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There Have Been Suggestions To Cut Off-Licence Opening Hours During The Pandemic

A Fine Gael minister has suggested cutting off-licence opening hours during the pandemic. Patrick O'...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:20 PM - 7 Oct 2020



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

There Have Been Suggestions To Cut Off-Licence Opening Hours During The Pandemic

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:20 PM - 7 Oct 2020

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A Fine Gael minister has suggested cutting off-licence opening hours during the pandemic.

Patrick O'Donovan raised the issue at last night's Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting, citing concerns about house parties and excess alcohol consumption.

But would this be a step too far?

Eunan McKinney, Head of Communications and Advocacy with Alcohol Action Ireland, joined us to give his view.

There Have Been Suggestions To Cut Off-Licence Opening Hours During The Pandemic

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