What’s The Story – Restrictions Update 24 January

Posted: 25th January 2022
  • Capacity restrictions for outdoor events have been removed, therefore racecourses can return to pre-Covid capacity levels.
  • Digital Covid Certificates are no longer required for access to indoor food and beverage facilities.
  • Contact tracing is no longer required (i.e. through the racecourse ticketing system or IHRB App) for attendees.
  • Bookmakers rings may return to pre-Covid capacity levels 
  • In line with Government guidelines and public health measures please note the following:
  • Face coverings are no longer mandatory in the parade ring, however requirements for face coverings will remain in all appropriate settings where currently regulated for.
  • Face coverings will still be required in customer facing roles in premises where food and beverages are sold for consumption on the premises and bookmaker shops.
  • Attendees should continue to follow the current advice for those with symptoms, cases and close contacts.
  • For further information please visit:  https://www.gov.ie/en/press-release/0fc0d-government-announces-that-most-of-the-public-health-measures-currently-in-place-can-be-removed/?referrer=http://www.gov.ie/en/publication/3361b-public-health-updates/