Waiting staff member Ilie at Dakota on South William Street, Dublin, preparing yesterday for the reopening of indoor dining today. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ministers will tomorrrow push for the numbers permitted at weddings to increase beyond the current limit of 50 guests. A number of Cabinet sources sa(...)

Restaurants Association of Ireland chief executive  Adrian Cummins said swift action will be necessary so the industry can remain fully open to customers into the future.

“Rogue operators” within the restaurant industry who “step out of line” from new indoor dining guidelines will be closed down immediately, the chief e(...)

Leo Varadkar on Wednesday suggested adapting the EU’s Digital Covid Certificate for use with domestic services. Photograph: iStock

There has been huge controversy over the Government’s decision to halt the reopening of indoor services in restaurants and pubs and to require vaccine(...)

The Licensed Vintners Association says it will reject any move to screen vaccinated customers from the non-vaccinated, describing the suggestion as “ridiculous and unworkable”.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Health Service Executive raised concerns with the Cabinet about the “practicality” of plans put forward by the National Public Health Emergency Te(...)

Guidelines due to be issued by Fáilte Ireland on the resumption of hospitality will be an important in assisting business owners to prepare their premises to operate safely in the summer. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov / RollingNews.ie

With the national vaccination programme continuing apace and economic life gradually resuming across the State, the Government is coming under pressur(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin at Government Buildings on Friday, where he announced that Dublin will move to Level 3 of the Government’s plan to deal with Covid-19. Photograph: Tom Honan/PA Wire

The idea of moving Dublin to Level 4 of the five-level plan to tackle the rise of Covid-19 cases in the capital was backed by some members of the Nati(...)

It’s a month to the day since the first case of coronavirus, also know as Covid-19, was diagnosed in Ireland. On February 28th, Michelle and Damien Ma(...)

Dún Laoghaire Shopping Centre. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Take-aways, supermarkets and other food businesses across Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown in south Dublin could face fines of up to €500 for supplying single-u(...)

From September 1st, city businesses will have to pay an annual licence fee of €630 to erect sandwich boards outside their premises. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Gardaí agreed to support a Dublin City Council “blitz” on unauthorised sandwich boards on the city’s streets, minutes of an internal council meeting s(...)

Restaurants Association of Ireland chief executive Adrian Cummins said the visit was a missed opportunity to highlight what Dublin city centre had to offer. Photograph: Eric Luke/THE IRISH TIMES

Dublin retailers and restaurateurs saw custom drop by up to 50 per cent as a result of “poor communication” around traffic restrictions for the visit (...)

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