Seal of the Government of Ireland

Government Statement – All pubs asked to close from tonight

Government Statement All pubs asked to close from tonight Government strongly advises against any ‘House Parties’  Following discussions today with the Licenced Vintners Association (LVA) and the Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI), the Government is now calling on all public houses and bars (including hotel bars) to close from this evening (Sunday 15th March) until […]

Irish Government Buildings

LVA expecting ‘clarity’ for pubs during meeting in Government Buildings

The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA), the representative body for Dublin pubs, expects clarity will be provided on how pubs are to act during the current coronavirus crisis when they attend a meeting in Government Buildings this (Sunday) afternoon. The LVA has been seeking clarity since Thursday, with the current social distancing guidelines being unworkable in […]

Corona virus

LVA calls for clarity on pub response to Coronavirus

The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA), the representative body for Dublin publicans, has called for clarity for how pubs should address the coronavirus situation. Following the statement made by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD that restaurants and cafes can remain open, the LVA believes it would be beneficial for the public health if pub specific advice […]

Corona Virus

LVA response to Green Party statement on Corona Virus

The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA), the representative body for publicans in Dublin, has noted the measures being proposed by the Green Party in relation to containing the spread of COVID-19. At this sensitive time, the LVA believes that the responsible and rational advice from the Chief Medical Officer and the Expert Advisory Group should be […]

Trading Hours St. Patrick's Day 2020

St. Patrick’s Day Trading Hours 2020

The following trading hours apply for St. Patrick’s Day 2020 under the Intoxicating Liquor Acts. St. Patrick’s Day Trading Hours 2020 Sunday 15th March (Normal Trading Hours) 12.30pm – 11.00pm Monday 16th March (Eve of a Public Holiday) 10.30am – 12.30am Tuesday 17th March (St. Patrick’s Day, Public Holiday) 12.30pm – 12.30am Wednesday 18th March […]

LVA AGM 2020

LVA AGM and Chairman’s Dinner 2020

The LVA AGM and Chairman’s Dinner for 2020 will be taking place on Tuesday 24th March in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane. This year’s after dinner speaker will be special guest, Paddy Power. A drinks reception will be held from 7.15pm with the dinner following at 8pm. We expect there will be another strong […]

LVA is holding a seminar on Managing Your Kitchen

Managing Your Kitchen – LVA Seminar

The LVA is holding a special seminar for members on ‘Managing Your Kitchen’. The seminar will include advice from Lisa Fitzpatrick, Environmental Health Office (EHO) with the HSE, as well as with Mary Daly and Jacqueline McCarthy of the Food Safety Company. The event will be held on Tuesday 11 February 2020 and is open […]

Interview Skills Workshop organised by the LVA

Interview Skills Workshop – SOLD OUT

The upcoming LVA ‘Interview Skills Workshop’ is now sold out. The workshop is being delivered by LVA HR Advisor, Gillian Knight and will take place on Thursday 30th January 2002 in Anglesea House. The purpose of the workshop is to help with improving skills when conducting interviews. The workshop has been designed to ensure the interviewers have […]

LVA publishes Irish Hospitality Industry Manifesto

Irish Hospitality Industry Manifesto published

The LVA, along with the VFI, the Irish Hotels Federation and the Restaurants Association of Ireland, have come together to publish the Irish Hospitality Industry Manifesto ahead of the upcoming General Election. This is available to view below and we would encourage all members to share this with any General Election candidates they are speaking with between […]

LVA trading and licensing arrangements

LVA view on proposed changes to Licensing Arrangements and Trading Hours

There has been some discussion in recent times about potential adjustments to licensing arrangements and trading hours. The LVA has strong views on these subjects and our position is outlined as follows. Night-Time Cultural Activity The LVA welcomes the current process underway to assess adding greater diversity to night-time cultural attractions in the nation’s capital. […]

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