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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 14°C

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No plans to ban South American passengers as there are no direct flights into Ireland
Travellers from South America are no longer allowed to come into the UK, amid fears over a new virus variant first identified in Brazil.
Over half of people believe individuals travelling from 'red' regions should not be allowed into Ireland
More than half of people also expect to take their next international flight before the end of 2021, according to new figures.
Ireland remains 'orange' on EU traffic light travel map
New travel rules kick in this weekend.
Passengers from ‘red’ regions will be allowed to move freely once they pass a Covid-19 test five days after arrival
The rule change will give hope to many wishing to return home this Christmas.
Here are the list of passengers exempted from new restrictions under the traffic light system
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
It’s hoped the plan will help jump start the aviation sector in a safe way.
Holohan raises concern about Christmas travel, says NPHET engaging with government on traffic light system
The situation at the moment is international travel of a non-essential nature is not safe, said Holohan.
NPHET yet to give advice on issue of people travelling home from abroad for Christmas
Irish aviation regulators are calling for mandatory pre-departure testing instead of quarantine restrictions.
EU traffic light system for international travel to commence in November
Cabinet agreed to align Ireland with the EU traffic light system.