Jean Mccabe

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Adrian Cummins, chief executive of the RAI, said ‘our reading of it is that hospitality won’t be touched, just retail’. Photograph: iStock

The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) has said it does not believe that the hospitality sector will be affected by new Government restrictions (...)

Many in the retail sector had expected to face another closure after Christmas but not this soon, according to Retail Excellence deputy chairwoman Jean McCabe. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Representatives of the retail sector expressed “bewilderment” that non-essential stores are once again being forced to shut their doors despite an abs(...)

A shop on Dublin’s Henry street closing down due to liquidation in September. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) has claimed Level 3 restrictions will see 50,000 jobs lost in the pub sector. The body, which represents pu(...)

The local multiplier effect means that every €100 spent in the local economy is actually worth €500. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

There was no sign of much change in consumer behaviour as folk lined up in their hundreds to buy cheap clothes from Penneys when its flagship shop on (...)

Shops on Henry Street, Dublin, on Sunday ahead of reopening. Photograph: Tom Honan

People should not expect the experience of shopping to be the same as it was before the lockdown, the spokeswoman for one of Ireland’s leading retail (...)

Ennis is a pretty town with lots of listed buildings, independent shopping and a thriving arts and music scene. The statue of Daniel O’Connell on a pi(...)