The business is yet to decide if it's a temporary or permanent measure.
A popular ice cream parlour in Laois has been forced to close its doors.
Pippa's Parlour in Portlaoise took to Facebook to announce the news, but are still yet to decide whether it's a temporary or permanent measure.
Owner Tadgh Muldowney says the cost of energy and raw materials are primarily to blame for the closure.
He says they expected business to a slip in the colder months, but not to this extent: