Following the HSE advice and Government announcement on Friday evening 7th August 2020 in relation to Covid-19 measures being introduced in Kildare, Laois and Offaly – see link:

Please be advised that all gymnasiums in these areas have been instructed to close. For clarity, with immediate effect,  all Judo clubs in these areas should remain closed and not be reopened until further notice. These restrictions are in place for 2 weeks, as of, from midnight on Friday 7 August until midnight on Friday 20 August. The situation will then be reviewed.

Please be advised that all IJA clubs throughout the country must remain vigilant and abide by the current guidelines applicable to your jurisdiction. We will endeavor to keep all our clubs informed of new guidance.

Seán Fleming

IJA President