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Travel Q&A: What countries will be on Ireland's new green list? What is the 'traffic light' system?

The problematic 'green list' will be updated, before Ireland opts into a new European 'traffic light' system for travel next month. So what does it all mean?

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Photo: Gerry Mooney

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Travel: Passengers at the Ryanair check-in at Terminal 1 in Dublin. Photo: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Travel: Passengers at the Ryanair check-in at Terminal 1 in Dublin. Photo: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

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Photo: Gerry Mooney

Finally, there is certainty on travel.

Well kind of. In a way. Or at least, a little less uncertainty.

An Taoiseach today confirmed that Ireland plans to opt into the European Commission's proposed 'traffic light' for safer travel, sometime around the middle of October.