Restaurants Association says restoration of reduced VAT is vital

The Restaurants Association of Ireland is claiming one in five restaurants will close if the reduced VAT rate for the hospitality sector isn't restored.

Restaurant Association of Ireland, VAT, Brexit

CEO Adrian Cummins says in the wake of a hard brexit, which now looks more likely, the problems already caused by the weakness of sterling will be further exacerbated.

He says Minister Shane Ross and his cabinet colleagues must take heed...........