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# Travel

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All travellers into Ireland will need negative PCR test from previous 72 hours
The travel ban from Britain is set to be lifted at midnight on Friday.
People who arrived in Ireland from Britain since 8 December under 'enhanced surveillance'
Dr Colm Henry said NPHET will “be looking at enhanced surveillance of these passengers coming in”.
Updated advice for visitors from Britain: 14 days of self-isolation, regardless of test result
Those arriving from Britain can now arrange for a test through a GP.
Stormont advises against non-essential travel between NI and both Republic and Britain
People arriving in Northern Ireland will also be advised to self-isolate for 10 days.
Coveney says inter-county travel ban may be re-introduced before 6 January
Cabinet will meet tomorrow to decide when tighter restrictions should be imposed.
Eamon Ryan says Ireland will work with UK 'on what comes next' after 48-hour suspension of transport
The Green Party leader also said increased restrictions will come into effect in Ireland “sooner than was originally planned”.
Stricter tracing of international travellers needed in Ireland to avoid spread of new strain, senator says
Several countries have placed a flight ban on the UK over fears of a new coronavirus variant.
Irish Rail to make pre-booking mandatory on all intercity routes over Christmas
Reduced capacity will apply on trains due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Narrative of 'shaming' is turning public away from flying, says Aer Lingus chief
The head of Aer Lingus has suggested that there has been a “degree of toxicity and flight shaming”.
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.
Number of overseas passengers dropped by 76% this year
More than four million overseas passengers travelled to and from Ireland from January to October, down from 17 million in 2019.
All arrivals into Ireland can now end movement restrictions after five days with a negative Covid-19 test
New rules came into effect at midnight.
Vardakar: 'We're asking people to put off their trip, but if they have to come home please follow the rules'
The government says it is up to individual families to decide if someone coming home is essential.
Ireland remains 'orange' on EU traffic light travel map
New travel rules kick in this weekend.
Qantas boss says passengers will have to prove they have received a Covid-19 vaccine in order to travel
Alan Joyce said the jab will be a “necessity” for travellers.
'We can't judge anyone for whatever decision they make': Irish emigrants on why they're travelling home this Christmas
Many people are unsure of what to do and critical of mixed mesages from the government.
Dublin Airport test centre expecting rise in Christmas demand as people get tested before visiting loved ones
The test centre at Dublin Airport is open to anyone who wishes to take a test.
Return of thousands of Irish people for Christmas could result in 'hundreds or thousands of cases' in January
Deputy CMO Dr Ronan Glynn said he thinks the majority of people will decide “it’s simply not worth it”.
'It's a huge source of stress': Women going abroad for IVF hit out at mixed messages over travel restrictions
Hundreds of people travel abroad for fertility treatment every year because they cannot afford it in Ireland, but Covid-19 has further complicated the situation.
Confused by the current travel advice? You're not alone. Here's everything you need to know right now
‘Baby please come home,’ Bono once sang… But will Tony Holohan endorse that message this year?
CMO says travel home to spend time with family for Christmas is considered 'non-essential'
Earlier the Tánasite told the Dáil that it is “too soon” for people to book flights home to spend Christmas in Ireland.
Covid-19 test centres fully operational in Cork and Shannon Airports from tomorrow
Travellers arriving into Ireland from ‘red’ regions in the EU will be allowed to move freely once they pass a PCR Covid-19 test five days following their arrival.
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.
Poll: Do you plan to travel abroad in the near future?
The travel traffic light system will come into effect on 8 November.
Passengers from ‘orange’ regions will not have to restrict movements if they have a negative test 3 days before flying
The travel traffic light system will come into effect on 8 November.
Taoiseach says it is 'far too early to say what type of Christmas we will be having'
Government aims to have travel traffic light system up and running by 8 November.
Union calls for government assistance for workers after Ryanair regional flight suspension
Ryanair will halt all flights from Irish regional airports between 14 November and 12 December.
Transport minister says government wants an airport testing system in place by Christmas
Minister Michael McGrath says the hope is Level 5 gives us a decent Christmas.
Rapid pre-departure testing will get loved ones home for Christmas, says Dublin Airport Authority
Representatives from Ryanair, Aer Lingus as well as the Shannon Group and Rome Airport will also appear before the committee.
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.
EU countries agree 'traffic light' system of international Covid-19 travel restrictions
The new guidelines were agreed at a meeting in Luxembourg today.
The Green List is now empty and all arriving passengers should restrict their movements
The updated list comes into effect from today.
Explainer: Is the EU 'traffic light system' the saviour of holidays in 2021?
Ireland wants to ‘align’ with the plans but may take some time to be fully on board.
EU members green light 'colour coded' travel policy
Ireland agreed in principle last month to sign up to the EU system.
From Monday there will be no countries on Ireland's Green List
There were just four countries left on the list last week.
Green List: Ryanair and Aer Lingus push for Ireland to join EU traffic light system but minister says it will 'take time'
Eamon Ryan tol the Oireachtas Transport Committee that the Green LIst was ‘not working’.
Government plan on international travel to be published by 13 October, says transport minister
Eamon Ryan said that the government was also looking at the issue of airport testing.