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Pub guidelines withheld from tourism reopening report

Publicans frustrated by lack of advice from government on how pubs can operate after July 20

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

14th June, 2020
The Queens, a historic pub in Dalkey in Dublin, announced last week that it was closing down, in a sign of the pressure that the sector is under

Leo Varadkar’s department stepped in at a late stage to block the release of a report about how to reopen the country’s shuttered pubs, the Business Post has learned.

Fáilte Ireland published a series of guidelines last week on how to reopen the country’s key tourism industries broken down into various sectors including restaurants, hotels, cafés and visitor attractions.

Pubs, however, were not...

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