Category: Ireland

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

UK to Introduce Travel Authorization Requirement to Enter Northern Ireland

The United Kingdom government is planning to introduce a new system that would oblige travellers to obtain a travel authorisation before crossing the Irish border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. According to the proposed rule, EU citizens and other non-Irish or non-British nationals who cross the border from the Republic of Ireland into Northern Ireland…
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COVID-19: Which Countries Are Closed Again? Updated Restrictions Due to Omicron Variant and How to Bypass Them

The omicron variant (B.1.1.529) of the SARS-CoV-2 virus was first detected in South Africa on November 24, 2021. Since its discovery, countries around the world have closed their borders to citizens, travellers, or visitors from many African countries in hopes of slowing the spread of the virus.  Each country has its own set of rules…
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US Air Travel Rules: What You Need to Know

The United States has lifted travel restrictions for fully vaccinated passengers starting 8 November. Visitors can now enter the US from over 30 countries that were previously banned. It marks the first time in roughly 18 months that non-essential travel has been permitted from 33 countries to the United States. The reopening, which comes ahead…
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US Travel Update: International Travel System for November

As the United States reopens international borders, the US has announced new details of its entry requirements for the scheduled reopening on 8 November 2021. The White House has just released an initial outline of its new system for foreign nationals travelling to the US.  On 25 October, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
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Win a 12-Day Trip to Ireland for Two

Insight Vacations, which offers premium guided tours, has partnered with Tourism Ireland and Tourism Northern Ireland for its The Road to Ireland contest that will challenge participants to find online clues over the course of a dozen days.  Those who answer the five riddles correctly will be qualified to win the premium tour operator’s Country…
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