VFI Says It's Now Or Never For Many Pubs Across The Country

It says if some pubs don't reopen next Monday as part of Phase 4 they may never reopen

Yesterday 53 new cases of the virus were confirmed with a five day average of 47.

There are fears the increase in cases over the last week could stop Phase 4 going ahead.

CEO of the Vintners Federation of Ireland, Padraig Cribben, is worried pubs are being blamed for the mistakes of the general public:

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