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#tests

# tests - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Discarded All Blacks scrum-half Perenara to show omission was mistake against Ireland
# Tests
From The42
# Tests

Discarded All Blacks scrum-half Perenara to show omission was mistake against Ireland

Jun 15th 2022, 8:11 AM 11,435 Views 3 Comments

TJ Perenara has been named in the Maori squad for two matches against Ireland.

# tests - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

South Korea's military says North Korea fired ballistic missile
# Tests
# Tests

South Korea's military says North Korea fired ballistic missile

May 4th 2022, 7:27 AM 9,302 Views 8 Comments

Despite biting sanctions, North Korea has doubled down on its military modernisation drive.

# tests - Monday 27 December, 2021

Premier League hit by record number of positive Covid tests
# Issue
From The42
# Issue

Premier League hit by record number of positive Covid tests

Dec 27th 2021, 4:16 PM 5,403 Views 0 Comments

Just a week ago, the English top-flight set a new high since testing began in 2020 with 90 positive cases.

Demand for Covid tests 'extremely high' as system ramps up again post Christmas
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Demand for Covid tests 'extremely high' as system ramps up again post Christmas

Dec 27th 2021, 12:18 PM 61,715 Views 91 Comments

There were no appointments available in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Waterford at the time of writing.

# tests - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

Dyer admitted to hospital as former Newcastle United star undergoes tests
# Tests
From The42
# Tests

Dyer admitted to hospital as former Newcastle United star undergoes tests

Oct 27th 2021, 3:20 PM 11,518 Views 0 Comments

The 44-year-old recently took part in Channel 4’s ‘Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins’ but had to withdraw due to injury – reportedly a punctured lung.

# tests - Monday 19 July, 2021

'We’ll be ready' - Return of influential Pollard a huge boost for the Boks
# Tactician
From The42
# Tactician

'We’ll be ready' - Return of influential Pollard a huge boost for the Boks

Jul 19th 2021, 4:14 PM 4,073 Views 1 Comment

The 27-year-old out-half is out of Covid isolation ahead of the first Lions Test.

# tests - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

How are the Irish Lions tracking as the Tests come into view?
# Progress
From The42
# Progress

How are the Irish Lions tracking as the Tests come into view?

Jul 13th 2021, 5:44 PM 20,759 Views 17 Comments

There are two more games before Warren Gatland picks his team to face the Springboks.

# tests - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

'I honestly believe that we will see a Test series' - Lions boss Gatland
# Uncertainty
From The42
# Uncertainty

'I honestly believe that we will see a Test series' - Lions boss Gatland

Jul 7th 2021, 10:10 PM 5,121 Views 7 Comments

The Lions boss was proud of his players after a very challenging day.

# tests - Monday 31 May, 2021

Edinburgh report positive Covid case but Ulster game still set to go ahead
# Tests
From The42
# Tests

Edinburgh report positive Covid case but Ulster game still set to go ahead

May 31st 2021, 2:16 PM 2,221 Views 1 Comment

Ulster have also had to deal with Covid cases over the past week.

# tests - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Ex-Connacht out-half Luke Carty called up by USA for Ireland and England Tests
# Eagles
From The42
# Eagles

Ex-Connacht out-half Luke Carty called up by USA for Ireland and England Tests

May 26th 2021, 12:36 PM 8,504 Views 0 Comments

The younger brother of Ireland international Jack plays for the LA Giltinis.

# tests - Friday 22 January, 2021

UK considering a £500 grant per positive Covid test 'to incentivise quarantine'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

UK considering a £500 grant per positive Covid test 'to incentivise quarantine'

Jan 22nd 2021, 7:51 AM 26,915 Views 43 Comments

The plan has been prompted by polling that indicates only 17% of people with symptoms are coming forward for testing.

# tests - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Munster forced to suspend training after senior player tests positive for Covid-19
# Pause
From The42
# Pause

Munster forced to suspend training after senior player tests positive for Covid-19

Oct 6th 2020, 12:40 PM 32,741 Views 16 Comments

Six other players identified as potential close contacts are currently self-isolating.

# tests - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Ireland auditions for Munster and Connacht men as Farrell finalises autumn squad
# Out To Impress
From The42
# Out To Impress

Ireland auditions for Munster and Connacht men as Farrell finalises autumn squad

Oct 3rd 2020, 7:45 AM 10,352 Views 7 Comments

Munster are away to the Scarlets as Connacht host Glasgow in the Pro14.

