Return to Sport Expert Group issues guidance to sports sector
October 22nd- Ireland has moved to Level 5 of the Framework for Restrictive Measures, the Return to Sport Expert Group has issued guidance on participation in sport for what is expected to be the next six-week period.
The Government’s guidance on Level 5 is clear, with the risk to public health meaning that individuals are asked to stay at home, with certain exceptions.
With regard to sport, the restrictions applicable in Level 5 are as follows:
No training or matches should take place with the following exceptions:
Non-contact training can continue for school aged children, outdoors in pods of 15
Professional, elite sports and senior inter-county Gaelic games, horse-racing and greyhound racing are permitted to continue behind closed doors
All other training activities should be individual only.
Waterford Sports Partnership (WSP) was established in 2002 by Sport Ireland (formerly the Irish Sports Council) as part of the Local Sports Partnership initiative with the aim of increasing participation in sport and physical activity in County Waterford.
Sport Ireland plans, leads and co-ordinates the sustainable development of competitive and recreational sport in Ireland.