Wednesday September 30, 2020

Poll: Support for the government’s handling of the crisis drops dramatically

Majority polled in favour of ‘wet pubs’ being allowed to reopen

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

@aiden_corkery
13th September, 2020
Ppubs across the country are due to reopen on September 21, but Nphet has suggested keeping pubs in Dublin closed for longer due to a spike in Covid-19 cases in the capital

A clear majority of people want so-called “wet pubs” to be allowed open, the latest Business Post/Red C poll shows.

The poll, which was conducted between September 3 and 9, found that 50 per cent of respondents were in favour of allowing pubs that only serve alcohol to reopen on the same terms as those that serve food.

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