Sports Minister says it's 'an exciting day ahead' as three sports matches welcome fans back for the first time this year

In the League of Ireland 600 people will watch the game at Turners Cross between Cork City and Cabinteely

1,000 people will watch Shamrock Rovers and Finn Harps 

Leinster will play Dragons in rugby's Rainbow Cup, with 1,200 fans in attendance at the RDS.

Sports Minister Jack Chambers says the number of people that can go to matches in the future will be kept under review:

"What we're trying to do is to create a controlled environment where you maintain the integrity of the public health principles so that people can return in a safe way and that's your mask wearing and the avoidance of congregation"

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