Restaurants Association of Ireland welcomes Government order for all Restaurants & Cafés to limit their supply to take away and deliveries only from midnight tonight due the COVID-19 pandemic

According to the Restaurants Association of Ireland, while the increase in measures is welcome, a bespoke hospitality aid package is required for our industry immediately Adrian Cummins, CEO of The Restaurants Association of Ireland, has welcomed the decision today by the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET), which includes an…

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New Measures announced by Revenue don’t go a fraction of the way towards helping businesses, especially the Tourism and Hospitality sector

Adrian Cummins, CEO of the Restaurants Association of Ireland, stated: “Currently, thousands of workers are being laid off as we speak. A specific aid package for the Tourism and Hospitality sector need to be in place by Monday morning.” The Restaurant Association’s emergency demands are: Immediate reduction of the VAT…

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President’s Report – March 2020

Welcome to my Presidents Newsletter for March, I hope there were more positives than negatives to take from the month of February which I know was a huge challenge for many restauranteurs. We have been through an election and it looks like there is a stalemate and a possibility of…

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New Chef work permits announcement welcomed by Restaurants Association of Ireland

“Massive step forward towards solving Chef skill shortage in hospitality” The Restaurants Association of Ireland have welcomed the announcement today from Heather Humphreys, T.D., Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, regarding chef work permits in Ireland. The new announcement will see all chef grades now eligible for work permits, with…

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