A bar owner in Cavan Town has called for hospitality businesses to follow covid guidelines to ensure the sector can remain open and avoid further closures.
Indoor dining resumed today for the first time since Christmas.
Groups of up to six people can dine indoors provided they're vaccinated or have recovered from the virus.
Facemasks will still be required while moving around pubs or restaurants, but not while seated.
Donal Keoghan is the owner of the Imperial Bar in Cavan Town.
He told Northern Sound that every venue has a role to play in avoiding future lockdowns: