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#Foreign Travel

# foreign-travel - Monday 30 August, 2021

July boost for overseas travel but pandemic continues to have a 'dramatic impact', says CSO
# Foreign Travel
# Foreign Travel

July boost for overseas travel but pandemic continues to have a 'dramatic impact', says CSO

Aug 30th 2021, 11:40 AM 14,060 Views 4 Comments

For every passenger who arrived in or departed from Ireland in July, there were five pre-pandemic.

# foreign-travel - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Irish holidaymakers in Malta placed in mandatory quarantine after HSE vaccine certs not accepted
# Foreign Travel
# Foreign Travel

Irish holidaymakers in Malta placed in mandatory quarantine after HSE vaccine certs not accepted

Updated Jul 20th 2021, 8:35 PM 188,925 Views 178 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs says it is aware of the situation.

# foreign-travel - Thursday 1 July, 2021

EU digital cert begins today in all member states except Ireland
# Foreign Travel
# Foreign Travel

EU digital cert begins today in all member states except Ireland

Jul 1st 2021, 12:10 PM 66,116 Views 117 Comments

Ireland is due to adopt the plan from 19 July with the delay put down to the HSE hack.

# foreign-travel - Thursday 24 June, 2021

UK adds Malta and Spain’s Balearic islands to travel green list
# Foreign Travel
# Foreign Travel

UK adds Malta and Spain’s Balearic islands to travel green list

Jun 24th 2021, 10:59 PM 12,629 Views 11 Comments

UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said fully vaccinated travellers from amber list countries may not have to self-isolate in future.

Government expects to 'stick with the plan' of opening up foreign travel on 19 July
# Green Cert
# Green Cert

Government expects to 'stick with the plan' of opening up foreign travel on 19 July

Jun 24th 2021, 3:35 PM 24,438 Views 38 Comments

Ireland is to sign up to the EU Green Cert a number of weeks after it is available.

# foreign-travel - Thursday 20 May, 2021

EU reaches deal on digital health pass, paving way for summer travel in Europe
# Travel
# Travel

EU reaches deal on digital health pass, paving way for summer travel in Europe

May 20th 2021, 10:33 PM 63,362 Views 49 Comments

The deal will allow for anybody living in the EU’s 27 countries to secure a digital health pass by the end of June.

# foreign-travel - Thursday 4 February, 2021

'Self-quarantine' for arrivals is now the law with exemptions including for high-level sport
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'Self-quarantine' for arrivals is now the law with exemptions including for high-level sport

Feb 4th 2021, 5:16 PM 44,453 Views 66 Comments

Laws around hotel quarantine are still being drafted.

# foreign-travel - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Donnelly: 'Not legally possible' to tell people to quarantine in bedrooms, instead there's 'public health advice'
# Strong Advice
# Strong Advice

Donnelly: 'Not legally possible' to tell people to quarantine in bedrooms, instead there's 'public health advice'

Feb 3rd 2021, 12:18 PM 53,506 Views 91 Comments

The Health Minister’s comments on television have been questioned by opposition politicians.

# foreign-travel - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Mandatory hotel quarantine: 'Weeks' before measures are introduced
# Foreign Travel
# Foreign Travel

Mandatory hotel quarantine: 'Weeks' before measures are introduced

Feb 2nd 2021, 6:12 PM 23,351 Views 41 Comments

The government has said that primary legislation is required.

Poll: Were you planning a foreign holiday this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Were you planning a foreign holiday this year?

Feb 2nd 2021, 9:48 AM 79,949 Views 135 Comments

Had you thought about going on a holiday abroad this year, and what’s your plan now?

# foreign-travel - Monday 1 February, 2021

Going to the airport to leave the State without a valid reason is now an offence
# Foreign Travel
# Foreign Travel

Going to the airport to leave the State without a valid reason is now an offence

Feb 1st 2021, 12:19 PM 149,735 Views 126 Comments

People in breach may be subject to a fine of €500.

# foreign-travel - Monday 18 January, 2021

Arrivals to Ireland from South America must have a negative Covid-19 test AND self-isolate for 14 days
# Travel Advice
# Travel Advice

Arrivals to Ireland from South America must have a negative Covid-19 test AND self-isolate for 14 days

Updated Jan 18th 2021, 7:00 PM 22,812 Views 80 Comments
  • The UK on Friday banned travellers from South America from entering the country.
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said there are no plans for such a ban in Ireland as there are no direct flights from South Africa.
  • The variant has not yet been identified in Ireland.

# foreign-travel - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Explainer: Is the EU 'traffic light system' the saviour of holidays in 2021?
# Foreign Travel
# Foreign Travel

Explainer: Is the EU 'traffic light system' the saviour of holidays in 2021?

Oct 11th 2020, 7:30 AM 35,519 Views 24 Comments

Ireland wants to ‘align’ with the plans but may take some time to be fully on board.

# foreign-travel - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Green List: Ryanair and Aer Lingus push for Ireland to join EU traffic light system but minister says it will 'take time'
# Foreign Travel
# Foreign Travel

Green List: Ryanair and Aer Lingus push for Ireland to join EU traffic light system but minister says it will 'take time'

Oct 7th 2020, 1:09 PM 59,534 Views 27 Comments

Eamon Ryan tol the Oireachtas Transport Committee that the Green LIst was ‘not working’.

# foreign-travel - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Varadkar says it's wrong to send out 'mixed messages' over foreign travel
# Green List
# Green List

Varadkar says it's wrong to send out 'mixed messages' over foreign travel

Jul 21st 2020, 4:16 PM 28,190 Views 49 Comments

The Cabinet is due to sign off on the ‘green list’ of countries this evening.

# foreign-travel - Friday 10 July, 2020

Aviation industry 'will not survive' the impact of Covid-19 pandemic, warns final Taskforce report
# Travel Woes
# Travel Woes

Aviation industry 'will not survive' the impact of Covid-19 pandemic, warns final Taskforce report

Updated Jul 10th 2020, 10:00 PM 31,707 Views 50 Comments

The Taskforce is made up of industry representatives including Aer Lingus and Dublin Airport.

# foreign-travel - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Poll: Are you planning on travelling abroad in 2020?
# Travel Abroad
# Travel Abroad

Poll: Are you planning on travelling abroad in 2020?

Jun 30th 2020, 9:05 AM 54,797 Views 223 Comments

Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan has urged people to stay in Ireland for the foreseeable.

# foreign-travel - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

EU looks to save summer holidays but will leave the reopening of borders to each country
# Deserted
# Deserted

EU looks to save summer holidays but will leave the reopening of borders to each country

May 13th 2020, 3:00 PM 29,312 Views 28 Comments

Tourism accounts for 12% of jobs across the EU.