The Gaelic Games COVID Advisory Group met yesterday evening (February 10th) to consider the outcome of a meeting between the three Gaelic Games governing bodies (The Camogie Association, GAA and Ladies Gaelic Football Association) and representatives of the Irish Government, including the Minister of State for Sport, which took place earlier this week. The meeting was held to brief the governing bodies on the short-term prospects for a return to training and playing of our games.
The Camogie Association has issued advice to Clubs and Counties for activities that are permissible and not permissible in 2021 until further notice.
Following confirmation that all 26 Counties will move to Level 3 of the Irish Government’s Plan for Living with COVID-19, the Gaelic Games Family’s COVID-19 Advisory group has issued the following key updates for those involved in Gaelic Games in the 26 Counties. The Executive in the North is due to meet later this week and it is anticipated that further restrictions may be imposed due to the rising infection levels in the six counties.
In response to the updated public health advice which has been announced specifically for counties Kildare, Laois and Offaly – the Camogie Association, the GAA and the LGFA have announced a cessation of all activity in these counties at all levels and in all codes from midnight tonight until further notice.
The following changes to the return to activity guidelines are being made after recommendations from this morning’s Covid-19 Advisory Committee….