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# mass gatherings

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No change to wedding guest limit, and 50% capacity at religious services until 22 October
50 people to be allowed at religious services from 10 May - but no communions or confirmations
5,000 attend gig in Barcelona following mass testing of crowd
Rangers criticised for ‘deafening silence’ over fan celebrations
Scottish First Minister condemns ‘disgraceful’ scenes by Rangers fans
Public will not be refunded if concerts in 2021 are rescheduled, Varadkar warns
Gardaí defend policing of large gatherings during Covid-19
Church leaders unite to recommend wearing of face coverings during worship
Government issues new guidance for places of worship to accommodate more than 50 people at services
Taoiseach confirms exception to 50-person limit for places of worship
Weddings of 100 people will be possible indoors from 20 July
Black Lives Matter protest still set to go ahead on Saturday after separate demonstration cancelled
FAI 'seek clarity' from government over mass gatherings ruling
Harris warns that major sporting events are unlikely for the rest of 2020
Government concerned about weekend crowds but further restrictions won't be based on 'what's trending on Twitter'
UK to ban mass gatherings from next week under emergency laws
Mass gatherings and Covid-19: Don't attend if sick and consider your plans if you're in an 'at risk' group
Harris says guidelines on mass gatherings expected to be issued tomorrow amid Covid-19 concerns
Covid-19 Explained: TCD's lead virus expert on match bans, self-isolation, and hand washing
Chinese Ambassador: Ireland can learn lessons from how China initially handled Covid-19 outbreak
Coronavirus: St Patrick's Festival organisers say they'll ‘follow advice in all matters of public safety'