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LVA publishes Irish Hospitality Industry Manifesto

Government on verge of destroying own plan 3 days after publication – LVA

Government and NPHET practising “pick and mix approach” to national strategy No correlation between HPSC data on outbreaks which show zero open outbreaks in pubs and NPHET advice The Government is on the verge of destroying their own plan only three days after they published it, according to the Licensed Vintners Association (LVA). The LVA were speaking in reaction to media

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Singling out of non food pubs again would completely destroy publican trust in Government

Cabinet must stick to its decision of last Tuesday to re-open all pubs Contradictory messaging from Government and NPHET adding enormously to uncertainty and stress facing publicans If Dublin pubs are not allowed to re-open on 21 September the repeated singling out of non food pubs from other hospitality businesses would completely destroy the trust

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Pubs reopening 21 September

“About Time” – Vintners welcome fixed reopening date for pubs

Latest date is fourth reopening date provided to non food pubs Non food pubs will have been closed for 189 days by the time they reopen The two representative bodies for pubs across Ireland have welcomed the announcement that non food pubs will be allowed to reopen, saying “it’s about time”. The Licensed Vintners Association

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More than 4 out of every 10 Dublin pubs planning on reopening as a restaurant in June

More than four out of every ten pubs in Dublin are planning on reopening ‘essentially as restaurants’ on 29th June, according to new figures released by the Licensed Vintners Association (LVA).  In light of this data, the LVA has called on the Government to follow through on their promise to engage with the sector about

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Radical proposals to meet public health requirements include operating dispense only bars

LVA and VFI seeking urgent meeting with Government

Pub representatives will put forward a series of radical proposals to maintain public health compliance The Licensed Vintners’ Association (LVA) and the Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) have written to the Government accepting their invitation to discuss the Government Roadmap and its implications for pubs as a matter of urgency. This follows commitments made by

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Mayday moment for pubs in Ireland

Mayday for pubs as Government announcement treats them as “second class citizens” – LVA and VFI

Social distancing presents same challenges to all hospitality businesses Government need to explain why they have discriminated against pubs Call on Government to work with industry on a reopening plan Keeping pubs closed, while restaurants and cafes can reopen, represents a ‘Mayday’ moment for pubs across Ireland, who believe the Government measures are treating them

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3 out of 4 Dublin pubs opposed to restaurants reopening but pubs staying shut

Almost 7 out of 10 willing to reopen with restricted capacity, following strict public health and social distancing guidelines 6 out of 10 say they will go out of business if asked to stay closed into 2021 50% ‘appalled’ by insurance sector, further 33% dissatisfied 3 out of 4 satisfied with Government response to crisis

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All foodservice venues must be allowed to reopen at the same time - LVA

All hospitality businesses serving food/ alcohol must be treated the same

Call comes in response to suggestions that restaurants and cafes may reopen in ‘early Phase 2’ of Government plan, while pubs stay closed until ‘later phases’ Majority of LVA members have Restaurant Certificates and must be allowed to open All food and alcohol serving hospitality businesses including pubs, restaurants, hotels and cafes should be treated

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