Dublin Airport and Cork Airport have outlined new mandatory hotel quarantine rules that will apply from Friday March 26.
A statement published on the airports' websites explained, "Under new Irish government rules, all passengers arriving into the state from designated 'category 2' countries after 4am on the morning of Friday March 26 are required to pre-book accommodation in a mandatory quarantine hotel.
"There is a list of these 'category 2' countries here. Under the new rules, any passenger that arrives into the state without the required negative or not detected COVID-19 PCR test will also be subject to mandatory quarantine."
"Reserve And Pay"
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The statement continued, "Before travelling to Ireland, you must reserve and pay for a place in a mandatory quarantine hotel.
"If you arrive in Ireland from a location that is not a 'category 2' state, and you have the required evidence of a negative/not detected COVID-19 PCR test, under Irish government rules you must quarantine at home."
"More Information On The Irish Government's Website"
The statement added, "There is more information on the Irish government's website and on the government's quarantine hotel booking system."
It was revealed earlier this week that the contract for the Republic of Ireland's mandatory hotel quarantine system has been awarded to the Tifco Hotel Group.
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