Partially Open


  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestRT-PCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen for takeout and delivery
  • Quarantine14 days self-quarantine
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: February 27, 2021
Reviewed: February 27, 2021


Ireland's borders are open for travel, but number of flights is reduced. Domestically, most restrictions have been lifted.

Can I travel to Ireland?

  • Ireland's borders are open, but there are limited flights, and restrictions are in place for some arrivals.
  • Flights and ferries from the UK are suspended.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Ireland?

  • Anyone entering Ireland is required to self-quarantine for 14 days.
  • It is possible to shorten this period if taking a PCR test after 5 days and receiving a negative result.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Ireland?

  • All arrivals to Ireland must present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours.
  • Before entering Ireland, it is required to fill a Public Health Passenger Locator Form, and not doing so may result in up to €2,500 fine.
  • A PCR test is optional after 5 days, to shorten self-isolation period.

Is public transportation open in Ireland?

Public transportation in Ireland is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Ireland?

Restaurants, cafes and bars in Ireland are open for takeout and delivery only.

Are businesses and attractions open in Ireland?

Non-essential businesses and attractions in Ireland are closed.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Ireland?

Wearing face masks is required on public transportation and in enclosed public places.

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