Horse racing in Ireland resumes next week, behind closed doors.

The first meeting is in Naas on Monday next 8th June, with strict protocols in place.

In this region, Roscommon will host meetings on Monday 15th, Monday 22nd and Wed 24th June.

It will be July before meetings take place in Ballinrobe and Sligo.

Racing in Sligo is scheduled for Thursday 2nd July, while Monday 20th will see racing resume in Ballinrobe, with a second meeting two days later on Wed 22nd July - behind closed doors.

Ballinrobe Racecourse manager John Flannelly says it will not be possible to allow spectators in, as long as the social distancing restrictions remain in place.