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Live music now permitted for outdoor hospitality settings in Ireland

The guidelines for outdoor hospitality settings have been updated, which now allows live music in outdoor settings for diners.

The Government confirmed that guidelines were updated following advice from the Attorney General.


Live music remains prohibited for indoor hospitality settings, but are allowed to take place outdoors providing they are two metres from the diners.

Organised outdoor events are now allowed cater for a maximum of 200 people.

The updated guidelines also allow for customers to book multiple tables, provided there is no intermingling between tables.


There remains a limit of six people per table of people who are over the age of 13. However, the limit does not account for children under 13 years of age, where a limit of 15 people is permitted.


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