There are 60 Irish citizens with no idea if they'll be able to make it home.
The Minister for Foreign Affairs has appealed to a group of Irish citizen stranded in lockdown in Peru to stay calm and patient.
A group of around 60 Irish citizens are stuck on lockdown in Peru with no idea if they'll be able to make it home.
The South American country closed it's borders on March 16th and imposed a curfew in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus.
A flight costing 2,800 euro had been arranged for stranded travellers, but restrictions in the country have left the plan in limbo.
Vet Lorna Moore from Offaly and her boyfriend are stuck in the capital Lima.
She says it's a tense and worrying time:
TRAVEL ADVICE PERU: We’re aware of announcement of Peruvian authorities in relation to int. commercial travel. Please be assured that we are working with partners to find the best solutions to get our Irish citizens home. Stay calm & patient & we’ll update people when we can.— Simon Coveney (@simoncoveney) March 21, 2020