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Government accused of mixed messages on travel but 11 nations in contention for 'Green list'


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Eleven European countries - including major holiday destinations like Italy and Greece - could be eligible to make the 'green list' of countries even as ministers continue to warn against non-essential foreign travel.

It comes as the Government has been accused of causing confusion, with mixed messages over plans for changes to Covid-19 restrictions on international travel - the announcement of which is being delayed.

The Government plans to publish a 'green list' of countries where rates of new coronavirus cases are similar to or lower than Ireland.