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Local travel agent calls on government to adopt EU travel certificate

May 5, 2021 17:05 By News Northern Sound
Local travel agent calls on government to adopt EU travel certificate Local travel agent calls on government to adopt EU travel certificate
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Ireland isn't automatically covered by the plan.

The Managing Director of a local travel agent has called on the government to adopt the EU Covid-19 certificate.

Previously known as the digital green cert, it would allow vaccinated people from all over the world to travel to the EU.

The EU Covid-19 certificate would also show whether someone's tested negative for coronavirus in the past three days or recently recovered from the virus.

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However, Ireland isn't automatically covered by the plan, so can choose to opt in or out.

Mark Clifford, of O'Hanrahan Travel in Monaghan, says it would allow free movement for both business and leisure and added that it would be a vital boost for the hospitality sector here:

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