It’s expected tables will have to be one metre apart for both indoor and outdoor dining.
New guidelines for the reopening of the hospitality sector will be published later.
The Failte Ireland guidelines are expected to say there will be no time limit for outdoor dining but there will be a limit for indoor dining.
Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector due out https://t.co/sQdB6lLxiS— Adrian Cummins 🇮🇪🇪🇺 (@adriancummins) May 25, 2021
It’s also expected that tables will have to be one metre apart for both indoor and outdoor dining.
Adrian Cummins from the Restaurants Association of Ireland says that’s welcomed news for businesses.
Outdoor dining is set to resume here on June 7th but no date has been set for indoor dining.
European Affairs Minister, Thomas Byrne, says Ireland isn’t the only country which is being cautious about this.
Covid-19: New guidelines for resumption of hospitality to put 105-minute limit on indoor visits to pubs and restaurants https://t.co/t1UbtKem3f— The Irish Times (@IrishTimes) May 25, 2021
The time limit for indoor dining is set to return when the hospitality sector fully reopens.
Stephanie Rohan, reporting on Tuesday lunchtime, has more.