Posted: Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

Re-opening Safely: Cois Abhann Community Centre 20th September 2021

Current ICC guidelines for use of the Cois Abhann community Centre have been developed in line with the Government’s Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business, Work Safely Protocol and the updated Reframing the Challenge, Continuing our Recovery & Reconnecting, and based on the latest health guidance available from the Department of Health and the HSE.

Current Public Health Measures: 20th September to October 22nd 2021 – Organised indoor events & mass gatherings


Privately organised social events e.g. parties, christenings, funerals, communions etc. Easing of capacity limit restrictions does not apply to large privately organised social events

Meetings essential* e.g. Small non-social meetings, training and educational programmes May only take place when it is considered essential, for the operation of the business, that they must take place face-to-face and as a matter of urgency (in advance of the expected move from a restrictions regime on 22 October).

Business events Conferences, trade fairs, exhibitions, and large-scale business events involving external audiences and bingo Organised indoor events & mass gatherings are permitted with capacity limits of 60% of seated capacity where all patrons are immune (fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 within previous 6 months) or accompanied minors (under 18). Where patrons have mixed immunity status, organised indoor events / mass gatherings are not permitted

Organised indoor group activities sports, arts, culture, dance classes  Can take place with capacity limits of 40 people (with appropriate protective measures) where all patrons are immune (fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 within previous 6 months) or accompanied minors (under 18). Where individuals have mixed immunity status, pods of up to 6 participants will be permitted (excluding adult coaches/instructors) • Substantial social distancing between individual pods should be implemented. • The use of masks in indoor settings particularly for those not participating in activity continues to be recommended • Where there is any sharing of equipment, appropriate sanitisation practices should remain in place • To any independent onlooker it should be clear that the pods are completely separate groups operating independent of one another with no interaction or sharing of equipment and there is no opportunity for them to mix or stray into one another’s group or playing space.

Gym Indoor classes are permitted with reduced capacity.


Click the link to download full guidelines document 20th September 2021 Govt Guidelines