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We will post updates here on the impact in Ireland, and on visitors to Ireland, of the Covid-19 pandemic. At present (May 2021) the country is starting to emerge from a strict lockdown that has been in place since late December 2020. International travel remains very difficult, with a 14-day quarantine period required for all incoming travellers to Ireland (in many cases at an airport hotel). The expectation is that the situation will improve steadily in the coming months, and that the picture will be very different by the fourth quarter of 2021. We expect that the ILAS Conference will proceed as planned on the NUI Galway campus in June 2022. Nevertheless we would advise participants against making travel arrangements at this stage.