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# travel - Thursday 30 December, 2021

France suspends transit ban for Britons living in EU
# France
# France

France suspends transit ban for Britons living in EU

Dec 30th 2021, 4:43 PM 31,547 Views 26 Comments

Under stricter Covid-19 travel rules being applied since December 28, only Britons whose official primary residence is in France were to be allowed in.

# travel - Friday 17 December, 2021

All arrivals into Ireland will be advised to take antigen tests for five days
# Travel
# Travel

All arrivals into Ireland will be advised to take antigen tests for five days

Dec 17th 2021, 6:37 PM 37,207 Views 33 Comments

The Taoiseach announced the measure in an address to the nation this evening.

# travel - Friday 10 December, 2021

An estimated 850,000 passengers will pass through Dublin Airport this Christmas
# Flying Home For Christmas
# Flying Home For Christmas

An estimated 850,000 passengers will pass through Dublin Airport this Christmas

Dec 10th 2021, 1:03 PM 10,883 Views 35 Comments

Numbers travelling are up by 162% on last year but down by 42% on pre-pandemic levels.

# travel - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Storm Barra: How transport has been impacted today across the country
# Travel
# Travel

Storm Barra: How transport has been impacted today across the country

Updated Dec 7th 2021, 6:35 PM 47,905 Views 10 Comments

Counties in Ireland are currently under either Status Red, Orange or Yellow weather warnings.

# travel - Sunday 5 December, 2021

New travel test rules take effect for inbound passengers to Ireland
# Travel
# Travel

New travel test rules take effect for inbound passengers to Ireland

Updated Dec 5th 2021, 7:25 PM 56,945 Views 61 Comments

Ireland is exempt from further rules on testing announced yesterday for people travelling to the UK.

# travel - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Deeply unlucky Munster simply focused on getting home from South Africa
# Pandemic
From The42
# Pandemic

Deeply unlucky Munster simply focused on getting home from South Africa

Nov 30th 2021, 1:02 PM 35,732 Views 10 Comments

10 of their players and staff have tested positive for Covid-19.

# travel - Sunday 28 November, 2021

Ireland exempt from new UK travel rules requiring Covid-19 test for arrivals
# Covid Tests
# Covid Tests

Ireland exempt from new UK travel rules requiring Covid-19 test for arrivals

Nov 28th 2021, 9:30 AM 80,001 Views 37 Comments

The new rules do not apply for those within the Common Travel Area – including Ireland.

# travel - Saturday 27 November, 2021

Poll: Have you travelled abroad since the start of the pandemic?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you travelled abroad since the start of the pandemic?

Nov 27th 2021, 11:06 AM 85,400 Views 87 Comments

Many travel rules still apply across the world.

# travel - Friday 26 November, 2021

People travelling to Ireland from 7 southern African nations will need pre-flight PCR and home quarantine
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

People travelling to Ireland from 7 southern African nations will need pre-flight PCR and home quarantine

Updated Nov 26th 2021, 6:35 PM 133,312 Views 57 Comments

Germany, Italy, Austria and the Netherlands are among countries to have already banned visitors from South Africa.

# travel - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

New Zealand to stay closed to foreign travellers for another five months
# Covid19
# Covid19

New Zealand to stay closed to foreign travellers for another five months

Nov 24th 2021, 8:28 AM 17,464 Views 22 Comments

The border announcement came as New Zealand prepares to revamp its domestic Covid-19 response to scrap lockdowns.

# travel - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Irish passport holders vaccinated outside the EU can now apply for an EU Covid Certificate
# Covid Cert
# Covid Cert

Irish passport holders vaccinated outside the EU can now apply for an EU Covid Certificate

Nov 18th 2021, 5:54 PM 23,490 Views 21 Comments

Adults who hold an Irish passport and are vaccinated with one of the four EMA approved vaccines can apply.

# travel - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Children under 18 won't be required to be fully vaccinated to enter US
# International Travel
# International Travel

Children under 18 won't be required to be fully vaccinated to enter US

Oct 26th 2021, 9:59 AM 13,102 Views 6 Comments

They will still need to take a Covid-19 test unless they are two or younger.

# travel - Friday 15 October, 2021

India reopens for foreign tourists on charter flights as Covid-19 cases decline
# Reopening
# Reopening

India reopens for foreign tourists on charter flights as Covid-19 cases decline

Oct 15th 2021, 9:21 AM 8,311 Views 5 Comments

Foreign tourists on regular flights will then be able to enter India starting on 15 November.

