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Break for the border: Belfast and Derry see surge in visitors from Republic… but is it feeding spike in Donegal Covid cases

Restaurants and pubs in Belfast and Londonderry are seeing a surge in business as visitors from the Republic travel north. But is it feeding a spike in Covid cases in Donegal? Kathy Donaghy reports

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Cheers: Diners relax in the Walled City Brewery at Ebrington Square, Derry. Credit: Joe Dunne

Cheers: Diners relax in the Walled City Brewery at Ebrington Square, Derry. Credit: Joe Dunne

Public health expert Dr Gabriel Scally

Public health expert Dr Gabriel Scally

Peter McCloskey, owner of Oliver’s restaurant. Credit:Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Peter McCloskey, owner of Oliver’s restaurant. Credit:Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

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Cheers: Diners relax in the Walled City Brewery at Ebrington Square, Derry. Credit: Joe Dunne

Diners and drinkers are flocking across the border to pubs and restaurants in Belfast and Derry, because of the different rules about socialising indoors.

Trains travelling from Dublin to Belfast are booked out and restaurants report a surge in booking, as revellers escape restrictions on eating and drinking indoors.


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