'Our beautiful cafe has not survived the recent challenging times...'
Many businesses across the country are being faced with closures.
This is the sad reality brought about by the pandemic.
A note pinned to the window of one such business has gone viral on Twitter this week.
Public Affairs Correspondent, Amy Molloy, shared this photo of a heartbreaking letter written by the owner of Enniscorthy coffee shop Toffee & Thyme.
Heartbreaking reading these messages on the doors of cafes, restaurants and pubs 💔 pic.twitter.com/wJELWmsLAY
— Amy Molloy (@AmyMolloyIndo) August 12, 2020
The letter, penned by Pauline Maguire, reads:
'Dear Friends, Regretfully our beautiful cafe has not survived the recent challenging times we find ourselves operating through. With restrictions and safety measures imposed, it has become impractical and financially difficult to continue trading.'
'From my broken heart, I would like to thank you all for your support and custom over the past 24 years in business in Enniscorthy.'
'I would especially like to thank my staff for their hard work and loyalty over the years. Finally, I would like to wish you all good health and keep safe and well. Regards, Pauline Maguire.'
The comment section under the tweet was filled with people who were sad to see the café go.