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Irish Skipper Expo 2020 has been rescheduled to take place on 4 and 5 September at the UL Sport Arena in Limerick, following its earlier postponement due to uncertainty over the escalation of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Following discussion with the UL Sport Arena and others, the setting of a new date so quickly will provide certainty for exhibitors and visitors alike and enable plenty of time for planning and the rescheduling of diaries.

Sharon Boyle of show organiser Mara Media said: “We were determined to act swiftly and set a new date for the expo to enable exhibitors and visitors to plan ahead. Our decision to postpone the event was not taken lightly, but the well-being of exhibitors and visitors is of paramount importance to us, and we had no other option, given the circumstances.

“We would like to thank the UL Sport Arena for working with us in setting a new date, as well as our valued exhibitors for being so supportive during this challenging period. We ask everyone to bear with us as we endeavor to get more information on our website shortly.”

To coincide with the new show dates, a new date has also been set for the Lost At Sea Tragedies (LAST) fundraising event ‘The Fishermen’s Fling’. The LAST fundraiser will now take place on Friday, September 4th at the Castletroy Park Hotel, with all tickets still valid for the new date.