Buncrana has been selected as one of nine towns and cities to benefit from a new pilot initiative to help “create a more vibrant, diverse and open Night-Time Economy”. Minister Martin made the announcement on the 25/10/22 where she claimed it “will contribute to a better night-time economy.” 

Under the pilot initiative, the selected locations will receive new “Night-Time Economy Advisors who will help drive and support a more sustainable night-time economy in their specific areas”. It has been agreed that as part of the legislation pubs will now be allowed to open until 12:30 am and nightclubs until 6:00 am. Minister Martin welcomed the news and claimed it would “stimulate the night-time economy”

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