RTÉ have announced the return of their prime time soap opera Fair City. The series had been take off the air due to the COVID-19 crisis. An exact date has not yet been releases but it is expected to return during September 2020. The series will reflect life with covid, characters will follow the COVID-19 restrictions.
The Irish beer lobby group, Drinks Ireland Beer, has said that the beer sector has be significantly impacted by COVID-19 due to the closure of pubs and other venues across the country. It is calling for urgent Government support for Ireland\'s pub sector, which had been due to re-open on Monday, the 10th of August, but the re-opening of venues has been postponed, while 3 counties in the midlands are going back into lockdown for two more weeks.