After an unprecedented 3-month closure, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Ireland West Airport Knock is reopening this morning.

People are still being advised against non-essential travel, and will have to quarantine for 14 days after arriving back in Ireland but Ryanair is resuming a number of flights today to and from both Knock and Shannon airports.

Passengers travelling through Ireland West Airport Knock are being reminded to bring face masks or coverings to the airport with them.

Meanwhile, there are calls for the Government to make a clear decision on whether we can travel overseas or not this summer.

The Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan has asked people not to, but the Government recently said foreign travel may be possible to certain countries which has the virus under control.
Latest figures, show one more Covid-19 patient has died here and 11 more cases were confirmed last evening.

There's one new case in Mayo, bringing the number of confirmed cases to 572, while 10 additional cases have been confirmed in Sligo bringing the county's total to 138.

Galway remains on 485 confirmed cases, with 345 in Roscommon and 79 in Leitrim.


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