Ryanair has lost a High Court case challenging legality of travel advice published by the Irish Government in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The low-cost carrier claimed that the travel restrictions imposed were “unlawful” and amounted to a disproportionate interference in the rights of the airline and its passengers. Justice Garrett Simons ruled that the Government had “acted lawfully” in providing travel advice and public health advice in respect of the coronavirus pandemic on a non-statutory basis. He said: “The Government is entitled, in the exercise of the executive power, to provide such advice to the public.” Under the

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