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'Dubai Two' Will Continue Legal Challenge After Their Mandatory Quarantine Has Ended

Two Dublin women who refused to quarantine in a hotel after returning from a trip to Dubai will pers...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:05 PM - 9 Apr 2021



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

'Dubai Two' Will Continue Legal Challenge After Their Mandatory Quarantine Has Ended

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:05 PM - 9 Apr 2021

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Two Dublin women who refused to quarantine in a hotel after returning from a trip to Dubai will persist with a legal challenge to Ireland's mandatory quarantine system.

However, by the time a date can be set for the hearing, they will have completed the 12-day quarantine they initially sought to avoid.

The women, who have been dubbed the 'Dubai Two', were charged with breaching the Health Act after refusing to go to a
quarantine hotel upon arrival at Dublin Airport.

They claimed they had been unaware of the rules when they left for Dubai and could not afford to pay for a hotel.

Dave Hanratty and Caitlin McBride joined us for The Week Trending to look at this and some of the other stories making headlines this week.

'Dubai Two' Will Continue Legal Challenge After Their Mandatory Quarantine Has Ended

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