Dining Week 28th January to 6th February 2022

Dining Week 28th January to 6th February 2022

We are delighted to announce the launch of Dining Week, a nationwide initiative to bring diners back into our restaurants during the quiet period from January 28th to 6th February 2022. Dining Week presents restaurants with a wonderful chance to showcase their venue...
President’s Report November 2021

President’s Report November 2021

I hope the Halloween & Autumn period kept you and your staff very busy and we can now look forward to the festive period. This time last year we were at level 3 lockdown and we were allowed to serve a maximum of 15 customers outdoors. It was hard to see light at...
RAI Statement – Budget 2022

RAI Statement – Budget 2022

Restaurants Association of Ireland describe Budget 2022 as disastrous for Hospitality & TourismIncrease of VAT rate to 13.5% next September a blow for Tourism RecoveryA still restricted Restaurant and Hospitality Sector faces a cold winder with tapering of wage...
President’s Report November 2021

President’s Report October 2021

Welcome to the Presidents report for October, As the Budget approaches, the team in RAI headquarters have been extremely busy preparing our Pre-Budget submission. This document contains a targeted package of suggested supports that will ensure the survival of many...