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 Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) and the Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI) 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 nature outgoing people
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 Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI) and The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) has reacted to the Government announcement of a package for pubs this evening, saying “we asked for Support, Not Sympathy and the Government
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 not Sympathy’
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
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
Decision made by politicians divorced from reality Rural family-run pubs will bear the brunt of shocking decision Major stimulus package required to save rural pubs The Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI) says the Government
3,499 pubs who are yet to open have called for the urgent publication of the reopening guidelines, according the Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI). Despite being due to open in just 11 days, these pubs
Economist Anthony Foley authors report on impact of Covid-19 on the drinks industry and analyses the effect of a reduced VAT rate on on-trade alcohol sales Report concludes that consumer demand will be lower after
The partial opening of the country’s pubs will enable publicans to start rebuilding their businesses after three months of enforced closure, but will also introduce an onerous responsibility on them to ensure new health guidelines
ALMOST 3 OUT OF 4 REGULAR PUB GOERS PLAN ON RETURNING DURING FIRST MONTH OF REOPENING – LVA AND VFI Representative bodies urge publicans across the country to follow the guidelines and put the