Hospitality Sector Devastated and Fearful for Future with announcement of further restrictions

60% of hospitality staff will be laid off Christmas week following Government announcement The Hospitality Sector has reacted with shock and devastation this evening following Government’s announcement of further restrictions on trading hours. Speaking following the announcement CEO of the Restaurants Association of Ireland, Adrian Cummins said; “This has been a devastating blow for hospitality […]

Restaurant and Hospitality Sector cautiously welcomes the Government’s announcement regarding the easing of COVID restrictions

The Restaurant Association of Ireland has cautiously welcomed the Government’s latest announcement regarding the entitled “Reframing the Challenge, Continuing Our Recovery and Reconnecting” plan. Chief Executive of the Restaurants Association of Ireland Adrian Cummins said, “The announcement made this evening by An Taoiseach Micheál Martin T.D. goes a long way in terms of outlining a roadmap […]

Restaurants Association Of Ireland Urges Government To Retain 9% VAT Rate

The Restaurants Association of Ireland today is urging the Government to retain the 9% VAT rate for the tourism and hospitality industry. The reduction in the VAT rate to 9% has improved the competitiveness of the Accommodation and Food Services sector since it was introduced, and has also helped ensure the viability of many businesses […]