This 12 months’s sold-out BD competitors in Glendalough, Co Wicklow has been postponed.
Because of occur this weekend, competitors organisers say they’ve taken the selection to postpone the event following suggestions by Taoiseach Micheál Martin that the lifting of some restrictions on 22 October couldn’t proceed as deliberate.
The competitors’s rescheduled dates are for 16 and 17 April 2022.
The assertion talked about: “The postponement of this 12 months’s two-day competitors is due to the specter of the continuation of Covid-19 restrictions.
“With out Authorities reassurance that reopening will proceed as deliberate, we cannot current an environment whereby all our BD followers can actually re-live the distinctive competitors experience we have all missed lots.
“Beneath current restrictions, venue functionality of mixed immunity standing is solely 50% and likewise subject to acceptable defending measures, along with social distancing between groups and face masks.
“Whereas we have accomplished each little factor in our vitality to ensure the competitors goes ahead, the restrictions make the event unfeasible, because the safety and welfare of every single particular person at BD Competitors is our main priority.”
The assertion went on to say that all current tickets could be reliable for the model new dates, nonetheless refunds are moreover obtainable.
It talked about they’re working arduous with all artists and brokers to permit them to play the model new dates, with further artists to be launched throughout the coming days and weeks.
The bus service has been confirmed for the model new date, with decrease than half price priority tickets obtainable to all present ticket holders.
“We have moreover been working arduous to curate a keep stream event for present ticket holders, accessible on-line on Sunday 24 October, that features some worldwide artists from the distinctive line-up,” the assertion talked about.