July President’s Report

Welcome to my July newsletter, as we reopen our doors, I am grateful to be in a position to do so and it would not have been possible without the sheer determination from our CMO Tony Holohan. I would like to extend our thoughts and prayers to Tony and his…

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Restaurants Association of Ireland express huge disappointment with lack of economic focus for Tourism in new Department realignment

Exclusion of Tourism from standalone department to address the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the sector sends shockwaves across Restaurant Businesses RAI look forward to working closely with Minister Catherine Martin T.D to rebuild and stabilise the Restaurant and Tourism Sector “The Restaurants Association of Ireland expressed significant…

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Ireland’s Largest Tip Jar

The Restaurants Association of Ireland and Paddy Irish Whiskey come together to support Ireland’s Hospitality Industry The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) and Paddy Irish Whiskey have come together to create Ireland’s largest virtual tip jar to support the hospitality industry during these challenging times. They have started an initiative…

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RAI voice ongoing concerns regarding 2 metre Social Distancing as Fáilte Ireland Re-opening Guidelines are Launched for Cafes & Restaurants

9 out 10 Restaurants will remain shut at 2 metres Social Distancing Adrian Cummins, CEO of the RAI, says the industry aims to have 120,000 employees back to work after reopening on the 29th June under 1 metre social distancing guidance The Restaurants Association of Ireland welcome Fáilte Ireland’s Reopening…

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Restaurants Association of Ireland call on Government to allow all Hospitality & Tourism Businesses reopen on Phase 3 – 29th June

CEO of the Restaurants Association of Ireland says all Hospitality & Tourism Sectors should be treated equally and allowed reopen on the 29th June under strict Public Health Guidelines The Restaurants Association of Ireland has called on the Government to speed up the reopening of the Tourism & Hospitality Sector…

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