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# international-travel - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Donnelly meeting with Glynn to discuss whether more countries should be added to mandatory hotel quarantine list
# International Travel
# International Travel

Donnelly meeting with Glynn to discuss whether more countries should be added to mandatory hotel quarantine list

Feb 25th 2021, 1:12 PM 17,934 Views 54 Comments

There are currently 20 countries on the ‘category 2′ list.

# international-travel - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Mandatory quarantine proposals will be seen as harsh by some and insufficient by others, says minister
# International Travel
# International Travel

Mandatory quarantine proposals will be seen as harsh by some and insufficient by others, says minister

Feb 24th 2021, 5:04 PM 16,911 Views 96 Comments

The new legislation is being debated in the Dáil this afternoon.

# international-travel - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

AGSI boss surprised to hear about Garda role in hotel quarantine - as Cabinet yet to sign off on Bill
# Enforcement
# Enforcement

AGSI boss surprised to hear about Garda role in hotel quarantine - as Cabinet yet to sign off on Bill

Feb 17th 2021, 2:07 PM 15,381 Views 13 Comments

The Cabinet is yet to sign off on mandatory hotel quarantine for some travellers arriving in Ireland.

# international-travel - Thursday 11 February, 2021

20 countries to be on Ireland's mandatory hotel quarantine list
# International Travel
# International Travel

20 countries to be on Ireland's mandatory hotel quarantine list

Feb 11th 2021, 8:32 AM 85,378 Views 41 Comments

Primary legislation is required before people are mandated to quarantine in hotels.

# international-travel - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

'Refreshed' Living With Covid plan being worked on as Varadkar details Ireland-UK talks on travel
# International Travel
# International Travel

'Refreshed' Living With Covid plan being worked on as Varadkar details Ireland-UK talks on travel

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 6:08 PM 50,713 Views 48 Comments

He said there seems to be an “openness” to talking about the two islands working together.

Ryanair says it owes no money to travel agents, denies claims that airline is causing refund 'logjam'
# Travel
# Travel

Ryanair says it owes no money to travel agents, denies claims that airline is causing refund 'logjam'

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 2:39 PM 19,718 Views 25 Comments

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary said last week that there is no backlog and all refunds have been issued.

# international-travel - Friday 29 January, 2021

Factfind: Do we know the rate of travel transmission?
# International Travel
# International Travel

Factfind: Do we know the rate of travel transmission?

Jan 29th 2021, 12:39 PM 15,085 Views 45 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday night that international travel accounts for fewer than 1% of Covid-19 cases

# international-travel - Friday 22 January, 2021

Govt looking at mandatory quarantine for arrivals without a PCR test and from 'high risk' areas
# Mandatory Quarantine
# Mandatory Quarantine

Govt looking at mandatory quarantine for arrivals without a PCR test and from 'high risk' areas

Updated Jan 22nd 2021, 5:47 PM 68,672 Views 110 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has also spoken about a potential ‘two island’ solution with the UK.

# international-travel - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Mandatory quarantine unlikely and only to be considered if UK opted for similar system
# International Travel
# International Travel

Mandatory quarantine unlikely and only to be considered if UK opted for similar system

Jan 19th 2021, 6:37 PM 15,166 Views 34 Comments

Irish government favours asking people to restrict their movements.

# international-travel - Saturday 16 January, 2021

All passengers arriving into Ireland must have a negative PCR test from today
# International Travel
# International Travel

All passengers arriving into Ireland must have a negative PCR test from today

Jan 16th 2021, 6:30 AM 31,274 Views 49 Comments

Here’s what you need to know about the new rules.

# international-travel - Friday 15 January, 2021

No plans to ban South American passengers as there are no direct flights into Ireland
# International Travel
# International Travel

No plans to ban South American passengers as there are no direct flights into Ireland

Jan 15th 2021, 3:43 PM 14,629 Views 30 Comments

Travellers from South America are no longer allowed to come into the UK, amid fears over a new virus variant first identified in Brazil.

