December 20th Updated Covid Restrictions
For the attention of all Squash Clubs and Players
A number of new public health measures were announced on December 17th effective today December 20th 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.
Sports should also monitor the various updates in relation to close contacts and international travel with a number of changes having come into effect.