Covid-19 signage on a bar in FIRE restaurant. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

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Chow down: The law nolonger prohibits pets from cafes and restaurants. Photograph: Getty Images

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 Ross Lewis, chef and owner, with Eric Matthews, head chef at Chapter One. Photographs: Alan Betson

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