170 Irish People Have Left Perth, Australia

It follows efforts by the Irish embassy and consulates in the country to repatriate citizens

 

They're on a Qantas flight headed for London and will arrive in Dublin tomorrow.

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, thanked all those who played their part in organising the flight.

Meanwhile, Alitalia has put on special flights between Dublin and Rome tomorrow to allow Irish citizens in Italy to return home, and Italian citizens living here to travel back.

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