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# travel advice

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2022
# travel advice
Irish citizens in Ukraine told to 'leave immediately by commercial means'
The Embassy of Ireland in Kyiv is to remain open for a small number of staff.
The Embassy of Ireland in Kyiv is to remain open for a small number of staff.
A number of countries, including Russia, have been pulling embassy staff from the Ukrainian capital.
US President Joe Biden is due to speak to Russian President Vladimir Putin later today.
Putin slams Western 'provocation' as he holds almost 3 hrs of calls with Biden and Macron
Moscow meeting: Lavrov 'disappointed' with talks as Truss asks for 'Cold War rhetoric' to be dropped
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# 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 advice
Arrivals to Ireland from South America must have a negative Covid-19 test AND self-isolate for 14 days
The advice is the same as that in place for Britain and South Africa.
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.
Covid-19: UK bans passengers from South America amid concerns over new Brazilian variant
'It won't be easy to control': How two new Covid-19 variants could wreak havoc on Ireland's virus response
# travel advice
'Just Leo thinking out loud again': Mary Lou McDonald dismisses Tánaiste's border travel comments
Varadkar suggested the government is looking at advising against cross-border travel but he has said a travel ban is not being considered.
# green list
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.
# travel advice
Green list will be 'very short' but Greece and Cyprus likely to feature
The US has already been ruled out, so what countries might make the cut?
# travel advice
Irish people travelling abroad should return 'as soon as possible', Coveney advises
“We recommend that people who wish to do so make arrangements to return to Ireland as soon as possible,” Simon Coveney said.
# travel advice
‘High degree of caution’: Ireland upgrades travel warning for all EU countries
Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney made the announcement on Twitter this evening.
# travel advice
Flight refunds and travel insurance - what are you entitled to if you had booked a trip to Italy?
The Irish government has changed its advice to suggest avoiding all travel to Italy.
# red zones
Covid-19: Department of Foreign Affairs urges people not to travel to 11 Italian 'red zones'
There has been an increase in the number of confirmed cases in Italy
# travel advice
Aviation Commission issues passenger advice following WOW Air collapse
The Icelandic airline announced it had ceased operation this morning.
# travel advice
Liverpool urge fans in Rome 'under no circumstances' to walk to stadium tonight
Last week’s first leg tie was marred by an attack on Meath man Sean Cox.
# travel advice
Irish heading to Las Vegas urged to take 'high degree of caution' after mass shooting
Las Vegas is a popular place for Irish tourists.
# travel advice
Irish people in Istanbul advised to 'avoid crowded areas and exercise extreme caution'
It follows a shooting at a nightclub last night.
# zika virus
Pregnant women travelling to Florida may wish to reconsider journey, says expert
Tropical disease specialist Siobhan Grehan advises that only pregnant women and those planning to conceive should be concerned.
# travel advice
Australians travelling to Ireland warned of 'increased tensions' ahead of 1916 anniversary
The travel guidelines were updated on Monday.
# terror attacks
"People have decided not to travel" - Irish tourists anxious about Brussels and Paris trips
In the wake of terrorist attacks on popular tourist destinations, are Irish people still travelling?
# terror attacks
Irish people in Paris urged to stay indoors and "exercise extreme caution"
The Department of Foreign Affairs has set up a helpline for anyone concerned about loved ones.
# citizens database
Going on holidays? You might have forgotten to tell somebody
But there’s still time.
# travel advice
No fall off in holiday bookings to Greece but tourists told to bring lots of cash
Tour operators say it’s business as usual and there are no special deals to be had.
# Careful Now
Heading to the World Cup? Wear long-sleeved shirts, trousers and a condom
Perhaps not all at the same time, though. Health authorities have issued advice for those travelling to Brazil.
# tbex
Hundreds of travel bloggers descending on Ireland
Fáilte Ireland promoting Ireland to digital influencers through international conference being held here.
# Westgate Mall
Kenyan forces storm shopping mall in ‘final’ assault on militants
It comes as the Red Cross revises down the death toll to 62. The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued an updated warning for Irish nationals.