Concern Is Mounting For The Tourism Industry Leeside Due To Covid-19

Hoteliers warn that thousands more jobs could be lost if current restrictions remain in place

49% room occupancy was recorded in July and August this year, a figure which stood at 90% in 2019.

It's led to calls for increased Government supports, an easing of restrictions on indoor gatherings, and a reduction in VAT rates as well as increased Covid-19 testing.

Speaking to RedFM News Head of Visit Cork Seamus Heaney says he has a huge concern for tourism and hospitality Leeside:

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