In a joint statement from the GAA, Camogie Association and Ladies Gaelic Football Association it was announced on Thursday afternoon that all games, training and team gatherings have been suspended until later this month.
It comes following a significant announcement from An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar regarding the introduction of new measures intended to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus.
It was announced on Thursday morning that the government recommends all outdoor gatherings of more than 500 people be postponed until March 29th.
The statement reads:
"In light of this morning’s Government announcement, the GAA, An Cumann Camógaíochta and the Ladies Gaelic Football Association have decided to suspend all activity at club, inter-county and educational levels until March 29 (inclusive) from midnight.
"This is to include all games, training and team gatherings at all ages and all grades.
"We will continue to liaise with Government officials and review the situation between now and the end of the month, assessing the impact of these measures on our competitions.
"In the meantime, the Association is encouraging all members to continue to follow the guidelines which have been provided by the health authorities."