Covid-19, Brexit and travel to the island of Ireland
Efforts are under way to limit the spread of COVID-19 on the island of Ireland and we look forward to welcoming visitors back when the time is right. Please check the latest travel advice and information:
For the Republic of Ireland please check the latest travel advice and information.
For Northern Ireland please check the latest travel advice, regulation guidance, and information.
If you’re wondering how Brexit may affect travel arrangements to the island of Ireland from 1 January 2021:
Please click here if travelling from Great Britain
Please click here if travelling from Europe
Please click here if travelling from the Rest of the World
Ireland Travel Announcement
Tourism Ireland welcomes today’s announcement by the Irish Government about the re-opening of travel to Ireland.
To read the full announcement, please click here.
A message from Tourism Ireland CEO Niall Gibbons
Tourism Ireland are pleased to confirm that from Monday July 19th, Ireland will be welcoming visitors from GB, Europe and North American who have valid proof of vaccination. For those that are fully vaccinated no travel-related testing or quarantine will be necessary. Please find further information with the attached message from Tourism Ireland CEO, Niall Gibbons.
Please check the Irish Government website for the latest information.
Recommencement of flights from Dublin to Kerry and Donegal
The Irish Government has announced the return of air services on the Dublin to Kerry and Donegal routes. The Kerry route will be operated by Ryanair, and Amapola Flyg AB will operate the Dublin to Donegal route.
Island of Ireland Safety Marks
Fáilte Ireland and Tourism Northern Ireland have worked closely with the tourism industry to put safety marks in place in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. These marks are designed to reassure you and your clients that the industry partner has committed to adhering to the correct safety measures and hygiene protocols, while also ensuring a very enjoyable experience and warm welcome for all visitors. The health and safety of all our visitors is the priority, and we will ensure that they are protected alongside a very warm Irish welcome.
To view click here
Ireland to host Ryder Cup 2026
To top off a great week for golf on the island of Ireland, Adare Manor has been announced as the host for the Ryder Cup in 2026. The five-star property is located in Co. Limerick, approximately 30 minutes from Shannon airport. The hotel has 104 guest rooms and offers a range of activities on site including falconry, archery and of course, golf.