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# pcr - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

Covid-19 PCR booking glitch resolved as system returns to working order
# PCR Booking
# PCR Booking

Covid-19 PCR booking glitch resolved as system returns to working order

Dec 1st 2021, 1:57 PM 9,410 Views 3 Comments

The online PCR booking portal was affected by the incident.

# pcr - Monday 22 November, 2021

Antigen tests: How do they work, when do I use them, and how accurate are they?
# Coronavirus Newsletter
# Coronavirus Newsletter

Antigen tests: How do they work, when do I use them, and how accurate are they?

Nov 22nd 2021, 4:54 PM 23,797 Views 15 Comments

A debate is raging yet again on their usage.

# pcr - Friday 12 November, 2021

Ireland given the all-clear for All Blacks clash after Covid scare in camp
# Results
From The42
# Results

Ireland given the all-clear for All Blacks clash after Covid scare in camp

Nov 12th 2021, 8:57 PM 11,364 Views 12 Comments

Andy Farrell’s matchday 23 will line out as named yesterday.

Covid-19 test centres experienced busiest day to date this week with over 23k tests in one day
# Test Centres
# Test Centres

Covid-19 test centres experienced busiest day to date this week with over 23k tests in one day

Nov 12th 2021, 5:58 PM 20,437 Views 6 Comments

Test centres have been particularly busy in some parts of the country, including Dublin and Cork.

# pcr - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Less invasive saliva PCR test 'almost as accurate' as nose/throat swab
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Less invasive saliva PCR test 'almost as accurate' as nose/throat swab

Sep 8th 2021, 11:41 AM 20,830 Views 11 Comments

In a new Irish study 94% of the positive nose/throat samples also tested positive for Covid-19 via the saliva test.

# pcr - Friday 9 July, 2021

Conan, Furlong and Beirne start in much-changed Lions XV against Sharks
# Game On
From The42
# Game On

Conan, Furlong and Beirne start in much-changed Lions XV against Sharks

Jul 9th 2021, 2:30 PM 20,870 Views 6 Comments

The game will go ahead after the Lions squad returned negative PCR test results.

# pcr - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Dr Holohan to appear before Dáil committee to discuss approach to antigen testing
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

Dr Holohan to appear before Dáil committee to discuss approach to antigen testing

Jun 16th 2021, 12:05 AM 21,771 Views 55 Comments

A meeting of the Oireachtas Transport committee last week heard from numerous experts advocating their use.

# pcr - Thursday 12 November, 2020

CMO says travel home to spend time with family for Christmas is considered 'non-essential'
# TAKE OFF
# TAKE OFF

CMO says travel home to spend time with family for Christmas is considered 'non-essential'

Updated Nov 12th 2020, 7:40 PM 83,464 Views 127 Comments

Earlier the Tánasite told the Dáil that it is “too soon” for people to book flights home to spend Christmas in Ireland.

# pcr - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Rapid testing should be considered but it's not as accurate as the test we currently use, Hiqa says
# Rapid Testing
# Rapid Testing

Rapid testing should be considered but it's not as accurate as the test we currently use, Hiqa says

Oct 21st 2020, 10:58 AM 17,768 Views 38 Comments

The introduction of rapid testing could be effective in Ireland in future, but we need to see its “real-world performance” here first, Hiqa said.

# pcr - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Green light for the Pro14 final as Leinster and Ulster tests show all-clear
# Decider
From The42
# Decider

Green light for the Pro14 final as Leinster and Ulster tests show all-clear

Sep 9th 2020, 3:19 PM 6,868 Views 2 Comments

There were zero positive results in the latest round of PCR testing.

# pcr - Thursday 27 August, 2020

No positive Covid tests in Ulster senior squad as clash with Leinster gets all-clear
# Game On
From The42
# Game On

No positive Covid tests in Ulster senior squad as clash with Leinster gets all-clear

Aug 27th 2020, 5:01 PM 6,907 Views 9 Comments

With the Ulster and Leinster squads all testing negative, Saturday’s game will continue as planned.

# pcr - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Green light! Irish rugby gets the all-clear to return this weekend
# Testing
From The42
# Testing

Green light! Irish rugby gets the all-clear to return this weekend

Aug 20th 2020, 6:14 PM 5,453 Views 1 Comment

The latest round of Covid-19 testing in the provinces returned zero positive tests.

# pcr - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Leinster and Munster return zero positives in latest round of Covid-19 testing
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Leinster and Munster return zero positives in latest round of Covid-19 testing

Jul 30th 2020, 10:18 AM 6,233 Views 14 Comments

All four Irish provinces have now been cleared to resume contact training.

# pcr - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

These cute kittens in Phibsboro look like they are getting a brand new home
# Cat Rescue
From The Daily Edge
# Cat Rescue

These cute kittens in Phibsboro look like they are getting a brand new home

Jul 6th 2016, 5:10 PM 5,707 Views 2 Comments

An admirable project.