Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has just announced a new list of rules for the re-opening of pubs and indoor dining spaces in Ireland.
Rules for Indoor Dining and Pubs
- No live or loud music.
- Customers will not be allowed sit at the bar.
- An 11.30pm curfew will be imposed.
- Multiple tables cannot be booked indoors.
- Only table service will be allowed.
- A maximum of six people aged 13 or over permitted per table.
- Tables must be at least one metre apart both indoors and outdoors.
- The one-metre rule will only be allowed inside if the table is pre-booked and all public health measures are adhered to.
- These measures including contact tracing, ventilation and enhanced hygiene measures, masks will have to be worn at all times other than seated at your table.
- There is no time limit being implemented if tables are two metres apart, outdoors and indoors.
- However, tables one metre apart indoors will be restricted to one hour and forty-five minutes.
- The €9 substantial meal has been scrapped.
- These rules also apply to hotels, guesthouses and B&Bs which will reopen on June 2nd.