# travel - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Irish travel company Joe Walsh Tours to reopen after ceasing business earlier this year
# Tourism
# Tourism

Irish travel company Joe Walsh Tours to reopen after ceasing business earlier this year

Oct 6th 2021, 10:15 PM 26,531 Views 9 Comments

After ceasing trading in April 2021, KPMG were appointed liquidators of the company.

# travel - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Digital Covid-19 certs extended to Irish citizens vaccinated outside the EU
# Green Pass
# Green Pass

Digital Covid-19 certs extended to Irish citizens vaccinated outside the EU

Sep 29th 2021, 3:51 PM 21,992 Views 9 Comments

The online portal will first accept applications from Irish citizens who were vaccinated in Northern Ireland.

# travel - Friday 10 September, 2021

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hits out at ‘farce’ as players face potential ban
# Unhappy
From The42
# Unhappy

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hits out at ‘farce’ as players face potential ban

Sep 10th 2021, 11:51 PM 10,539 Views 7 Comments

It is understood the Premier League remains in talks with Fifa, the clubs and the Government over the issue.

Restrictions on short stay visa processing will be lifted on Monday, Humphreys confirms
# Travel
# Travel

Restrictions on short stay visa processing will be lifted on Monday, Humphreys confirms

Sep 10th 2021, 6:15 AM 16,696 Views 6 Comments

This will benefit travellers from all countries which require a visa to enter Ireland.

# travel - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Travel rules for US tourists to Ireland unchanged despite EU decision to remove from safe list
# Travel
# Travel

Travel rules for US tourists to Ireland unchanged despite EU decision to remove from safe list

Sep 1st 2021, 4:45 PM 33,258 Views 11 Comments

The tourism sector had sought clarity as businesses feared further loss of revenue.

# travel - Monday 30 August, 2021

EU recommends Member States reimpose travel restrictions on US over rising Covid cases
# Travel
# Travel

EU recommends Member States reimpose travel restrictions on US over rising Covid cases

Aug 30th 2021, 9:31 PM 19,608 Views 23 Comments

Most EU members have followed Brussels’ travel advice during the crisis so far.

Poll: Have you planned an autumn holiday abroad?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you planned an autumn holiday abroad?

Aug 30th 2021, 9:27 AM 36,398 Views 55 Comments

Have you planned a trip over the next few months?

# travel - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

Ryanair says it will not accept boarding passes issued by Kiwi.com
# Flights
# Flights

Ryanair says it will not accept boarding passes issued by Kiwi.com

Updated Aug 18th 2021, 7:02 PM 115,474 Views 54 Comments

Customers have been told to avoid booking flights via third party agents.

# travel - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

US travellers told to avoid Ireland due rising Covid-19 case numbers
# CDC
# CDC

US travellers told to avoid Ireland due rising Covid-19 case numbers

Aug 3rd 2021, 1:47 PM 49,222 Views 58 Comments
  • The US CDC is advising Americans to reconsider travel to sixteen destinations due to the risk of Covid-19, even if vaccinated.
  • Other countries include Greece, Malta, and the Isle of Man.
  • The US continues to restrict travel from the European Union.

# travel - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Georgia and Malaysia added to mandatory hotel quarantine list
# Travel
# Travel

Georgia and Malaysia added to mandatory hotel quarantine list

Jul 31st 2021, 4:54 PM 18,514 Views 11 Comments

Kuwait has been removed from the list of designated states with effect from today.

# travel - Friday 30 July, 2021

New self-service online portal for Digital Covid Certificate
# Covid Cert
# Covid Cert

New self-service online portal for Digital Covid Certificate

Jul 30th 2021, 10:51 PM 79,705 Views 41 Comments

The portal will allow people to check the status of their cert and request changes.

Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you taking a trip somewhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend?

Jul 30th 2021, 7:54 AM 35,089 Views 45 Comments

August is almost upon us.

# travel - Monday 26 July, 2021

US maintains restrictions on travel due to rising Delta cases
# Travel
# Travel

US maintains restrictions on travel due to rising Delta cases

Updated Jul 26th 2021, 10:50 PM 41,054 Views 19 Comments

“We will maintain existing travel restrictions at this point,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters.

# travel - Friday 23 July, 2021

Officials advise holidays abroad only after vaccination as travel-related cases rise sharply
# Covid19
# Covid19

Officials advise holidays abroad only after vaccination as travel-related cases rise sharply

Jul 23rd 2021, 10:20 AM 24,589 Views 84 Comments

Public health doctors are reporting an increasing number of cases in people who travelled abroad before full immunity kicked in.

