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# mass-gatherings - Last year 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 30,135 Views 6 Comments

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

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 49,414 Views 26 Comments

In-person religious services will return from this date.

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 53,792 Views 51 Comments

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

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 5,515 Views 8 Comments

Police made 28 arrests after supporters congregated in George Square.

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 13,992 Views 15 Comments

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

# mass-gatherings - All time

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 43,046 Views 21 Comments

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

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 23,963 Views 20 Comments

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

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 23,924 Views 24 Comments

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

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 21,830 Views 32 Comments

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

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 55,389 Views 103 Comments

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

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 34,955 Views 15 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar made the announcement this evening.

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 38,142 Views 124 Comments

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

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 23,818 Views 27 Comments

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

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 23,570 Views 30 Comments

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

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 153,640 Views 132 Comments

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

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 61,413 Views 71 Comments

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

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 36,787 Views 116 Comments

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

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 144,360 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 29,292 Views 29 Comments

Are you washing your hands for 20 seconds?

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 27,029 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.

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 20,654 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.