Hairdressesers, beauticians and barbers are all closed again for six weeks from midnight tomorrow night (Wed).
It is another devastating blow to the businesses and is also causing consternation for clients.
Kelly's Barbers in Castlebar is booked out until midnight tonight and again tomorrow night until the lockdown kicks in.
Midwest News spoke to a busy John this morning, He’s a member of the Irish Barbers Federation and he said the impact of the Level 5 Restrictions on businesses like his is enormous and many may fail to re-open. These businesses he explained invested big money re-opening last June, adhering to all the Covid regulations, forced to reduce the number of clients per day, making it more difficult to remain financially viable.