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#ANTIGEN TESTING

# antigen-testing - Monday 12 July, 2021

Staff and students urged to sign up for pilot antigen testing project on four college campuses
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# College

Staff and students urged to sign up for pilot antigen testing project on four college campuses

Jul 12th 2021, 9:01 AM 19,522 Views 14 Comments

Testing will involve volunteers providing saliva samples twice weekly.

# antigen-testing - Sunday 11 July, 2021

HSE to use antigen testing to help tackle Covid outbreaks
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# ANTIGEN TESTING

HSE to use antigen testing to help tackle Covid outbreaks

Jul 11th 2021, 5:15 PM 32,637 Views 43 Comments

HSE chief Paul Reid said the health service is “extremely busy”.

# antigen-testing - Monday 5 July, 2021

Poll: Should antigen testing be used to facilitate indoor dining?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should antigen testing be used to facilitate indoor dining?

Jul 5th 2021, 9:31 AM 37,998 Views 75 Comments

Indoor hospitality is now being delayed until at least 19 July when the government will propose a plan for how the reopening will take place.

# antigen-testing - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Expert group to assess rollout of rapid antigen tests in 'various sectors'
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# ANTIGEN TESTING

Expert group to assess rollout of rapid antigen tests in 'various sectors'

Jul 1st 2021, 2:28 PM 9,010 Views 12 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan said earlier this month that antigen testing is “just not as good as PCR”.

# antigen-testing - Thursday 17 June, 2021

'Antigen tests are just not as good as PCR': The five main points from today's NPHET briefing
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# Nphet Briefing

'Antigen tests are just not as good as PCR': The five main points from today's NPHET briefing

Jun 17th 2021, 7:30 PM 18,596 Views 41 Comments

‘Don’t travel unless you’re vaccinated’, why there hasn’t been a Delta surge here yet, and ‘buffer, not butter’ were discussed by NPHET members today.

# antigen-testing - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

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

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

Jun 16th 2021, 12:05 AM 21,743 Views 56 Comments

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

# antigen-testing - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

No mandatory antigen testing for 1,200 fans attending Leinster v Dragons match
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No mandatory antigen testing for 1,200 fans attending Leinster v Dragons match

Updated Jun 1st 2021, 5:03 PM 15,338 Views 4 Comments

The Rainbow Cup game on 11 June has been chosen as one of the test events allowing supporters to return.

# antigen-testing - Monday 24 May, 2021

Dozens of airline pilots have lined up outside Leinster House to warn of thousands of job losses in their sector
# Reopening Travel
# Reopening Travel

Dozens of airline pilots have lined up outside Leinster House to warn of thousands of job losses in their sector

May 24th 2021, 2:18 PM 31,772 Views 19 Comments
  • IALPA has called on the Irish government to roll out antigen testing at our airports and to reopen air travel in early July in line with other EU countries.
  • The union president says the divergent approach Ireland is taking to the rest of Europe is "unacceptable".
  • The Taoiseach will set out a plan to reopen aviation on Friday.

# antigen-testing - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Covid-19: Here's when to expect next week's summer re-opening decisions
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# Summertime

Covid-19: Here's when to expect next week's summer re-opening decisions

May 22nd 2021, 6:30 AM 41,201 Views 35 Comments

Cabinet will meet on Friday this week.

# antigen-testing - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Poll: Have you used a Covid-19 antigen test that you bought yourself?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you used a Covid-19 antigen test that you bought yourself?

May 12th 2021, 10:19 AM 34,862 Views 63 Comments

Philip Nolan compared the tests to snake oil.

# antigen-testing - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Health Minister says Professor Philip Nolan's tweet comparing antigen tests to snake oil was 'not helpful'
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# ANTIGEN TESTING

Health Minister says Professor Philip Nolan's tweet comparing antigen tests to snake oil was 'not helpful'

May 11th 2021, 3:25 PM 19,037 Views 26 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said antigen testing is a part of Government policy when it comes to reopening society.

# antigen-testing - Friday 2 April, 2021

Rapid testing to be piloted in four universities, says minister
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

Rapid testing to be piloted in four universities, says minister

Apr 2nd 2021, 12:43 PM 25,535 Views 27 Comments

Antigen testing on construction sites will begin in a matter of weeks, say sources.

# antigen-testing - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Antigen testing to be significantly ramped up in schools, colleges and workplaces, says Tánaiste
# ANTIGEN TESTING
# ANTIGEN TESTING

Antigen testing to be significantly ramped up in schools, colleges and workplaces, says Tánaiste

Mar 31st 2021, 7:32 AM 24,304 Views 31 Comments

Leo Varadkar was speaking on Prime Time last night.

# antigen-testing - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Health Minister: 'If you do need to travel home for Christmas - follow traffic light rules'
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# Testing

Health Minister: 'If you do need to travel home for Christmas - follow traffic light rules'

Updated Nov 18th 2020, 5:26 PM 47,443 Views 34 Comments

The Taoiseach says Irish public health experts are “not converts” to antigen testing.

# antigen-testing - Monday 28 September, 2020

Rapid Covid-19 tests to be rolled out worldwide in low and middle-income countries
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# ANTIGEN TESTING

Rapid Covid-19 tests to be rolled out worldwide in low and middle-income countries

Sep 28th 2020, 10:17 PM 34,944 Views 18 Comments

The WHO said the tests “will enable expansion of testing, particularly in countries that do not have extensive laboratory facilities or trained health workers.”