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Kerry TD warns local rural pubs face extinction

Aug 4, 2022 17:08 By radiokerrynews
Kerry TD warns local rural pubs face extinction Kerry TD warns local rural pubs face extinction
Cllr for Kerry County Council Danny Healy-Rae (IND) Photo By : Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus LTD ©
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There's a warning that local rural pubs face extinction.

That's the view of publican and Kerry TD Danny Healy-Rae.

It's after new figures showed there are over 1,800 fewer pubs in the country since 2005.

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Publicans want the government to cut excise duty on alcohol in the budget to help them deal with rising costs.

Deputy Healy-Rae says the closure of pubs is a big loss to our culture:

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