Statement from Athletics Ireland:
‘Athletic Ireland welcomes the recent government announcement in regard to the easing of lockdown restrictions from the 29th June, 2020. We … continue to work closely with Sport Ireland and the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport to ensure athletics restarts in a safe and progression manner and that our members are responsible and vigilant in suppressing Covid19.
‘Subject to further government guidance this week we are working towards a full return to Club activities from this coming Monday 29th June for all ages and we will be posting competition dates in the coming days.
‘We note that Covid19 is still very much with us and it is imperative that we maintain the highest standards in regard to contact tracing, social distancing and hygiene and we will release further details on these strategies this week.’
The further easing of restrictions on Monday Includes the following:
Travel anywhere in Ireland.
Summer camps may open.
Outdoor and indoor amenities for children may open.
Wellbeing services may resume, including chiropractic, massage therapy, acupuncture, reflexology and homoeopathy. And hairdressers!
Indoor gatherings of up to 50 people when conducted in line with public health advice are permissible.
Outdoor gatherings of up to 200 people when conducted in line with public health advice are permissible.
Sports clubs and public swimming pools may re-open.
Sporting activities may recommence, including organised sporting spectator events and fixtures.