OTHER OTHER The Dublin pub has made the heartbreaking decision to close during what is usually the busiest trading week of the year.
Phibsboro’s McGowans made the difficult decision to close until after Christmas because of the volume Covid-19 Cases like the new restrictions see an 8pm curfew imposed on pubs and restaurants.
McGowans posted: “Due to the high level of Covid and Christmas for a few more days, we have made the decision to close until after Christmas.
“We’ll see you on December 27.”
This is not the first Dublin pub to announce closures.
O’Neill pub owners on Pearse Street are also closing stores until the new restrictions are lifted.
They felt that it would not be possible to continue opening with the new 8pm closing time and said: “With heavy hearts, we have decided to close O’Neills until the 8pm admission restrictions evening is removed.
“Unfortunately, it is not possible to trade under the new restrictions. Thank you to all our loyal customers for their support.
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“Look forward to welcoming you back in 2022. Wishing you a happy and healthy holiday season. All at O’Neills.”
The Harcourt Street bar also announced that it will not be able to open until restrictions are lifted but hopes to welcome customers back in the new year.
Club Conradh na Gaeilge is an Irish-speaking pub in the heart of Dublin.
Management thanked customers for their support and wished Dubliners a Merry Christmas and loyal customers praised the pub for the extremely difficult decision despite being deeply disappointed by the news.
CHRISTMAS PLEA FROM CMO
The country’s top doctor also confirmed that the Omicron variant now accounts for two-thirds of confirmed cases in the country.
“As we continue to see increased morbidity in our youth population, I would urge all parents, guardians and extended friends and family to support these young people,” he said. young people in your life to reduce contact with them.
“I know that this is not an easy task for any of us and it can feel very unfair that we continue to ask so many of our young people, especially at a time when this particular year.
“This group has made significant sacrifices to protect loved ones and I want to thank them for that. It is important now that we continue to encourage and support each other to make sacrifices, take responsible actions, and continue to follow public health advice.
“This week, try and meet only the people you will spend Christmas Day with. Keep your contacts as low as possible to protect those around you. “
https://www.thesun.ie/money/8106388/mcgowans-phibsboro-pubs-shutting-doors-christmas-covid/ Covid-19 Ireland – Phibsboro’s McGowans joins other pubs closed for Christmas as Covid crisis worsens