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Live Event Promoters Hope Tom Jones Gig In Belfast Can Act As A Roadmap For The Return Of Gigs & Festivals.

5,000 people attended last night's concert.

Festival and live event promoters hope last night's Tom Jones concert in Belfast can act as a blueprint to get similar gigs going in the Republic again.

Five thousand people attended the gig at Custom House Square, and everyone needing to test negative for COVID-19 or be fully vaccinated.

These people were happy for some normality to resume

The government here is now being called on to provide a roadmap to allow concerts to resume - and not to wait until the end of August.

Event promoter Shane Dunne says the sector already needed strong health and safety protocols even before the pandemic

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