# travel - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Malta confirms seven passengers from Dublin flight must quarantine over 'non-compliant' HSE certs
# Malta
# Malta

Malta confirms seven passengers from Dublin flight must quarantine over 'non-compliant' HSE certs

Updated Jul 21st 2021, 3:33 PM 105,298 Views 142 Comments
  • The Irish holidaymakers can leave quarantine if they obtain a Digital Covid Certificate
  • Minister of State Ossian Smyth has said he will do everything he can to ensure the certs are issued
  • The Irish Travel Agents Association says Malta is the only country not accepting HSE vaccination cards
People asked not to contact Digital Covid Cert helpline unless travelling within next 10 days
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

People asked not to contact Digital Covid Cert helpline unless travelling within next 10 days

Jul 21st 2021, 12:04 PM 39,839 Views 58 Comments

Over 34,000 calls were made to the new Digital Covid Certificate helpline yesterday alone.

# travel - Monday 19 July, 2021

'We're on our way to Bordeaux': Thousands pass through Irish airports as restrictions are lifted
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

'We're on our way to Bordeaux': Thousands pass through Irish airports as restrictions are lifted

Jul 19th 2021, 8:21 PM 41,096 Views 21 Comments

Ireland has implemented the EU Covid Certificate, allowing people who are fully vaccinated to travel freely.

Poll: Are you planning on travelling abroad this year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you planning on travelling abroad this year?

Jul 19th 2021, 8:02 AM 57,444 Views 52 Comments

The advice against non-essential international travel is no longer in place.

# travel - Sunday 18 July, 2021

10% of new Covid-19 cases now linked to international travel
# Flights
# Flights

10% of new Covid-19 cases now linked to international travel

Jul 18th 2021, 4:42 PM 36,380 Views 65 Comments

Advice against travelling overseas for non-essential reasons is to end tomorrow with the rollout of the EU Digital Covid Certificate.

# travel - Friday 16 July, 2021

Canada set to reopen to all vaccinated visitors in September
# Travel
# Travel

Canada set to reopen to all vaccinated visitors in September

Jul 16th 2021, 6:59 AM 13,328 Views 9 Comments

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his country is set to reopen to vaccinated Americans next month.

# travel - Thursday 1 July, 2021

EU digital cert begins today in all member states except Ireland
# Foreign Travel
# Foreign Travel

EU digital cert begins today in all member states except Ireland

Jul 1st 2021, 12:10 PM 66,201 Views 117 Comments

Ireland is due to adopt the plan from 19 July with the delay put down to the HSE hack.

# travel - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Airline passenger rights 'not protected' in the EU during pandemic, report says
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Airline passenger rights 'not protected' in the EU during pandemic, report says

Jun 29th 2021, 6:58 PM 12,218 Views 4 Comments

A report from the European Court of Auditors said many passengers were forced to accept vouchers for cancelled flights.

# travel - Thursday 24 June, 2021

UK adds Malta and Spain’s Balearic islands to travel green list
# Foreign Travel
# Foreign Travel

UK adds Malta and Spain’s Balearic islands to travel green list

Jun 24th 2021, 10:59 PM 12,635 Views 11 Comments

UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said fully vaccinated travellers from amber list countries may not have to self-isolate in future.

# travel - Friday 18 June, 2021

Government currently 'not contemplating' advising against travel to Northern Ireland, says Taoiseach
# Travel
# Travel

Government currently 'not contemplating' advising against travel to Northern Ireland, says Taoiseach

Jun 18th 2021, 2:13 PM 12,785 Views 8 Comments

Chief Medical Officer Dr Toy Holohan is today meeting with his Northern Ireland counterpart.

# travel - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

EU recommends countries lift travel restrictions on US tourists
# Tourism
# Tourism

EU recommends countries lift travel restrictions on US tourists

Jun 16th 2021, 3:48 PM 13,647 Views 15 Comments

EU members agreed to add the US to the list of countries from which restrictions on non-essential travel should be removed.

NPHET supports study on antigen testing in aviation sector - but tests shouldn't be 'green light' for activities
# Travel
# Travel

NPHET supports study on antigen testing in aviation sector - but tests shouldn't be 'green light' for activities

Jun 16th 2021, 2:58 PM 12,370 Views 79 Comments

Officials said there is currently no reliable evidence to support the widescale roll-out of these tests in this sector.

# travel - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Students to get back on campus as college reopening plans to be signed off by Cabinet
# Lectures On-site
# Lectures On-site

Students to get back on campus as college reopening plans to be signed off by Cabinet

Jun 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 18,977 Views 8 Comments

Cabinet will also consider doubling home quarantine to ten days for unvaccinated people travelling from Britain to Ireland.

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