Coronavirus: Group of Halifax bars push St. Patrick’s Day celebrations to May long weekend

Several St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in Halifax are now set to take place in May as a result of new preventive measures introduced by the provincial government in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

In a joint statement Finbar’s Irish Pub, The Celtic Corner, Durty Nelly’s and The Old Triangle said they are postponing their traditional St. Patrick’s Day festivities to a tentative date of May 17. This also applies to the Old Triangle and Governors Pub in Sydney.

The decision was made in response to the provincial government’s recently-announced preventative measures made in order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Premier Stephen McNeil and health officials announced Sunday that anyone who recently arrived to Nova Scotia from an international location must self-isolate for 14 days upon their return.

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