A host of Longford pubs announce their intention to close due to #Covid19 pandemic

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A host of Longford pubs announce their intention to close due to #Covid19  pandemic

Skelly's restaurant and bar in Ballymahon is to close

A host of Longford pubs and restuarants have announced their intention to close due to #Covid19 pandemic.

* Edward J Valentine's Bar, Longford town closed
* The Tally-Ho, Longford town closed
* The Castle Inn, Newtownforbes closed
* Patrick Byrne (Skelly's restaurant and bar, Ballymahon) closed
* Kearney's Curraghmore will close tonight Sunday, March 15 at 11pm
* Peter Clarke's pub, Longford town will close this evening, Sunday, March 15 from 6pm
* Begley's Bar, Killoe will close tonight Sunday, March 15 at 12 midnight
* Milo's, Longford town will close this evening, Sunday, March 15 from 7pm
* Andy Byrnes, Longford will close tonight, Sunday, March 15
* Lyons Bar closed

Andy Byrne stated on Facebook: "The time has come... unfortunately we all hoped we could avoid the inevitable...but..due to the ongoing and worsening virus situation.. we will be closing tonight until further notice.. Hopefully this situation will improve sooner rather than later...and we'll all have a celebratory drink when it's over...until then..take care and look after the vulnerable..ANDY"

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