Nadine O’Regan: It’s great to be back, but hospitality is suffering

On our mini-moon in Cork and Kerry we enjoyed heavenly hotels and restaurants, but some were under pressure, trying to maintain standards while training up inexperienced staff. All of them had to endure the sight of the great and the good in Dublin appearing to live by different rules

8th August, 2021
Nadine O’Regan: It’s great to be back, but hospitality is suffering
Time is running out for restaurateurs: the summer will be over soon. Picture: Barry Murphy

The sky was blue. The sun shone brightly. We were on our mini-moon in Kerry and Cork last month and we just couldn’t believe our luck. It was like we’d ordered the weather off a menu. Happy? I was so happy in my Instagram stories that I wouldn’t have blamed anyone for unfollowing – if it’s possible to troll people via sending them relentlessly good weather shots, then consider me guilty as charged....

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