A LIMERICK GAA club has ceased operations until further notice after a case of Coronavirus was discovered at the club.
Tonight Claughaun GAA confirmed: “Due to notification of a positive COVID-19 test within the club, all activities have been suspended until further notice.”
“Entry to club grounds is strictly prohibited and the club awaits clarification regarding upcoming fixtures,” the club said in a message posted on its Facebook page.
“All members are encouraged to adhere to HSE guidelines,” the notice added.
Supporters praised the club for its “swift action”.
Others shared their “best wishes and hope of a good recovery to those concerned” and described the club’s temporary closure as “a responsible decision”.
“Speedy recovery to the person who tested positive. We’re all in this together,” added another.
Claughaun GAA club hosted a Limerick Premier IHC clash between Mungret and Cappamore, last Saturday.
The club played a home tie against Glenore in a minor hurling championship clash last Friday.
Last Sunday Claughaun travelled to Na Piarsaigh’s club grounds in Caherdavin where it defeated Ahane in the Limerick Junior A Hurling Championship.
Claughaun were scheduled to contest a first-round IHC tie against Mountcollins in Rathkeale next Saturday, however, this may now be in question.
Limerick GAA officials are liaising with Claughaun and the HSE regarding contact tracing at the club.
Claughaun GAA did not say whether the coronavirus case discovered within the club related to a player, gaa official, or supporter.
The club could not be reached for further comment.