The Association of Irish Riding Clubs has been informed by the venue that it is no longer in a position to hold the AIRC National Eventing Championships on Sunday 30th August due to damage caused by Storm Ellen.
Competitions may resume in Laois and Offaly after the Government lifted the regional Covid-19 restrictions in the two counties yesterday with immediate effect.
Horse Sport Ireland have engaged with Sport Ireland following the announcement by An Taoiseach last night in relation to updated public health measures which are now in place.
In light of the new Covid-19 restrictions introduced by the Government yesterday evening, we are seeking clarification from Horse Sport Ireland as to how this affects our activities.
Following the Government’s announcement yesterday to introduce local Covid-19 restrictions in Laois, Offaly and Kildare, all AIRC competitions are suspended in those counties for the duration of these restrictions.
Online entries for the AIRC National Eventing Championships at Flowerhill House, Killimor, Co. Galway H62 PV07 will open on Monday.
There are no changes to the numbers permitted to attend indoors and outdoors events following the Governments announcement earlier.