Wednesday July 15, 2020

The day of reckoning: how businesses will reopen tomorrow

From barbers to bars, countless business owners all over Ireland will tomorrow take the first tentative steps towards recovery and a return to relative normality

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

28th June, 2020
Andrea Horan with her sister Michelle, of Tropical Popical on South William Street, Dublin 2 Picture: Fergal Phillips

Andrea Horan has had leopard print perspex screens installed at her nail salon, as part of what she calls the “the pantomime of safety”.

Tropical Popical on South William Street in Dublin 2 is something of an institution among its clients, with flashy fashion and kitsch a big part of its selling point. Horan wants to make sure the business doesn’t lose its soul as a more sterile environment is needed to meet...

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