A number of new public health measures were announced on December 17th effective from December 20th 2021 to January 30th 2022.
Full details of the announcement can be found here - gov.ie - New public health measures announced - Friday 17 December (www.gov.ie)
In relation to organised sporting events the following apply.
Indoor sporting events will not take place after 8pm. For events happening earlier in the day, attendance should be limited to 50% of venue capacity or 1,000 attendees, whichever is the lower.
The 8pm time restriction does not apply to indoor sports training.This training can continue in line with previous guidance and with protective measures in place ( i.e. use of pods where applicable, cleaning/hygiene, ventilation, mask use etc.).