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#mass gatherings

# mass-gatherings - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

No change to wedding guest limit, and 50% capacity at religious services until 22 October
# Mass Gatherings
# Mass Gatherings

No change to wedding guest limit, and 50% capacity at religious services until 22 October

Aug 31st 2021, 7:26 PM 30,129 Views 6 Comments

As part of the government’s reopening plan, all restrictions on religious or civil ceremonies will be lifted on 22 October.

# mass-gatherings - Thursday 29 April, 2021

50 people to be allowed at religious services from 10 May - but no communions or confirmations
# Mass Gatherings
# Mass Gatherings

50 people to be allowed at religious services from 10 May - but no communions or confirmations

Apr 29th 2021, 6:33 PM 49,396 Views 26 Comments

In-person religious services will return from this date.

# mass-gatherings - Sunday 28 March, 2021

5,000 attend gig in Barcelona following mass testing of crowd
# Mass Gatherings
# Mass Gatherings

5,000 attend gig in Barcelona following mass testing of crowd

Mar 28th 2021, 6:56 PM 53,786 Views 51 Comments

The concert was held as part of a clinical trial seeking pandemic-safe ways to celebrate mass events.

# mass-gatherings - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Rangers criticised for ‘deafening silence’ over fan celebrations
# Irresponsible
From The42
# Irresponsible

Rangers criticised for ‘deafening silence’ over fan celebrations

Mar 9th 2021, 4:37 PM 5,512 Views 8 Comments

Police made 28 arrests after supporters congregated in George Square.

# mass-gatherings - Monday 8 March, 2021

Scottish First Minister condemns ‘disgraceful’ scenes by Rangers fans
# Mass Gatherings
From The42
# Mass Gatherings

Scottish First Minister condemns ‘disgraceful’ scenes by Rangers fans

Mar 8th 2021, 12:30 AM 13,991 Views 15 Comments

Large crowds have gathered to celebrate Rangers winning the Scottish Premiership despite coronavirus restrictions.

# mass-gatherings - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Public will not be refunded if concerts in 2021 are rescheduled, Varadkar warns
# Mass Gatherings
# Mass Gatherings

Public will not be refunded if concerts in 2021 are rescheduled, Varadkar warns

Dec 3rd 2020, 2:31 PM 43,036 Views 21 Comments

The Tánaiste said it may be “some time yet” before mass gatherings are allowed.

# mass-gatherings - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Gardaí defend policing of large gatherings during Covid-19
# Covid Policing
# Covid Policing

Gardaí defend policing of large gatherings during Covid-19

Sep 30th 2020, 7:58 PM 23,953 Views 20 Comments

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
# Mass Gatherings
# Mass Gatherings

Church leaders unite to recommend wearing of face coverings during worship

Aug 19th 2020, 6:15 PM 23,921 Views 24 Comments

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
# Mass Gatherings
# Mass Gatherings

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

Jul 3rd 2020, 6:11 PM 21,821 Views 32 Comments

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
# Mass Gatherings
# Mass Gatherings

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

Jun 25th 2020, 7:41 PM 55,376 Views 103 Comments

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
# Phase Three
# Phase Three

Weddings of 100 people will be possible indoors from 20 July

Updated Jun 19th 2020, 8:00 PM 34,940 Views 15 Comments

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
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

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

Jun 3rd 2020, 8:04 PM 38,133 Views 124 Comments

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

# mass-gatherings - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

FAI 'seek clarity' from government over mass gatherings ruling
# Development
From The42
# Development

FAI 'seek clarity' from government over mass gatherings ruling

Apr 21st 2020, 7:19 PM 23,800 Views 27 Comments

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
# Mass Gatherings
From The42
# Mass Gatherings

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

Apr 19th 2020, 10:53 AM 23,569 Views 30 Comments

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'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Updated Mar 23rd 2020, 2:15 PM 153,630 Views 132 Comments

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
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

UK to ban mass gatherings from next week under emergency laws

Mar 14th 2020, 8:20 AM 61,410 Views 70 Comments

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
# Mass Gatherings
# Mass Gatherings

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

Mar 6th 2020, 9:20 PM 36,781 Views 113 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Updated Mar 2nd 2020, 7:36 PM 144,353 Views 137 Comments

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
# The Basics
# The Basics

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

Mar 2nd 2020, 6:00 PM 29,286 Views 29 Comments

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
# Mass Gatherings
# Mass Gatherings

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

Feb 27th 2020, 12:05 AM 27,009 Views 39 Comments

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'
# Mass Gatherings
# Mass Gatherings

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

Feb 25th 2020, 9:24 PM 20,645 Views 30 Comments

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.