The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) says the political decision to keep pubs closed while allowing food premises to reopen highlights a stunning act of Government hypocrisy, which has resulted in publicans now being treated
The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) says speculation that pubs will be permitted to open only if they have a chef and kitchen is further proof that Government and its NPHET partners will stop at
Pubs, restaurants and cafes must be allowed the opportunity to open together when lockdown restrictions are lifted, as the Government’s own data proves private dwellings, not hospitality outlets, are the primary source of Covid outbreaks.
The VFI, LVA and Hospitality Ulster have joined forces with Guinness Raising the Bar to launch #KEEPTHELIGHTSON – a campaign that will quite literally shine a light on our pubs, highlighting their readiness for a
The Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI) and The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) has warned that the country will face a “two-tier Christmas” if the hospitality sector remains closed when we emerge from the current lockdown.
The Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI) says measures introduced in Budget 2021 to aid the sector will bring some degree of confidence to publicans, who are facing into a protracted period of uncertainty after enduring
The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) is calling on Government to immediately introduce Minimum Unit Pricing and curtail the availability of cheap alcohol as part of the overall strategy to reduce the country’s infection rate.
The Government decision to move the entire country to Level Three will see 50,000 bar staff lose their jobs in another devastating development for the pub sector in a year where it has borne the
Statement from Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI) Chief Executive Padraig Cribben: “The general sense from talking to publicans around the country is they’re happy to be open and meeting old regulars. Publicans are by their
The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) is on the verge of collapsing the entire pub sector in Ireland as it effectively closes most pubs in Dublin and threatens similar action in the rest of
The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) says the entire hospitality sector should be treated equally in the ‘Living with Covid’ Roadmap which is due to be published Tuesday. Publicans, say the VFI, are anxious to
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 (LVA) and the Vintners Federation of
The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland (VFI) says the introduction of a new law, which states that restaurants and pubs serving food must now record all individual food orders and keep that data for 28 days, is “bureaucracy gone mad”
The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) and the Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI) has reacted to the Government announcement of a package for pubs this evening, saying “we asked for Support, Not Sympathy and the Government
Previous Next Grassroots social media campaign sees publicans, family members and staff in every county highlighting plight of sector as they pose outside their pubs Thousands of pubs across Ireland pushed the Government for ‘Support
Publicans are pressing the Government to provide a strong support package for pubs who are unable to open due to the public health circumstances. With pubs being treated differently to other sectors of the economy
Over 3,500 publicans across Ireland, who are desperate to open next Monday (10th August), say they feel used as a ‘messaging tool’ by the Government that wishes, say publicans, to convey its public health message
VAT reduction for on-trade alcohol, while welcome, does nothing for the 3,500 pubs that remain closed Two-tier sector exists in drinks industry with over half of Ireland’s pubs still closed Government guidelines and Covid measures