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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Last Orders

This year
Wetherspoons selling pubs in Cork, Waterford and Carlow for €10m
Three pubs will be sold as going concerns but the UK group will hang onto its Dublin and Belfast outposts.
Last year
Beer garden off O'Connell Street used by three pubs faces closure due to hotel development
The beer garden, shared by Fibber Magee’s, The Living Room and Murray’s, has been described as a ‘unique cultural centre’.
All time
Department clarifies that hotel bars must close at midnight - even for wedding guests
All activities associated with bars must cease at midnight, a spokesperson said.
Ulster ready to pull shutters down on long season with trip to Edinburgh
Dan McFarland’s side take on the Scots in their final game of the Rainbow Cup.
'We are running out of places to dance': Appeals lodged against plans that would shut Dublin's Rí Rá and The Globe
A planned major expansion of the Central Hotel would see two popular nighttime hotspots in Dublin city shut.
Taoiseach says 'takeaway pints phenomenon' to be reviewed and could be stopped
Micheál Martin said the government will ‘look very seriously’ at stopping the practice.
Premier League kick-off times amended due to new pub opening hours
The changes come into effect from Monday.
105-minute time limit in pubs will be in place for just three weeks, says Fáilte Ireland
Pubs can serve alcohol along with a ‘substantial meal’ from 29 June.
Minister for Health says all pubs should close from tonight
The decision was announced this afternoon by health minister Simon Harris.
Health minister Harris seeks to crackdown on alcohol promotions
The awarding of loyalty points and short term price promotions would be banned under the new regulations.
Drug that reduces the urge to drink alcohol to be available from HSE
The drug is aimed at people who drink the equivalent of half a bottle of wine or three pints every day.
Dublin's dozens of derelict pubs are being documented by one man and his bike
John Geraghty is cycling around the city photographing pubs that have closed their doors.
Why can't I get a drink on Good Friday?
Today is one of two days you can’t buy alcohol in Ireland – why?
Irish people consumed 38 million litres of pure alcohol last year
That’s 3 million litres less than 2012.
Guinness pulls out of sponsorship of NYC Patrick's Day parade at the last minute
Guinness said it was unhappy with the treatment of LGBT groups in the New York City parade.
Here's what a drink costs in the Leinster House bars
This is the price list from the bars in Leinster House, with a pint 60 cent cheaper than it is across the road and Racing UK on the televisions.
5 late deals we'd like to see done before the transfer window closes
There’s just one week to go for clubs to do their business. We’re looking at you, Arsene.
Dublin* fans urged to hit the Hill on time for Leinster final with Royals
*And Meath supporters too.
But... why? Qatar questions need for alcohol at 2022 World Cup stadiums
“I don’t see the reason for it being in the stadium,” a tournament organiser said this morning.
Government puts e-voting machines up for auction
The cabinet formally agrees to sell off the 7,500 voting machines – some of them never used – to the most attractive bidder.