23 July 2020
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FAI's new LOI streaming service will share revenue directly with clubs. The FAI are today launching WATCHLOI, a new streaming service allowing fans access to coverage of more than 55 matches when the competition returns. A season pass will cost fans residing in Ireland €55, and €69 for those living outside the country. All revenue is to be divided between the clubs in the league in an effort to make up for lost ticket sales.
Irish Champions Weekend and Listowel Festival to go without spectators. Two of the biggest horse-riding fixtures in Ireland, The Longines Irish Champions Weekend and the Listowel Harvest Festival, will take place in September without spectators. The initial hope was that crowds of up to 5,000 may be allowed by the time of the competitions but with Phase 4 being delayed, there is an uncertainty into which direction the country is going with regards to the pandemic.
Leona Maguire preparing to make her return to the LPGA Tour. Irish golfer Leona Maguire is preparing for her return to the LPGA Tour. In what was supposed to be her 'rookie' season, the Cavan golfer will be taking part in the Scottish and British Open next month, before returning to America where she has completed a four-year scholarship with Duke University in North Carolina.