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Ryanair cuts winter capacity by a third on new COVID-19 restrictions

Oct 15 2020

DUBLIN Ryanair is to cut its planned winter capacity by a third due to a wave of travel restrictions imposed by European governments, the airline said on Thursday.

UPDATE 1-Ryanair cuts winter capacity by a third on new COVID-19 restrictions

Oct 15 2020

* Accuses EU governments of 'mismanagement' (Updates with quotes, detail)

Ireland cushions tough COVID-19 curbs with biggest budget package

Oct 13 2020

DUBLIN Ireland's government offered more support on Tuesday to those hit hardest by some of Europe's toughest COVID-19 restrictions in a budget stimulus package that it said was unprecedented in the history of the state.

UPDATE 2-Ireland cushions tough COVID-19 curbs with biggest budget package

Oct 13 2020

* Wage subsidy scheme, commercial rate holiday extended (Adds detail, reaction)

Sturdy Irish tax take to keep a lid on budget deficit

Oct 02 2020

DUBLIN Ireland will this year run a narrower budget deficit than the 30 billion euros (27.20 billion pounds) worst-case scenario it forecast early in the COVID-19 pandemic after collecting more tax than expected since then, its finance minister said.

UPDATE 2-Sturdy Irish tax take to keep a lid on budget deficit

Oct 02 2020

* Ireland to present budget for 2021 on Oct. 13 (Releads on budget deficit forecast)

UPDATE 1-Ireland sees far softer GDP hit in 2020, slower rebound in 2021

Sep 29 2020

* Estimates based on no-deal Brexit, limited vaccine (Adds details, quote)

Ireland tightens Dublin COVID-19 restrictions as cases surge

Sep 18 2020

DUBLIN The Irish government on Friday announced strict new COVID-19 restrictions for the capital Dublin, banning indoor restaurant dining and advising against all non-essential travel, after a surge in cases in recent days.

Ryanair cuts capacity further, citing travel restrictions

Sep 18 2020

DUBLIN Ryanair has been forced to cut its capacity in October by a further 20% and may have to do the same for the rest of the winter unless European Union governments ease their COVID-19 travel restrictions, it said on Friday.

Ireland tightens COVID-19 travel restrictions, angering airlines

Sep 17 2020

DUBLIN The Irish government on Thursday tightened its COVID-19 travel restrictions by imposing quarantines on travellers from major holiday markets Italy and Greece, angering the country's dominant airlines Ryanair and Aer Lingus.

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