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'There will be more court cases': Legal and logistical issues posed by hotel quarantine 'have not gone away'
Advice on exempting vaccinated passengers from hotel quarantine is expected from the HPSC.
# Covid-19
Stephen Donnelly says capping arrivals from states on hotel quarantine list 'possible' in future
Several more countries were added to the list last week.
# Analysis
An expansion that will cost millions or a necessity? Quarantine clashes end with 16 additions to hotel quarantine list
A week of difficult government discussions concluded with an incorporeal Cabinet meeting last night.
# mandatory quarantine
Woman in quarantine claims before High Court that she is being unlawfully detained
The court heard that the decision to require her to quarantine at a hotel was “disproportionate.”
# Courts
Trial of women who refused quarantine after Dubai trip delayed ahead of constitutional challenge
The matter is due back before the High Court later this month.
# mandatory hotel quaratine
Irishman who can't come home for mother's funeral questions 'arbitrary' decision to add Puerto Rico to MHQ list
John Doherty has questioned why the country was added to the list while other US territories or the US itself were not.
# Dublin
Gardaí isolating after person staying at quarantine hotel tests positive for Covid-19
Several members of the force are restricting their movements.
# Courts
Women who returned from Dubai can leave Mountjoy Prison but must stay in quarantine hotel, High Court rules
The High Court noted that there was a waiver scheme for persons who cannot afford the cost of quarantine.
# Covid-19
Stephen Donnelly hits out at 'leaks' over possible additions to hotel quarantine list
It was reported this week that 43 countries could be added to the list.
# mandatory quarantine
Government advised to add US, France, Germany and Italy to hotel quarantine list
There are understood to be concerns that the move may pose diplomatic issues.
# mandatory quarantine
Three people abscond from mandatory quarantine at Dublin hotel
One person has been located by gardaí, and searches are ongoing for two others.
# mandatory quarantine
Explainer: 26 bookings made so far today for mandatory hotel quarantine. Here's what you need to know
As of 7 March, 4,172 people have flown in from Category 2 high risk countries.
# Travel
President Michael D Higgins signs mandatory quarantine legislation into law
The law was passed in the Dáil and Seanad.
# quarantine
13 Central and South American countries added to mandatory quarantine list
The updated list of countries was announced by the Minister for Health this evening.
# international travel
Mandatory quarantine proposals will be seen as harsh by some and insufficient by others, says minister
The new legislation is being debated in the Dáil this afternoon.
# mandatory quarantine
'If it has to be widened or extended, we'll do it': Cabinet signs off on quarantine for arrivals from 20 countries
Cabinet signed off on the measures last night.
# Enforcement
AGSI boss surprised to hear about Garda role in hotel quarantine - as Cabinet yet to sign off on Bill
The Cabinet is yet to sign off on mandatory hotel quarantine for some travellers arriving in Ireland.
# Covid-19
'Self-quarantine' for arrivals is now the law with exemptions including for high-level sport
Laws around hotel quarantine are still being drafted.
# strong advice
Donnelly: 'Not legally possible' to tell people to quarantine in bedrooms, instead there's 'public health advice'
The Health Minister’s comments on television have been questioned by opposition politicians.
# Travel
Confusion reigns over mandatory quarantine rules for arrivals from Britain
The HSE had changed advice on its website but the DFA has said the situation has not changed.
# Coronavirus
Quarantine hotels set to be introduced in UK to limit spread of Covid variants
Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi said an announcement on the plans will be made later today.
# covid measures
Level 5 restrictions to remain in place until 5 March as ministers agree on mandatory quarantine measures
There will also be additional checks at the ports and airports.
# Coronavirus
Explainer: Why is mandatory quarantine being debated again and what are other countries doing?
A mandatory 14-day quarantine is in place in Australia and other countries for people travelling from abroad.
# mandatory quarantine
Govt looking at mandatory quarantine for arrivals without a PCR test and from 'high risk' areas
Taoiseach Micheál Martin has also spoken about a potential ‘two island’ solution with the UK.
# Your Say
Poll: Should there be mandatory quarantine for people who arrive in Ireland from abroad?
A number of other countries have brought in mandatory quarantine.
# international travel
Mandatory quarantine unlikely and only to be considered if UK opted for similar system
Irish government favours asking people to restrict their movements.