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Longer Opening hours for Irish Pubs

The Irish Government are to extend the opening hours for pubs bars and night clubs in Ireland from January 2023.   The changes will allow nightclubs to remain open until 6am, however the sale of alcohol will not be permitted beyond 5am, This new legislation will bring Ireland in line with other European countries, while pubs opening hours will open at10.30 and  will be permitted to serve alcohol until 12.30am..

Late bars will also be permitted to operated until 2.30am and early closing hours on Sundays will be scrapped. This is welcome news for the hospitality industry as Irish pubs and night clubs are still recovering from the effects of the Covid19 restrictions and also the ongoing war in Ukraine which has seen a continued increase in energy costs.


 Energy crisis as a result of Ukraine war causing  serious problems for many Irish pubs

Some Irish pubs could be forced to close for good in the winter due to the spiraling costs of energy and gas,  bosses have warned.

Energy supplies across the continent are under severe pressure, with costs spiking as a result and Ireland now facing the prospect of winter power blackouts.

Minister for the Environment Eamon Ryan appeared on Tuesday morning in front of an Oireachtas Committee to discuss energy security, announcing that a new plan to combat energy poverty is set to be published shortly after September’s budget.

 One of rhe industries whish are  being affected badly by the price hikes is the hospitality industry.

Speaking on Tuesday, VFI Chief Executive Paul Clancy told the Irish Mirror: "There is no doubt pubs across Ireland are facing an extremely challenging autumn and winter period.



The easing Coronavirus COVID-19 restrictions now means that you can again enjoy good food and live entertainment and parties in all pubs and bars in Ireland.

Irish pubs will continue to adhere to all Covid19 guidelines at all  times


Memories of Queen Elizabeth 11 visit to Ireland

The people of Ireland have happy memories of the historic visit by Queen Elizabeth to Ireland. This visit and the events she attended helped to heal the many wounds of British involvement in Ireland in past centuries and decades and created a stronger bond of friendship and good will between our two nations. 

Great Britain has been home to many thousands of Irish people who carved out successful careers there, many owning and running successful Irish pubs in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Glasgow Edinburgh, Cardiff and many other towns and cities across the UK 

Queen Elizabeth 11 Historical speech at banquet in Dublin Castle

Queen Elizabeth 11 Historical speech at banquet in Dublin Castle

Queen Elizabeth 11  with Irish President Mary Mc Aleese  at the wreath laying cermony in the Garden of  Rememberance in Dublin

Queen Elizabeth 11  with Irish President Mary Mc Aleese  at the wreath laying ceremony in the Garden of  Remembrance in Dublin.

Queen Elizabeth 11 and Prince Philip visiting the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin

Queen Elizabeth 11 and Prince Philip visiting the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin

Queen Elizabeth 11 greeting members of the public in Cork City

Queen Elizabeth 11 greeting members of the public in Cork City

Queen Elizabeth 11visiting the English Market in Cork City




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