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Pub, Restaurant, Salon And Hotel Owners React To The Easing Of Restrictions

The government has announced dates for the easing of COVID-19 restrictions this summer. Pubs and res...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:51 PM - 29 Apr 2021



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Pub, Restaurant, Salon And Hotel Owners React To The Easing Of Restrictions

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:51 PM - 29 Apr 2021

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The government has announced dates for the easing of COVID-19 restrictions this summer.

Pubs and restaurants will open for outdoor dining on 7 June, with hotels opening on 2 June. Salons and retail will open on 10 May.

We were joined by a number of representatives from these sectors, who gave their reaction to the announcement:

  • Michael O'Donovan, owner of the Castle Inn in Cork and chair of the Cork branch of the Vintners Federation of Ireland
  • Gina Murphy, owner of Hugo's Restaurant in Dublin
  • Margaret O'Rourke Doherty, CEO of the Hair and Beauty Industry Confederation
  • Jean McCabe, Vice Chair of Retail Excellence Ireland and owner of Willow in Ennis, Co. Clare
  • Fergal Harte from the Kingsley Hotel in Cork and Chair of the Cork branch of the Irish Hotels Federation
  • Sarah Slattery from TheTravelExpert.ie

Pub, Restaurant, Salon And Hotel Owners React To The Easing Of Restrictions

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