Covid-19/Safe Serving

The Porter House has put in place all safety measures as per HSE guidelines for safe re-opening. We want to ensure that our patrons have a safe and relaxing experience and that they can feel confident in visiting The Porter House. The Porter House has been awarded the Failte Ireland Safety Charter.

The following processes are in place throughout the premises:


All staff wear face coverings and staff temperatures are checked on arrival to work and at regular intervals throughout their shift. Regular sanitising of hands is required of all staff.

The Porter House management and senior staff are trained in Infection Control through the VFI training programme. 


On arrival to The Porter House contact tracing details are recorded for each party. The Digital Covid Certificate is checked for those who wish to sit inside and anyone without a certificate can avail of our cosy beer garden to the rear of the pub.

Hand sanitisers are in place at all entrances and exits to outdoor and indoor areas as well as on all tables and customers are encouraged to use these.

Face coverings must be worn when entering and leaving the premises and when moving through the premises. They can be removed once the customer is seated.

Social distancing

Signage is in place to remind customers and staff of the requirements for social distancing.

Tables have been laid out according to HSE guidelines and multiple screens are in place. When customers vacate a table, the table and surrounding area are sanitised before being occupied again.