# tests - Thursday 6 August, 2020

'We know it's there to be won' - Farrell's Ireland hungry for Six Nations shot
# Target
From The42
# Target

'We know it's there to be won' - Farrell's Ireland hungry for Six Nations shot

Updated Aug 6th 2020, 5:14 PM 25,352 Views 31 Comments

The national team head coach is excited about the new ‘Eight Nations’ tournament this autumn.

# tests - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Increase in proportion of Covid-19 close contacts failing to take up offer of test
# Covid Testing
# Covid Testing

Increase in proportion of Covid-19 close contacts failing to take up offer of test

Jul 16th 2020, 1:28 PM 31,249 Views 67 Comments

Public health officials have identified a number of clusters in recent days.

# tests - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Handful of Covid-19 cases found as Wuhan tests 10 million residents
# Wuhan
# Wuhan

Handful of Covid-19 cases found as Wuhan tests 10 million residents

Jun 4th 2020, 8:05 AM 19,706 Views 24 Comments

The city found no infections among 1,174 close contacts of the people who tested positive.

# tests - Monday 11 May, 2020

Concern that delays in testing process could impact on lifting of restrictions
# Testing
# Testing

Concern that delays in testing process could impact on lifting of restrictions

May 11th 2020, 10:39 AM 18,328 Views 35 Comments

Mary Favier of the ICGP pointed out that the later results are confirmed the less valuable they are in terms of stopping the disease.

# tests - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Barcelona and Real Madrid start coronavirus tests ahead of La Liga's return
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

Barcelona and Real Madrid start coronavirus tests ahead of La Liga's return

May 6th 2020, 12:50 PM 3,323 Views 0 Comments

The league is proposing to complete its season behind closed doors, with games starting again in June.

# tests - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 13th 2019, 6:20 AM 97,317 Views 81 Comments

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
# Screen Time
# Screen Time

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

Jan 16th 2019, 11:37 AM 16,518 Views 29 Comments

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

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

All Blacks name mammoth squad for tour of Japan and Europe

Oct 15th 2018, 10:59 AM 8,745 Views 5 Comments

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

# tests - Sunday 29 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 29th 2018, 7:00 AM 22,609 Views 18 Comments

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

# tests - Saturday 3 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 3rd 2017, 6:00 PM 11,418 Views 13 Comments

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
# Missile Dysfunction
# Missile Dysfunction

North Korea has just test-fired yet another missile

May 21st 2017, 11:47 AM 16,536 Views 61 Comments

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
# Tragic
# Tragic

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

Feb 7th 2017, 1:04 PM 17,910 Views 28 Comments

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
# Unleash The Beasts
# Unleash The Beasts

The US could unleash micro-drones that move in swarms

Jan 15th 2017, 7:45 AM 15,198 Views 35 Comments

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
# Sudden Spike
# Sudden Spike

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

Dec 30th 2016, 6:00 PM 14,549 Views 18 Comments

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

George Michael: Post-mortem results 'inconclusive'
# RIP
# RIP

George Michael: Post-mortem results 'inconclusive'

Dec 30th 2016, 3:11 PM 19,667 Views 23 Comments

Police say more tests are required.

# tests - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 14th 2016, 6:30 AM 5,170 Views 24 Comments

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
# Military Personnel
# Military Personnel

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

Oct 4th 2016, 6:10 AM 9,996 Views 9 Comments

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
# Out In Force
# Out In Force

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

Jun 5th 2016, 1:29 PM 64,049 Views 82 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Sep 17th 2015, 6:30 PM 1,911 Views 34 Comments

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
# Animal Testing
# Animal Testing

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

Jul 20th 2015, 9:00 PM 20,249 Views 86 Comments

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
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

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

Jun 23rd 2015, 7:00 PM 11,217 Views 74 Comments

One TD says the situation is “infuriating”.

# tests - Thursday 11 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 11th 2015, 10:49 PM 61,087 Views 63 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Jun 2nd 2015, 2:39 PM 15,167 Views 26 Comments

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
# Tiny Dancer
# Tiny Dancer

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

Jan 12th 2015, 4:11 PM 10,724 Views 19 Comments

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
# HSE

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

Oct 31st 2014, 9:08 PM 5,648 Views 10 Comments

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
# Suspect Cases
# Suspect Cases

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

Oct 7th 2014, 9:25 PM 21,193 Views 57 Comments

A Spanish nurse tested positive for Ebola yesterday.

# tests - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with rare and aggressive cancer
# Campaign
# Campaign

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford diagnosed with rare and aggressive cancer

Sep 17th 2014, 11:06 PM 15,664 Views 21 Comments

Ford had been admitted to hospital last week.

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