UK flights banned until midnight tomorrow

The travel plans for many people hoping to return to the North West from the UK has been thrown into turmoil.


Flights from Britain have been banned until midnight tomorrow.


Only ferry crossings for freight will be allowed after a new strain of Covid-19 in England has shown to spread up to 70 times faster.


The EU member states will meet today to discuss its response to the variant.


Minister Eamon Ryan says the Government can’t rule out the possibility of that new mutated strain being here: