Covid-19 Testing Service

 At Phelans we offer professionally administered Covid-19 Rapid Antigen tests. We do not currently offer PCR testing.   

COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test - €39

Please call your local pharmacy to book 

Service available at The Lough, Kinsale Road Roundabout, O'Regans Pharmacy Carrigaline, Grand Parade and Blackrock (Cork)


Rapid Antigen testing involves a swab taken from the back of your nose. A testing kit is then used in the pharmacy to assess for the presence of COVID-19 antigens.

The test is being offered primarily for the purposes of essential travel. Your result is available within 15 minutes. Our Rapid Antigen test has a sensitivity of 96.52% and a specificity of 99.68%.

An EU approved Digital Covid Certificate is provided which is mutually recognised by all member states across the EU and on common list of EU COVID-19 rapid antigen tests.

What Is The EU Digital Covid Certificate?

The EU Digital Covid Certificate that you we provide is proof that you have received a negative Covid-19 test. Your free Digital Covid Certificate will help you travel safely and easily within the EU.


Rapid antigen tests can reduce further transmission of COVID-19 through early detection.

Antigen tests are intended for use as an aid in the diagnosis of infections with COVID-19. There is a small possibility that the result may give a false negative or false positive. Positive Antigen results are confirmed by a PCR test.

If you test positive, public health may be notified and you may be advised to phone your doctor to arrange a HSE PCR test, return home and self-isolate until the results of the HSE laboratory PCR test are known.

This service is not suitable for anyone with symptoms of COVID-19, or anyone who thinks they may have COVID-19, which includes being a close contact.