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Mixed reaction from local hospitality industry following new guidelines

Aug 6, 2021 17:08 By Shannonside News
Mixed reaction from local hospitality industry following new guidelines Mixed reaction from local hospitality industry following new guidelines
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The rules say live music is allowed in outdoor settings and social events of up to 200 people can be held.

There's a mixed reaction from the local hospitality sector to the new guidelines,

The Vintners Federation of Ireland is welcoming the change to allow live music to take place outdoors,

While Head of the Restaurants Association of Ireland Adrian Cummins says it will be impossible to police the outdoor settings to make sure people are not mingling between tables:

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Former chef at Viewmount House in Longford Gary O' Hanlon says while the increase in numbers outdoors is welcome, extending opening hours beyond 11:30pm would have been more helpful:

 

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