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The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Why Do Theatres Have To Remain Closed When Gyms, Restaurants And Cinemas Can Open?

Cultural venues such as galleries, museums and cinemas can now welcome back visitors under Level 3 r...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

6:12 PM - 2 Dec 2020



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Why Do Theatres Have To Remain Closed When Gyms, Restaurants And Cinemas Can Open?

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

6:12 PM - 2 Dec 2020

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Cultural venues such as galleries, museums and cinemas can now welcome back visitors under Level 3 restrictions.

However, theatres are to remain closed. But why is this the case?

Speaking at last night's NPHET briefing, Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan said that the difference in risk between cinemas and theatres had not been considered.

Dolores Mannion, director of Cork Arts Theatre, and Fianna Fáil Senator Malcolm Byrne joined us to discuss this.

Why Do Theatres Have To Remain Closed When Gyms, Restaurants And Cinemas Can Open?

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