Social distancing ‘not financially viable’ for nightclubs
Steve Manning, who worked with the Department of Arts and Culture to organise a pilot nightclub event in Button Factory, said that the proposal to advise social distancing and mask wearing in nightclubs could lead to event cancellations
A Dublin promoter that helped organise a pilot nightclub event held in September said it was “not financially viable” for nightclubs to implement social distancing.
Steve Manning, owner of The Big Romance on Parnell Street and promoter with Hidden Agenda, the events company, told the Business Post that any reduction in capacity or the implementation of curfews or social distancing measures could lead to planned events having to be cancelled.
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