# international-travel - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Cabinet signs off on all passengers requiring negative PCR test result prior to arrival in Ireland
# International Travel
# International Travel

Cabinet signs off on all passengers requiring negative PCR test result prior to arrival in Ireland

Jan 12th 2021, 5:58 PM 41,668 Views 59 Comments

The new measures will kick in on Saturday.

# international-travel - Friday 8 January, 2021

Top Irish health official raised 'serious concerns' about travel advice issued by European agency
# International Travel
# International Travel

Top Irish health official raised 'serious concerns' about travel advice issued by European agency

Jan 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 46,691 Views 53 Comments

The Department wrote to the European Centre for Disease Control & Prevention one day before the UK revealed a new variant of Covid-19.

# international-travel - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

People travelling from Britain or South Africa required to have negative Covid test before arrival
# Travel
# Travel

People travelling from Britain or South Africa required to have negative Covid test before arrival

Jan 6th 2021, 5:44 PM 7,731 Views 24 Comments

The change will kick in this Saturday.

# international-travel - Friday 27 November, 2020

Vardakar: 'We're asking people to put off their trip, but if they have to come home please follow the rules'
# On A Jetplane
# On A Jetplane

Vardakar: 'We're asking people to put off their trip, but if they have to come home please follow the rules'

Nov 27th 2020, 8:43 PM 29,627 Views 21 Comments

The government says it is up to individual families to decide if someone coming home is essential.

# international-travel - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Ireland remains 'orange' on EU traffic light travel map
# Christmas Travel
# Christmas Travel

Ireland remains 'orange' on EU traffic light travel map

Nov 26th 2020, 3:12 PM 45,037 Views 18 Comments

New travel rules kick in this weekend.

# international-travel - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Ireland and the Canary Islands turn 'orange' on EU traffic light travel map
# International Travel
# International Travel

Ireland and the Canary Islands turn 'orange' on EU traffic light travel map

Nov 19th 2020, 2:43 PM 142,796 Views 45 Comments

Travellers arriving from orange regions do not have to restrict their movements if they have a negative Covid-19 test taken three days before their arrival.

Dublin Airport test centre expecting rise in Christmas demand as people get tested before visiting loved ones
# Pcr Test
# Pcr Test

Dublin Airport test centre expecting rise in Christmas demand as people get tested before visiting loved ones

Nov 19th 2020, 2:14 PM 19,356 Views 12 Comments

The test centre at Dublin Airport is open to anyone who wishes to take a test.

# international-travel - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Health Minister: 'If you do need to travel home for Christmas - follow traffic light rules'
# Testing
# Testing

Health Minister: 'If you do need to travel home for Christmas - follow traffic light rules'

Updated Nov 18th 2020, 5:26 PM 47,395 Views 34 Comments

The Taoiseach says Irish public health experts are “not converts” to antigen testing.

# international-travel - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Confused by the current travel advice? You're not alone. Here's everything you need to know right now
# Christmas Plans
# Christmas Plans

Confused by the current travel advice? You're not alone. Here's everything you need to know right now

Nov 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 48,909 Views 41 Comments

‘Baby please come home,’ Bono once sang… But will Tony Holohan endorse that message this year?

# international-travel - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Here are the list of passengers exempted from new restrictions under the traffic light system
# Exempted Workers
# Exempted Workers

Here are the list of passengers exempted from new restrictions under the traffic light system

Nov 7th 2020, 10:30 AM 64,400 Views 44 Comments

The government has already agreed to the list of exempted categories of travellers under the new EU plan.

New travel traffic light system kicks in on Sunday - here's what you need to know
# International Travel
# International Travel

New travel traffic light system kicks in on Sunday - here's what you need to know

Nov 7th 2020, 12:05 AM 121,193 Views 29 Comments

It’s hoped the plan will help jump start the aviation sector in a safe way.

# international-travel - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Government considering whether to make it mandatory for a person to restrict their movements
# Legally Enforceable
# Legally Enforceable

Government considering whether to make it mandatory for a person to restrict their movements

Nov 5th 2020, 4:33 PM 106,692 Views 63 Comments

Varadkar said it is under consideration for “certain circumstances”.

