Legal and logistical issues posed by hotel quarantine ‘have not gone away’

“I CERTAINLY EXPECT there will be further cases as it is open to anyone who is subject to the hotel quarantine regime to challenge the constitutionality of their detention.” This is according to Mary Trayers, the lawyer who represented the woman who took a High Court challenge last week after being forced into mandatory hotel quarantine … Read more

Irishman who can’t come home for mother’s funeral questions ‘arbitrary’ decision to add Puerto Rico to MHQ list

AN IRISH CITIZEN living in Puerto Rico has questioned why the country has been added to the ‘category 2′ list of places from which people arriving in Ireland must quarantine in a hotel. Questions have been raised in recent weeks as to why the US and certain EU countries are not on the list, despite … Read more