Irish Independent

The reopening of restaurants and gastropubs has been cast in doubt after the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) raised concerns with Government plans to reopen the hospitality industry.

In a letter to Health Minister Stephen Donnelly, Nphet has made recommendations which are understood to clash with plans to allow restaurants and pubs that serve food to open before Christmas.

The Government was planning to allow restaurants and pubs with kitchens reopen in the second phase of exiting lockdown in December.

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