October 25, 2021

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Staff scarcity briefly shuts down Nazareth-space Irish pub

A lack of manpower has closed a well known Upper Nazareth Township Irish Pub — at the very least for now.

It was all darkish at Sean Gall’s Dublin Pub & Grill, 394 N. Wide St. Ext., Wednesday. A indication on the entrance door indicated two chefs deserted their positions at the eatery.

“To all our great visitors … It is with the sincerest of apologies and the heaviest of hearts that we have no decision but to remain closed …,” the signal states. “…Thank you for all your amazing help … We shall return!”

Proprietors further more informed patrons to stay tuned to the business’ Fb web site for updates.

A sign on the front door of Sean Gall’s Dublin Pub & Grill, 394 N. Wide St. Ext. in Higher Nazareth, Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021 signifies staffing difficulties for the eatery.

Issues appeared to in the beginning start out Aug. 9 when owners took the business’ Fb site to announce the temporary closure. The pub then cited pointers set forth by the Centers for Illness Management and Prevention as the purpose.

“Hi ‘Dub mates, owing to CDC guidelines we are quickly closed,” the putting up mentioned. “We will re-open on Monday, August 16 @ 3 pm. Thank you.”

But on Aug. 16, homeowners had more undesirable news, telling faithful patrons on Fb the closure would keep on — this time due to the staffing situation.

“Good afternoon ‘Dub patrons and friends, because of to remaining incredibly limited staffed in the kitchen area, we will be briefly closed right up until further detect,” the posting mentioned. A information on the business’ answering machine Wednesday afternoon said a similar response.

“Stay tuned and with any luck , we’ll get the doorways open as soon as possible,” the concept stated. “Thank you quite considerably, enjoy your guidance.”

Commenters on the Aug. 16 Fb putting up expressed compassion. At minimum one other space business operator for far more than three decades commented she also has been compelled to close two days a 7 days.

“Hope factors work out that you will reopen before long,” commented Pam Lengthy Henninger. “This is taking place all over the place and it’s horrible.”

“Sorry to hear that! Looking ahead to observing you guys again in action shortly!,” commented Rhonda Metz.

Entrepreneurs did not right away return several requests for facts on Fb or a voicemail left on the organization line.

Shots and a submitting on the business’ Fb webpage also demonstrate Sean Gall’s Dublin Pub & Grill not long ago produced a patio for patrons to dine al fresco. The undertaking was unveiled just two times prior to the 1st closure submitting on Aug. 7. It was lined by tarps Wednesday afternoon.

The Irish cafe beforehand was open from 3 p.m. to earlier 11 p.m. Monday to Saturday. It incorporates a full-assistance bar and has space for 130 attendees, according to the web site.

Prior to the pub opening, the room housed the Mivajo’s Pizzeria & Cafe. By April 2019, the eatery tried out to rebrand itself with a new appear and menu and renamed by itself, “Stonewood Tavern” prior to its closure, in accordance to a report in the Morning Simply call newspaper.

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Pamela Sroka-Holzmann could be achieved at [email protected].