Spaced out: Can physical distancing work for Ireland‘s leisure sector?

Fitness and leisure business owners are determined to re-open their centres when it’s safe to do so, but say they must have some financial support to do it

3rd May, 2020
Spaced out: Can physical distancing work for Ireland‘s leisure sector?
Joe Cosgrove MD of Kingfisher Fitness Clubs: attracting people back into gyms will be a challenge

Social distancing, physical distancing, spatial distancing – call it what you like, nobody much cares for it.

Over the past two months, our usual ways of interacting with one another have been torn asunder. Gone are handshakes and crowds and embraces. The rudimentary chalk line on the footpath is our new master, delineating a socially acceptable box within which we must wait for just about everything.

Despite the unpleasantness of our new norms, we abide...

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