Acting chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn and Taoiseach Micheál Martin  during a post-Cabinet press briefing at Government Buildings. Photograph: PA Photo

and STEPHEN MAGUIRE People across the Border from Co Donegal have been urged to use their “civil an moral conscience” if considering visiting the coun(...)

The Government expects to reopen all pubs by the middle of the month. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

New guidelines for the operation of so-called “wet pubs” contain few if any new restrictions on their operation, compared with pubs serving food. The(...)

 Publican Hugh Hourican with a pint of Guinness and a receipt at The Boar’s Head Pub on Capel Street, Dublin. Publicans are annoyed with the suggestion that they have to retain sales receipts for 28 days. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A number of Ministers are exasperated at the latest self-inflicted controversy for the Government after poor communications and confusion prompted fur(...)

Publicans who reopen their premises during an enforced closure could face a fine of €5,000 or one year in jail. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Denying entry to a garda trying to inspect a pub for compliance with Covid-19 regulations will result in a fine of up to €2,500 on conviction, under n(...)

The Cabinet decided on Friday that ‘wet’ pubs – ones which do not serve meals – will not be permitted to open next week. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said there is no guarantee pubs will reopen this year as industry groups strongly criticised the Government’s new €16 millio(...)

File photo. Photograph: Dara MacDonaill

Two thirds of Ireland’s pubs will be out of business by the new year if current conditions persist, according to an umbrella group representing the se(...)

“This is Groundhog Day for the trade as twice now the reopening of pubs has been postponed.” Photograph: Getty Images

The Government’s sympathy for 3,500 “abandoned” pubs that must now remain closed due to a rise in Covid-19 infections in the State will do nothing to (...)

Closed pubs in Dublin’s Temple Bar. Publicans had hoped they would  be able to reopen on  August 10th. Photograph: Collins

What did the Cabinet meet to decide? Whether the State could move into Phase Four of the so-called roadmap for reopening society and business from ne(...)

Acting Chief Medical Office  Dr Ronan Glynn: ‘Ensure gatherings are kept to a minimum and invite no more than 10 others into your home.’ Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Dublin

There have been no further deaths related to Covid-19 in the State and 45 new cases confirmed, according to figures released on Saturday evening by th(...)

Plans to reopen pubs that do not serve food and nightclubs has been postponed until August 10th. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government has delayed the next reopening phase from the Covid-19 lockdown, postponing the reopening of remaining pubs and resumption of larger ga(...)

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