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Cavan bar owner says latest guidance for re-opening pubs is 'unworkable'

Jun 17, 2020 13:06 By News Northern Sound
Cavan bar owner says latest guidance for re-opening pubs is 'unworkable' Cavan bar owner says latest guidance for re-opening pubs is 'unworkable'
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The owner of a bar in Cavan says the latest guidance for re-opening pubs that serve food is unworkable and off the wall. The

The owner of a bar in Cavan says the latest guidance for re-opening pubs that serve food is unworkable and off the wall.

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has issued new guidelines to Failte Ireland, which states people will have to spend at least nine euro when they buy a 'substantial meal' in pubs when they re-open on the 29th June.

It’s understood that customers will only be allowed to stay for 90 minutes and they must pre-book.

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Seamus Farrell, owner of Fifth Avenue Bar on Main Street in Cavan, says the guidance is unenforceable and relies on out-dated legislation.

He told The Joe Finnegan Show that the measures aren’t feasible:

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