Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Questions (199)

Michael Creed


199. Deputy Michael Creed asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media if she will engage with an organisation (details supplied) in advance of the 5 March 2021 review of Covid-19 restrictions. [8683/21]

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Written answers (Question to Tourism)

Correspondence has been received from the organisation concerned and the matters raised therein are being considered with a view to the issue of a response at the earliest possible date.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, I have had extensive engagement with the long-established representative body for the businesses in question. In addition to this body regularly participating in meetings of the Sports Monitoring Group which I chair, my officials and Sport Ireland have been in ongoing contact with that organisation on matters of concern, including the public health restrictions and advice relating to sport and exercise.