Tag: Ireland

Tight COVID rules for Europe concert crowd

Ireland and Scotland tighten covid restrictions for fans

With Europe again becoming an epicenter for COVID-19 with the Omicron variant of the dreaded virus spreading like wild fire in the continent, more European countries have tightened restrictions on concerts in a bid to combat the spread of the virus variant. The ‘IQ Magazine’ stated that Germany... » Read more

Thomond Park to bask in LED ‘glow’ry

Munster Rugby facility upgrade

A vital stadium upgrade took place at Thomond Park (Ireland) during the off-season as a state-of-the-art LED floodlighting system was installed at the ground. A Dronan Media video shows drone footage of the new lights installed at Thomond Park which is truly a vision for the eyes. The ‘Munster... » Read more

Capacity crowd allowed in Ireland stadia

Irish stadiums back to full capacity

The Government of Ireland have confirmed that they are pressing ahead with plans to allow sports stadia return to full capacity from October 22nd. ‘The Journal’ stated that the decision applies to indoor and outdoor arenas, and COVID passes will not apply for admission to outdoor events. The... » Read more

FIFA largesse for Irish League clubs

Irish League clubs can now apply for FIFA loans

Danske Bank Premiership (Ireland) clubs have been given the green light to apply for loans of up to £240,000 each from FIFA for capital projects. The ‘Belfast Telegraph’ stated that the move was due to be rubber-stamped in May this year but was held up by the Irish Football Association, who... » Read more

Ireland allow limited fans into stadia

Ireland test events for fan return

The Irish Government recently announced the latest easing of COVID-19 restrictions, which makes way for spectators to return to sporting events. ‘Sky Sports’ stated that from June 7th, 100 attendees were allowed inside stadia fold for matches, with that number rising to 200 at venues which can... » Read more

Stage set for Ireland venue spruce-up

Dublin Dalymount Park Redevelopment update April 2021

The Dublin City Council (Ireland) has inked a grant agreement with the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media (DTCAGSM) vis-à-vis the Dalymount Park Redevelopment Project. The allocation of €918,750 from the Large Scale Sports Infrastructure Fund (LSSIF) will part fund... » Read more

GAA hope to seize Brexit opportunity

GAA to profit from Brexit with turf farm

The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) is hoping that the aftermath of Brexit will open up windows of economic opportunity for its turf farm in North county Dublin (Ireland). Purchased in 2018, the turf farm which spreads over 60 acres of land has provided grass surfaces for Croke Park, which are... » Read more

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