Coronavirus UPDATE: Businesses and small gatherings to resume at the end of the month; €70 million granted to sports bodies – LMFM

It comes as The WHO’s warning COVID-19 is still spreading fast across the globe.

All sporting events will be allowed to resume from the end of the month but with limited numbers of spectators.

Small weddings and other social and cultural gatherings of less than 50 people indoors will also be allowed from June 29th.

Barbers, hairdressers, pubs, gyms and cinemas will be among the businesses allowed to open their doors after months of restrictions. 

Most of the measures have been brought forward from July or August as the spread of the Coronavirus remains low.

Health Minister Simon Harris has said they will all have to observe social distancing with some sectors given specific advice or allowances:

The Chief Executive of Sport Ireland has welcomed the new 70 million euro grant package for sports clubs announced by government.

Under the scheme, the IRFU, GAA and FAI will receive

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