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#tests

# tests - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Here are the cars most likely to pass the NCT - Hyundai Trajet owners look away now

The oldest vehicle submitted for a NCT last year was a 1932 Rolls Royce which passed the test.

# tests - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Children who own mobile phones at younger age perform worse in reading and maths tests

New research has found that four in 10 children in Ireland own a mobile phone by the age of nine.

# tests - Monday 15 October, 2018

From The42 All Blacks name mammoth squad for tour of Japan and Europe November Tests

All Blacks name mammoth squad for tour of Japan and Europe

World champions New Zealand travel to Asia before meetings with England, Ireland and Italy next month.

# tests - Sunday 29 April, 2018

From The42 'I think it confirms there isn't a serious doping issue at the top level of the game' Drugs In Rugby

'I think it confirms there isn't a serious doping issue at the top level of the game'

We spoke to World Rugby’s anti-doping general manager, Mike Earl, about last year’s results.

# tests - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From The42 Gatland not writing Sexton off but Farrell's cameo pushes him ahead Tough Test

Gatland not writing Sexton off but Farrell's cameo pushes him ahead

The Ireland out-half was replaced in the 49th minute of a poor Lions performance.

# tests - Sunday 21 May, 2017

North Korea has just test-fired yet another missile

The launch is the latest in a series of provocative tests conducted by the hermit nation in recent months.

# tests - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker

Authorities are unable to determine the causes of the deaths.

# tests - Sunday 15 January, 2017

The US could unleash micro-drones that move in swarms

A recent test included 103 micro-drones being used in California.

# tests - Friday 30 December, 2016

1986: The levels of radioactive material in Irish water, milk and vegetables following Chernobyl

Arrangements were made to impound any produce which showed unacceptable levels of contamination.

George Michael: Post-mortem results 'inconclusive' RIP

George Michael: Post-mortem results 'inconclusive'

Police say more tests are required.

# tests - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Tests on toddlers 'can show who's likely to end up behind bars'

The results should make it possible to deliver help to young kids at risk at an early stage, according to the study.

# tests - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

No changes to drug testing in Defence Forces despite record number of failed tests

Defence Minister Paul Kehoe said drug misuse in the Defence Forces has serious implications for the safety of the public.

# tests - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Learner driver told gardaí 'I only had 3 or 4 pints' at drink driving checkpoint

Officers are testing drivers across the country.

# tests - Thursday 17 September, 2015

After years of troubled skin I wanted to get rid of my spots, but I was duped

As Dara O Briain once said, scientists have tested ‘natural remedies’ and if they worked they became medicine, the rest is just a nice bowl of soup and some pot-pourri, writes Fiachra Duffy.

# tests - Monday 20 July, 2015

225,000 animals used for scientific testing in Ireland, in a single year

Animals used in scientific procedures included rabbits, dogs, pigs and ferrets.

# tests - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

If you want your water meter tested, it could cost you an extra €100

One TD says the situation is “infuriating”.

# tests - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Suspected BSE case is '80% likely' to test positive for the disease

If it’s confirmed, it will be the first case of BSE found in Ireland since 2013.

# tests - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Prisoner sprayed three officers with his blood as they tried take drugs from him

A parcel of drugs was passed to the prisoner in hospital.

# tests - Monday 12 January, 2015

Celebrations as little Lily-Mae is declared 15 months cancer-free

The young Claregalway girl is taking part in a drug trial in the US.

# tests - Friday 31 October, 2014

Further Ebola trial runs to be carried out to ensure health services are ready HSE

Further Ebola trial runs to be carried out to ensure health services are ready

One carried out earlier this week was deemed to be successful.

# tests - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

WHO says Ebola is "unavoidable" in Europe as three more isolated in Spain

A Spanish nurse tested positive for Ebola yesterday.

# tests - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with rare and aggressive cancer

Ford had been admitted to hospital last week.

# tests - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Google wants to test drones that could bring internet access to remote areas

The company is looking for permission to test out drones in New Mexico for 180 days as it tries to bring internet access to the world.

# tests - Friday 22 August, 2014

Test results expected in suspected Ebola case

The body of a man, who had recently travelled to part of Africa where Ebola has hit, was discovered yesterday morning.

# tests - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Russia violated arms treaty by testing cruise missile, says US

Tension is already high between the two countries due to the crisis in Ukraine.

# tests - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

From The42 Argentina missing big-name European-based stars for visit of Ireland Weakened

Argentina missing big-name European-based stars for visit of Ireland

Los Pumas’ head coach Daniel Hourcade has named a squad of mainly domestic-based players to face Joe Schmidt’s side.

# tests - Monday 21 April, 2014

From The42 Dún Laoghaire-based firm providing the Genetic Performance edge DNA

Dún Laoghaire-based firm providing the Genetic Performance edge

Joesph Dalton explains how his company’s DNA tests can help clubs and athletes at all levels to train smarter.

# tests - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

New 'phenomenal' treatment uses patient's immune system to kill leukaemia

The treatment was found to work in 88 percent of patients, say the New York scientists undertaking the project.

# tests - Monday 20 January, 2014

Women encouraged to avail of free smear tests in 2014

European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week takes place from January 19 to 25.

# tests - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Ian Paisley admitted to hospital for tests

The former DUP leader was admitted to hospital yesterday for necessary tests.

# tests - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Sun, sand, surf and radiation in the shadow of Fukushima

As news broke this week of toxic water leaking from the plant, surfers say they are worried – but not enough to stay out of the waves there.

# tests - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Spinal fluid test could give early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease

The first signs of having the disease include body tremors, but this new test could give a diagnosis before symptoms present.

# tests - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 16 awful exam answers to comfort even the worst Leaving Cert performer The Dread

16 awful exam answers to comfort even the worst Leaving Cert performer

You couldn’t have answered as badly as these people.

# tests - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 17 of the best incorrect exam answers of all time Survey Says

17 of the best incorrect exam answers of all time

It’s good but it’s not right.

# tests - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

EU horsemeat tests put Ireland in the clear

All beef samples tested negative for horse DNA though one horse carcase was found to have traces of bute and is now under investigation.

European Commission expected to publish horsemeat test results today

The results were to be submitted to the commission by yesterday, 15 April, and are expected to be published today.

# tests - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Video: How does the food safety inspection process work in Ireland? Food Safety This post contains videos

Video: How does the food safety inspection process work in Ireland?

There are around 50,000 food points of sale in the country with just 300 inspectors to ensure that they meet food safety standards.

# tests - Monday 25 March, 2013

Second set of horsemeat tests published by FSAI

The results showed the presence of horsemeat in two products that had already been withdrawn from the market.

# tests - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Birds Eye says products containing horse DNA came from Ireland

The company says it has carried out an investigation into all its beef products after some had to be withdrawn in February after horse DNA tests proved positive.

# tests - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Traces of horsemeat DNA found in Polish beef

DNA was found in three samples out of 121 tested, the country’s deputy national veterinarian said.

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