Indoor dining will be restricted to parties of six when it reopens this Monday.
Under draft guidelines issued by Failte Ireland last night, customers who want to sit inside will have to produce a Covid certificate and proof of ID and give their name and contact details for contact tracing.
There will be no time limit on tables, but all pubs and restaurants will have to close at 11.30pm every night.
A Ballaghaderreen publican says he is going to wait until next Friday to see how the new guidelines are working in other establishments.
Neil Sheridan of Spell's Bar believes the new guidelines are asking a lot from publicans, but at the same time he can understand why they are required.
He has been speaking to Midwest News...