Media Coverage – January 2023

Vote for your favourite restaurants and be in with a chance of winning a two-night gourmet break – The Irish Times

“Voting is open for the 2023 Irish Restaurant Awards, an annual nationwide initiative now in its 14th year, run by the Restaurants Association of Ireland.”

Café Across From Government Buildings Can’t Afford To Serve Certain Items Anymore –

“The Petit Café, in a note to their customers, said because of the ‘relentless’ rise in prices a number of items had to be dropped from their menu.”

Hospitality chief fears housing crisis could affect number of work permits issued – Business Post

“The Restaurants Association of Ireland has said it is concerned that decisions over the provision of work permits could be unfairly dragged into the debate on the housing crisis.”

Michelin-star restaurant shuts over “insane” running costs –

“The closure of Loam comes as the Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) cautions against raising the VAT rate for the sector, saying that on average, Ireland has lost a restaurant every day since September due to rising costs.”

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