The more people that are vaccinated the more people that can again enjoy indoor hospitality. That’s the view of Castlebar publican/restauranteur Pat Moran.
Indoor hospitality is available to vaccinated people for a week now , and the response from regulars and visitors has been great, according to Pat, who runs Bucko’s Bar on Linenhall Street in the county town.
Due to his location, Pat was unable to provide outdoor hospitality and he says from a mental health viewpoint it was difficult to see the industry opening up again in early July, but premises like his own forced to remain closed at the height of the tourist season.
Pat has been telling Midwest News Editor Teresa O'Malley about business since he re-opened the doors just over a week ago...