Bars and hotels are resigned to play a long waiting game
Irish hostelries and eateries may never be the same again, operating at perhaps 30 per cent capacity with pints pulled by hands clad in disposable gloves
Many business owners have come to regard their morning alarm less as a signal that a new working day has begun, and more as a harbinger of the latest difficulties that they suspect await them.
It’s six weeks today since Minister for Health Simon Harris asked the country’s pubs to close. Other businesses followed soon afterwards. For Irish business people that edict seems like aeons ago; a far-removed time when they had a functioning business...
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Hotels report strong bookings for staycations this summer
With trips abroad looking unlikely, holidaymakers are making reservations at home, even though it’s uncertain yet if hotels will be open
Kylemore Abbey chief reveals huge hit to revenues caused by Covid-19
The popular tourist destination celebrated its 100th anniversary last year amid a collapse in international visitors
Dede the only Irish restaurant to gain a new Michelin star
Other significant wins for Ireland include the mentor of the year title for Ross Lewis of Chapter One and the hospitality award for Saul McConnell of Noble
Virus crisis kills off McDonagh’s sale of US hospitality empire
The Supermac’s owner says his decision to invest in Claddagh Irish pubs chain was his ‘biggest mistake’ and has cost him €23m