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Industry reps react to long awaited reopening

Oct 22, 2021 08:10 By Shannonside News
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Pubs will no longer have to close at 11.30 from tonight - but customers still won't be able to drink at the bar.

Those involved in the nightlife industry say it’s a huge relief to finally have a reopening plan.

Nightclubs can reopen tonight at 100 per cent capacity and pubs and restaurants no longer have to close at half 11.

Up to 1,500 people can stand at indoor gigs and people can get a drink at the bar while staying 2 metres apart.

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Martin Nolan, Owner of MPI Artists booking agency, says it’s great news:

Weddings can also go ahead with a 100 per cent attendance today, for the first time in over 19 months.

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Capacity limits are also removed today for all other religious services.

Ciara Crossan, the chief executive of wedding-dates dot ie, says it's a significant day for couples:

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Sports venues can operate at 100 per cent capacity today, for the first time since the pandemic began.

The easing of restrictions comes just in time for two FAI Cup semi-finals this evening.

Former All-Ireland winning captain with Kerry, Darran O'Sullivan, says it's also good news for club GAA games:

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