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04th Sep 2020

Hotel Doolin shares sassy message to Minister Donnelly in response to ‘nonsensical laws’

Sarah Finnan

Hotel Doolin

According to the Hotel Doolin Twitter bio, they’re a ‘small hotel with BIG personality’… something they proved true with their latest message to Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly.

Businesses in the hospitality industry are reeling at the news that they will be required to keep a 28-day record of all individual customer food orders going forward. The latest government guidelines to be introduced, they’ve not gone down well especially with owners at Hotel Doolin who put their thoughts down in a letter addressed to Minister Donnelly.

It reads:

‘Hotel Doolin will not be recording what our customers have to eat for their breakfast, lunch and dinner as we working people have enough to be doing trying our best to keep our business open and everyone safe without following nonsensical laws.

You, on the other hand, obviously have plenty of time on your hands to be coming up with crap like this so I would suggest maybe you go do a day’s work experience in a meat factory or have a sleepover in a direct provision centre and see how you like it.’

Several other restaurateurs, publicans and hospitality business owners have reacted to the new guidelines this morning. Describing them as ‘absolute madness’, many agree that the regulations will do nothing but cause unnecessary paperwork for places that are already struggling and understaffed.

Header image via Instagram/Hotel Doolin

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