Covid 19 Useful links - updated 24th January 2022

Covid 19 Useful links - updated 24th January 2022

October 28, 2021

Listing of  Covid related links that clubs might find useful can be found below.

The following was released by Hockey Ireland on 24th January 2022

Hockey Ireland Covid-19 Update 24th January 2022

On Friday January 21st, 2022, the Irish Government made an announcement in relation to Public Health Measures. Sport Ireland have issued further guidelines for sport.

Please note that these guidelines apply to the Republic of Ireland only.

The full announcement can be accessed here: - Government announces that most of the public health measures currently in place can be removed (

Key items in relation to sport & physical activity are as follows:

Formal requirements for physical distancing (2m) removed.

8pm closing time for sporting events removed.

Capacity restrictions for outdoor sporting events removed.

Capacity restrictions for indoor sporting events removed.

Seated only spectators at indoor sporting events removed.

Use of pods for indoor sporting activities removed.

Use of a COVID pass to access indoor events removed.

The requirement for a Covid-19 Compliance Officer (CCO) to be present at underage activity has also been removed. 

As the Irish Government have reiterated the need for ongoing close monitoring of the virus, hockey branches, clubs and schools should continue to risk assess individual activities and events. This includes the continued implementation of good hygiene practices, along with recommending symptomatic individuals do not participate in or attend sporting activities.

Please note that mask wearing requirements and close contact protocols should be followed according to government advice. For more information:

If you require any further information, please contact Hockey Ireland –

Hockey Ireland Statement dated 24th Nov 2022CLICK HERE
Club Covid19 Officers (updated 16092020)CLICK HERE
Sport Ireland Safeguarding & Wellbeing Considerations during Covid [19082020]CLICK HERE
Covid Officer - Roles & ResponsibilitiesCLICK HERE
Sample Health QuestionnaireCLICK HERE
Hockey Ireland Covid19 Webinar youtube *newCLICK HERE
Hockey Ireland Covid 19 Webinar PresentationCLICK HERE
Club Declaration Form (to be returned to admin@leinsterhockey.ieCLICK HERE
Covid 19 "Track & Trace App".  This app is recommended by the LHA Board.   Designed by Sean Murray Quick  it is "easy for players to register attendance and for club officials to manage".    CLICK HERE
Sport Ireland Online Covid 19 CourseCLICK HERE
Sanitising Solutions CLICK HERE
Further information on Covid-19 can be found on the Government WebsiteCLICK HERE
HSE Covid-19 WebsiteCLICK HERE

Updated  22nd Sept 2021

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