Pre-Departure Covid Testing Could Be In Place At Cork and Dublin Airports By Middle Of Next Month

The daa's proposal would see passengers from high risk locations proving they're negative for the virus before travelling here.

Irish travellers heading abroad could also take the test, which would be done less than 72 hours before departure.

It comes as the EU prepares to introduce a new "traffic light" system, eliminating conflicting restrictions between countries.

Kevin Byrne is an airport safety and security auditor - he says people need to have a safe way to travel:

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