# international-travel - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Passengers from ‘orange’ regions will not have to restrict movements if they have a negative test 3 days before flying
# Christmas Travel
# Christmas Travel

Passengers from ‘orange’ regions will not have to restrict movements if they have a negative test 3 days before flying

Nov 4th 2020, 12:39 PM 20,540 Views 8 Comments

The travel traffic light system will come into effect on 8 November.

# international-travel - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Holohan raises concern about Christmas travel, says NPHET engaging with government on traffic light system
# Traffic Light System
# Traffic Light System

Holohan raises concern about Christmas travel, says NPHET engaging with government on traffic light system

Updated Nov 3rd 2020, 2:00 PM 62,367 Views 105 Comments

The situation at the moment is international travel of a non-essential nature is not safe, said Holohan.

# international-travel - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Taoiseach says it is 'far too early to say what type of Christmas we will be having'
# Travel
# Travel

Taoiseach says it is 'far too early to say what type of Christmas we will be having'

Oct 29th 2020, 4:58 PM 37,330 Views 60 Comments

Government aims to have travel traffic light system up and running by 8 November.

# international-travel - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

NPHET yet to give advice on issue of people travelling home from abroad for Christmas
# Travel
# Travel

NPHET yet to give advice on issue of people travelling home from abroad for Christmas

Updated Oct 27th 2020, 6:51 PM 54,245 Views 34 Comments

Irish aviation regulators are calling for mandatory pre-departure testing instead of quarantine restrictions.

# international-travel - Monday 26 October, 2020

Government looking at rapid testing regime as means of easing Christmas travel restrictions
# Home For Christmas
# Home For Christmas

Government looking at rapid testing regime as means of easing Christmas travel restrictions

Oct 26th 2020, 6:30 AM 67,058 Views 40 Comments

A new test – known as the ‘LAMP’ test – could open up travel in the coming weeks, it’s hoped.

# international-travel - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Explainer: International travel, domestic trips and Dubliners - here's what you need to know
# Travel
# Travel

Explainer: International travel, domestic trips and Dubliners - here's what you need to know

Sep 16th 2020, 8:32 PM 48,561 Views 32 Comments

The government have moved to clarify their travel policy.

# international-travel - Friday 4 September, 2020

14-day travel restrictions could be waived under government's new Covid roadmap
# Travel
# Travel

14-day travel restrictions could be waived under government's new Covid roadmap

Sep 4th 2020, 6:00 AM 58,495 Views 36 Comments

Ministers are concerned Ireland has the most restrictive travel rules in Europe in the run up to Christmas.

# international-travel - Friday 31 July, 2020

Passenger locator form information could be shared between Dublin and Belfast governments
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

Passenger locator form information could be shared between Dublin and Belfast governments

Jul 31st 2020, 4:11 PM 11,914 Views 12 Comments

Co-operation on international travel was discussed at the North South Ministerial Council today.

# international-travel - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Explainer: This is the current official advice on foreign travel
# Essential Info
# Essential Info

Explainer: This is the current official advice on foreign travel

Jul 2nd 2020, 4:22 PM 41,828 Views 47 Comments

The government is advising people to avoid all unnecessary overseas travel.

# international-travel - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

'Mixed messaging': Call for clarity on whether people should cancel holidays abroad
# International Travel
# International Travel

'Mixed messaging': Call for clarity on whether people should cancel holidays abroad

Updated Jun 30th 2020, 9:15 PM 38,441 Views 72 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said it is important to reopen the economy, “but not at the risk of another wave”.

# international-travel - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Travel to Italy and Spain skyrocketed last year
# Off Anywhere Nice?
# Off Anywhere Nice?

Travel to Italy and Spain skyrocketed last year

May 5th 2016, 7:26 PM 20,538 Views 33 Comments

Irish people spent €6 billion on 53.5 million nights out of the country last year.

# international-travel - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

China is going to keep a very close eye on its own badly-behaved tourists
# Just Watch It
# Just Watch It

China is going to keep a very close eye on its own badly-behaved tourists

Apr 7th 2015, 1:35 PM 14,563 Views 25 Comments

The world’s most populous nation wants its citizens to portray the right image abroad.