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# travel restrictions

This year
China slams 'unacceptable' Covid curbs on travellers from its territory
China’s steep rise in infections comes after Beijing abruptly lifted years of hardline restrictions last month.
Last year
US to require negative Covid tests for travelers from China after country's sudden Covid pivot
The United States says China is not sharing enough information about the surge in coronavirus cases there.
Passengers flying to US no longer need Covid-19 test before travelling
The change in policy was first announced on Friday by a US government official.
New Zealand welcomes back international tourists as Covid rules are eased
The country imposed some of the toughest border restrictions in early 2020.
All time
France to toughen rules for travellers from UK due to Omicron fears
Travellers from Britain will need a negative Covid test from less than 24 hours earlier, to test again upon arrival and isolate for at least 48 hours.
New Covid testing rules delayed until Sunday for inbound travellers
A negative Covid-19 test will be required for all those arriving into Ireland from Sunday.
Everyone, regardless of vaccination status, will require a negative test from Sunday.
Health Minister Stephen Donnelly signed off on the regulations this evening.
The new measures will be reviewed in two weeks.
Taoiseach: Nightclubs to close next Tuesday, 50% capacity cap for indoor events and strict rules for hospitality
Reader Q&A: Your questions on Covid-19 vaccine boosters answered
'We've got to be thankful to the English FA, clubs and managers that gave the players the green light'
Jim Crawford was relieved after the majority of the Irish U21 squad were permitted to travel to Montenegro.
July boost for overseas travel but pandemic continues to have a 'dramatic impact', says CSO
For every passenger who arrived in or departed from Ireland in July, there were five pre-pandemic.
Ryanair posts record €815 million annual loss but expects strong travel rebound this summer
Michael O’Leary said he’s “very optimistic” for the next few months.
Uefa seeking clarity over fans before switching Champions League final to Portugal
It is understood the British government’s position regarding quarantine exemptions for sponsors, VIPs and broadcasters was a sticking point to hosting the game on 29 May.
Uefa in talks to move Champions League final to England after Turkey added to UK red list
The game between Manchester City and Chelsea was due to be hosted by the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul on 29 May.
Two women who allegedly refused hotel quarantine after Dubai plastic surgery trip appear in court
The judge noted the two friends had gone away for breast enhancement surgery and questioned if that was essential travel.
Taoiseach says government knows people are 'fed up' as speculation over easing of 5km rule downplayed
Some senior sources have raised concerns about whether the 5km rule will be lifted.
Some senior sources have raised questions over whether the 5km rule will be lifted while others have downplayed any such suggestion
Amid criticism of calls for people to ‘do more’, the Taoiseach says he believes improvement can be made in ‘flat-lining’ Covid-19 numbers
'I would indeed': Taoiseach says he would take AstraZeneca jab as NPHET update due on vaccine
The EMA has declared the AstraZeneca vaccine safe to use - here's what happens next
Over 9,800 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches
Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.
Over 7,950 fines issued by gardaí relating to Covid-19 breaches
Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.
People turned back at border with Northern Ireland as new rules come into effect
People living in Northern Ireland who cross the Irish border without a reasonable excuse face a 100 euro fine from today.
France to close borders to non-EU countries to limit spread of Covid-19
France is restricting its borders and shutting all large shopping centres from tomorrow.
Approximately 1,500 fines issued by gardaí for non-essential travel since 11 January
Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.
Man charged after refusing to comply with Garda direction in relation to travel restrictions
He is due to appear before Naas District Court tomorrow morning.
Over 400 fines issued by gardaí for non-essential travel since last Monday
Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.
'They travelled 80km to collect burgers': Gardaí renew warning against breaking travel restrictions
A total of 29 fines have been issued since Monday 12 January.
Here's the advice so far for those who were due to travel from Britain to Ireland
New restrictions will come into effect at midnight and will remain in place for an initial period of 48 hours before being reviewed.
People coming to Ireland from Denmark must restrict movements due to mutated coronavirus strain
The mutated strain has not been reported on Irish mink farms.
Green List remains unchanged with just four countries on list
Cyprus, Finland, Latvia and Liechtenstein are still the only four countries on the list.
Dubliners advised not to travel outside the county for either domestic trips or overseas journeys
Similar to the travel advice throughout the pandemic – it is not a criminal offence to travel beyond the county border or travel abroad.
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.
'Closed for business': Ryanair takes aim at travel quarantine as it cuts 1,000 Ireland-UK flights
The cut for August and September comes less than two weeks after Ryanair ramped up its flights for the summer.
'Green list' of countries that Irish people can travel to due by 9 July
Varadkar gave the green light for Phase Three of the lifting of coronavirus restrictions to go ahead from Monday.
Travel restrictions will not be amended to stop Northern Ireland day-trippers
Leo Varadkar said he has consulted with the Attorney General in relation to the loophole.
Emirates to cancel most passenger flights from Wednesday amid coronavirus pandemic
The company will also reduce salaries for the majority of its employees for three months but said it will not cut jobs.
US stops British Muslim family from boarding flight for Disneyland trip
The family have been given no explanation and will not be refunded for their £9,000 trip.