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# green-list - Thursday 22 October, 2020

EU traffic light system for international travel to commence in November

Cabinet agreed to align Ireland with the EU traffic light system.

# green-list - Monday 12 October, 2020

The Green List is now empty and all arriving passengers should restrict their movements

The updated list comes into effect from today.

# green-list - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Explainer: There are now zero countries on the Green List - so how did that happen?

The list has had a controversial history and its days are now numbered.

From Monday there will be no countries on Ireland's Green List

There were just four countries left on the list last week.

# green-list - Friday 2 October, 2020

High Court rules against Ryanair, says State travel advice is legal

The judge found that the government acted lawfully in providing travel advice and public health advice in respect of the pandemic.

# green-list - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Green List remains unchanged with just four countries on list

Cyprus, Finland, Latvia and Liechtenstein are still the only four countries on the list.

# green-list - Monday 28 September, 2020

New Green List kicks in: There are now just four countries and one of them is Liechtenstein

The government has pledged to update the Green List on a weekly basis.

# green-list - Thursday 24 September, 2020

The Green List has been cut to just four countries - and Liechtenstein is now one of them

The new Green List will contain Cyprus, Finland, Latvia and Liechtenstein.

# green-list - Monday 21 September, 2020

The new Green List kicks in today, here are the countries included

The general advice is still to avoid non-essential travel abroad.

# green-list - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Green List: Germany and Poland among countries added as Greece, Italy and Norway removed

The Department of Foreign Affairs provided an update on the new Green List countries this afternoon.

Ryanair chief O'Leary warns of fresh capacity cuts at Dublin Airport if travel rules aren't loosened quickly

Michael O’Leary said the government has ‘mismanaged’ air travel.

# green-list - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Government will 'broadly support' new EU approach to air travel as Green List set to be updated on Monday

The government provided details on the new arrangements for air travel at a press conference today.

# green-list - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Irish government aiming to allow people to travel abroad to visit loved ones for Christmas

Leo Varadkar told RTÉ’s Morning Ireland that Ireland may lose travel connectivity “for up to 4 years” if “strict” travel rules are not relaxed.

# green-list - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Second Fáilte Ireland board member resigns following trip to Spain

Spain is not currently on Ireland’s Green List.

# green-list - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Catch up on all that made the headlines.

'Green List': Travel guidance remains unchanged despite Ireland's high 14-day incidence rate

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said there will be no changes to the list until a new roadmap is published.

# green-list - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Fáilte Ireland chairman resigns after travelling to Italy for foreign holiday

The Irish Independent reported this morning that Michael Cawley abroad for a vacation.

# green-list - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Government says Greece remains on Green List, despite 'second wave' of outbreak

The country has seen a recent spike in Covid-19 cases.

# green-list - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Phase Four postponed: Pubs to stay closed, five destinations taken off Green List, and masks mandatory in shops from 10 August

“I wish I was in a position to share better news today, but I am not,” Taoiseach Micheál Martin said after Cabinet met.

# green-list - Monday 3 August, 2020

Cabinet to discuss dropping countries from Green List and random testing at airports

Malta and Cyprus are among the countries that may be removed from Ireland’s green list this week.

# green-list - Friday 31 July, 2020

Ryanair launches High Court action against the Irish government over 'unconstitutional' travel measures

Ryanair is taking the action aimed at setting aside the so-called green list published by government.

# green-list - Friday 24 July, 2020

Leo Varadkar on the green list: 'It may not be simple but it is very straightforward'

The Tánaiste said that people can now travel to the green list countries for non-essential reasons.

# green-list - Thursday 23 July, 2020

'A very real danger': Just 4,000 calls made to 60,000 Dublin Airport arrivals in first two weeks of July

Only half of the calls made were answered.

# green-list - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about the 'green list' countries?

You probably shouldn’t go to any of these places, but how much do you know about them?

Explainer: What does the new 'green list' mean for foreign travel?

It was a long time coming but there’s still plenty of debate out there.

Taoiseach says it's 'impossible' to enforce mandatory quarantine for people arriving in Ireland

He said people travelling from outside the green list countries should restrict their movements.

Poll: Do you think the publication of the travel 'green list' is a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the publication of the travel 'green list' is a good idea?

The publication of the green list comes despite public health advice that people should not travel abroad.

Travel agents warn list 'could invalidate insurance' for flights previously booked to green locations

The much-anticipated ‘green list’ of countries was published last night.

Ireland to step up controls for arrivals from Covid-19 hotspots, including US and Middle East

These are part of new measures brought in with the publication of Ireland’s ‘green list’.

Government agrees 15 countries for travel 'green list' following late-night Cabinet meeting

The publication of the green list late this evening comes despite public health advice that people should not travel abroad.

# green-list - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

The 'green list': How other island-based nations have handled the re-opening of international travel

Some island nations are doing comparatively well in suppressing the virus.

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

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

# green-list - Monday 20 July, 2020

'Garbled messaging' around travel 'green list' to be discussed by Cabinet

Some ministers do not want to undermine the notion of Ireland as an open economy.

Poll: Would you go on a foreign holiday without travel insurance? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you go on a foreign holiday without travel insurance?

Insurance Ireland has advised people to double-check their policy to see if they are covered for non-essential travel.

# green-list - Sunday 19 July, 2020

Publication of green list to be delayed as Cabinet meeting is postponed

Meanwhile, Insurance Ireland said that a green list does not equal relaxation on travel, and non-essential travel is still discouraged.

Three in four people in Ireland not planning to travel abroad this year

The government is continuing to urge against foreign travel for non-essential reasons.

# green-list - Saturday 18 July, 2020

'I had to protect my staff' — Government green list could cause workplace disputes, expert says

Workers returning from abroad might still be asked by their employer to restrict their movements.

Q&A: Your questions about Ireland's Covid-19 restrictions and health advice answered

Phase 4 has been delayed and there are some new restrictions on the way – what does it mean for you?

# green-list - Friday 17 July, 2020

US won't be on travel green list and UK 'unlikely' to make the cut, confirms Coveney

The green list will have countries on it which pose no higher risk than travelling in Ireland represents.

# green-list - Thursday 16 July, 2020

The Explainer: Why are tourists able to visit Ireland right now?

And are they actually legally required to quarantine?

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