Easter opening hours for pubs in Mid Ulster

Having a pint over Easter?
Having a pint over Easter?

Police in Mid Ulster have issued advice on Easter opening hours for pubs.

Saturday 26th: 11:30am – 11pm (with half an hour drinking up time).

Premises with a ‘late licence’ may remain open to serve alcohol until midnight (with half an hour drinking up time) provided an entertainment licence is in force.

Easter Sunday: 12:30pm – 10pm (with half an hour drinking up time).

No additional hours allowed

Off Licences: No opening hours

Easter Monday and Tuesday: Normal licensing hours.

The hours are similar for Licensed Clubs. Those with an Article 26 Authorisation may remain open to serve alcohol to their members and guests until midnight only (with half an hour drinking up time) provided a function is being held for the benefit of its members. EXCEPTIONS: Good Friday and Easter Sunday.