Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has confirmed that 23 countries have been removed from Ireland’s mandatory hotel quarantine list.
India, Russia and South Africa are among the countries which have been removed.
People who do not have valid proof of vaccination or recovery arriving to Ireland from countries on the list must enter mandatory hotel quarantine.
Ecuador has also been added to the mandatory hotel quarantine list.
A negative PCR test is also required upon arrival.
The full list of the countries removed include: Bangladesh, Botswana, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Fiji, Georgia, India, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Pakistan, Paraguay, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, Uruguay, and Zimbabwe.