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# mass-gatherings - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Gardaí defend policing of large gatherings during Covid-19

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris warned against ‘serious escalation’ of garda powers to break up house parties in private homes.

# mass-gatherings - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Church leaders unite to recommend wearing of face coverings during worship

The leaders of the Catholic Church, Church of Ireland, Presbyterians and Methodists issued a statement today.

# mass-gatherings - Friday 3 July, 2020

Government issues new guidance for places of worship to accommodate more than 50 people at services

The guidance involves dividing premises into subgrouping of no more than 50 people in each.

# mass-gatherings - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Taoiseach confirms exception to 50-person limit for places of worship

Varadkar said a “special protocol” will be worked out to allow larger groups to attend services.

# mass-gatherings - Friday 19 June, 2020

Weddings of 100 people will be possible indoors from 20 July

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar made the announcement this evening.

# mass-gatherings - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Black Lives Matter protest still set to go ahead on Saturday after separate demonstration cancelled

A protest on Saturday is still scheduled to go ahead, despite concerns from health officials.

# mass-gatherings - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

From The42 FAI 'seek clarity' from government over mass gatherings ruling Development This post contains videos

FAI 'seek clarity' from government over mass gatherings ruling

The association are unsure what today’s announcement will mean for future League of Ireland fixtures and international matches.

# mass-gatherings - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Harris warns that major sporting events are unlikely for the rest of 2020

This year’s GAA championships and rugby fixtures are now in severe doubt.

# mass-gatherings - Monday 23 March, 2020

Government concerned about weekend crowds but further restrictions won't be based on 'what's trending on Twitter'

It is expected that further recommendations will be made by public health officials tomorrow.

# mass-gatherings - Saturday 14 March, 2020

UK to ban mass gatherings from next week under emergency laws

There could also be moves to get more people to work from home.

# mass-gatherings - Friday 6 March, 2020

Mass gatherings and Covid-19: Don't attend if sick and consider your plans if you're in an 'at risk' group

It was confirmed today that a total of 18 people have the illness in the Republic while four have it in the North.

# mass-gatherings - Monday 2 March, 2020

Harris says guidelines on mass gatherings expected to be issued tomorrow amid Covid-19 concerns

Meanwhile, a school in Dublin today began its two-week closing period after it was confirmed a pupil was diagnosed with Covid-19.

Covid-19 Explained: TCD's lead virus expert on match bans, self-isolation, and hand washing

Are you washing your hands for 20 seconds?

# mass-gatherings - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Chinese Ambassador: Ireland can learn lessons from how China initially handled Covid-19 outbreak

He suggested mass gatherings should be avoided immediately and that he supported the government’s view that the Six Nations game should be postponed.

# mass-gatherings - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Coronavirus: St Patrick's Festival organisers say they'll ‘follow advice in all matters of public safety'

The Department of Health said this evening that the Six Nations game due to take place a week before Patrick’s Day shouldn’t go ahead.