September Return for Irish Soap Fair City
RTÉ have announced the return of their prime time soap opera Fair City. The series had been take off the air due to the COVID-19 crisis. An exact date has not yet been releases but it is expected to return during September 2020. The series will reflect life with covid, characters will follow the COVID-19 restrictions.
Filming of the soap has had to adjust to new procedures and systems that have been developed by the production team in line with HSE and government recommendations on COVID-19. The production team will respond to any developing HSE guidlines and review their practices as appropriate.
Brigie deCourcy, Series Producer, says: “It has been our priority that these systems were in place before committing to a return date so that we could protect the health and well-being of our actors, writers, directors and crew. We have been eager to get back to production, but the priority was the health and safety of the whole team. Everyone is delighted that we are now in a position to get back to telling stories and bringing fun and chaos back to Carrigstown.”