Bars and restaurants to resume indoor service today
Cork’s bars and restaurants can open their doors for indoor dining for the first time since December.
Only those who have been fully vaccinated or have recovered from Covid-19, will be allowed to avail of indoor service.
A maximum of 6 adults will be allowed at one table and wearing face masks will be mandatory while not seated.
Donal O’Keeffe, Chief Executive of the LVA says there are a lot of mixed feelings around the reopening.
“Today is a huge day for our industry – we’re approaching it with a mix of relief, hope and nervousness after the longest hospitality lockdown in the world.
“Some of our members have been closed an incredible 497 days, so it is a very important day as we begin to rebuild our businesses.”