Christy Moore to play test gig in the INEC later this month

Christy Moore will headline the pilot gig at the INEC Killarney on Saturday, June 26th.

Christy Moore will be joined by musician Susan O'Neill, trad singer Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh and Jack L.

The gig will operate at a reduced capacity of 200 people. There will be pods of 6 and each person will have to wear a face-covering on arrival and exiting the venue. As well as this people will be given staggered times for arrival and attendees will have to have the HSE Covid app downloaded.

This is just one of the events taking place as a series of indoor and outdoor events are planned throughout June and July.

The pilot events, announced by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport, and Media, have been sanctioned in order to test the logistics of how people can attend live events safely.

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, said: "It has been a long and difficult 15 months for so many musicians, artists, venue operators, crew and audiences.

"I am delighted to announce the INEC gig, which is one in a series of pilot events my Department is providing to help us move towards a wider reopening of the live events sector.

"The line-up for the evening is fantastic and will help the Government to plan for the safe management of events whilst Covid is still circulating in our communities and build confidence in the guidance and event management protocols developed to keep everyone safe," she added.

"I am so excited that we are reopening our stages, concerts, sports, our country and I have no doubt everyone who is lucky enough to attend will have a fantastic evening."

Tickets are being sold in bundles of 6 and cost €39.50 each. To find out more information or buy tickets click here


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