Dear Sport Ireland Stakeholder
A number of new public health measures were announced on December 17 effective today December 20 2021 through January 30th 2022.
Full details of the announcement can be found here – gov.ie – New public health measures announced – Friday 17 December (www.gov.ie)
In relation to organised sporting events the following apply:
· Indoor sporting events will not take place after 8pm. For events happening earlier in the day, attendance should be limited to 50% of venue capacity or 1,000 attendees, whichever is the lower.
· The 8pm time restriction does not apply to indoor sports training. This training can continue in line with previous guidance and with protective measures in place ( i.e. use of pods where applicable, cleaning/hygiene, ventilation, mask use etc.).
· Attendance at outdoor sporting events are limited to 50% of venue capacity or 5,000 attendees, whichever is the lower.
· The 8pm time restriction does not apply to outdoor sporting events or outdoor training.
Should you have any queries on the above please do not hesitate to contact the NGB, High Performance or Participation Units for assistance.
Shane Califf – Director of Governing Bodies