The GAA have today confirmed plans to formally proceed with the 2020 All-Ireland senior, U20 and minor inter-county football and hurling championships from next month after having had positive talks with the Government in relation to funding.
The revised fixtures for the 2020 Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Championships and the 2020 All-Ireland Under 16 Championships have now been confirmed with the return of intercounty set to begin on the weekend of October 17th/18th.
During the toughest of all summers, when people called out for support, the GAA community helped answer the call, as shown by those who feature in AIB's The Toughest Summer documentary which will air on RTÉ One tomorrow, Tuesday, August 25th at 10.10pm.
The GAA tonight has called on acting CMO Dr Ronan Glynn and the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) to provide "empirical evidence" to back up the decision to ban spectators from attending matches.
GAA president John Horan and director-general Tom Ryan has commended the "hard work and diligence" of club volunteers on the return of competitive action and urged members to continue to respect Covid-19 measures.
Crowds at GAA matches will not increase from Monday after the Government this evening ruled out plans to allow outdoor gatherings of up to 500 people in Phase Four of the roadmap for reopening the country.