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Embassy of India

Dublin

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Dated 24 February, 2021

MEASURES ADOPTED BY IRISH AUTHORITIES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 (in operation till April 05th, 2021)

Please note that the Embassy of India, Dublin has been informed by Department of Foreign Affairs, Government of Ireland to keep the Indian nationals informed of the following-

1. Government of Ireland has extended the level 5 restrictions until 5th April, 2021 with number of amendments primarily related to travel. Details of the measures currently in place can be checked at https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/2dc71-level-5/

2. These regulations make it an offence for a person to leave his/ her place of residence to go to a port or airport for the purposes of leaving the country without a reasonable excuse. Cases of reasonable excuse can be viewed under Irish Health Act 1947 (Section 31A – Temporary Restrictions) (COVID-19) (NO. 10) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2021 (S.I. No. 29 of 2021) at https://www.gov.ie/en/collection/1f150-view-statutory-instruments-related-to-the-covid-19-pandemic/

3.  All passengers arriving into Ireland are required to have a negative/’not detected’ result from a pre-departure COVID-19 PCR test carried out no more than 72 hours prior to the passenger’s arrival in Ireland. Guidelines on entering Ireland may be checked at https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/b4020-travelling-to-ireland-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/

4.  Please note that these are regulations of Government of Ireland, over which Embassy of India has no jurisdiction. All are advised to strictly follow the regulations.

Please keep safe and healthy!

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