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Around 450 pubs in Dublin are planning to open in order to serve food next week.

So that's about two in three of the pubs in the city.

However there will be limits on occupancy, bookings and a time limit of 1h 45m is in place.

Phase 3 of Coronavirus restrictions being eased begins tomorrow.

Meanwhile hairdressers, barbers, gyms, pools, cinemas and churches will also be allowed open.

Publicans have not been able to serve customers indoors for 15 weeks.

They shut their doors back in March, just days after lockdown restrictions came into force.


Dublin Pubs Made Aware Of Health Guidelines

Licensed Vintners Association spokesman Donal O'Keeffe represents some 675 pubs in Dublin.

He says he is confident their members will be adhering to health guidelines:

"We've been emphasising the need to re-open responsibly."

"More importantly than that, there's a huge customer expectation that businesses re-open safely."

"Our customers will expect us to follow the guidelines, to have adequate hand sanitising on entry, to maintain social distancing and to enforce the rules for all customers."

Immunologist "Concerned" About Re-Opening

However Professor Kingston Mills from Trinity College has raised concerns about the re-opening.

The immunologist says everyone needs to be cautious as more restrictions are eased tomorrow.

"I think if the pubs open up - okay they're serving meals initially at least for the first few weeks."

"But I think if people have alcohol in a pub, and then it's going to become a potential issue."

"Another location for the spread of the virus."

The Full Details On Phase 3 Can Be Found Here.


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