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Another four weeks of shutdown may be too long for businesses on the brink

Claire Williamson


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First Minister Arlene Foster

First Minister Arlene Foster

First Minister Arlene Foster

It was the news the hospitality sector had been dreading.

Those whose livelihoods hung in the balance were watching and waiting as a farcical night of delays played out.

Late on Tuesday, the news began to emerge via social media - the hospitality sector would be shut down for four weeks, and with just 48 hours' notice.