Thursday August 6, 2020

Publican Chawke to reopen his pubs in June

Charlie Chawke says restaurant licences mean several of his pubs can open – but they will use masks and carry out temperature checks

17th May, 2020
Charlie Chawke: ‘I’ll abide by the same regulations as anyone else’. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Charlie Chawke, the well-known publican, has said staff will wear masks and have temperature checks and carry out a sanitising routine every half hour when his venues reopen next month.

Chawke, the owner of Searsons and the Goat in Dublin, drew criticism last week when he said he would reopen most of his nine premises in June, rather than in August when pubs are allowed to open their doors, because the majority of his venues...

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