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Got a confirmed vaccine appointment - Post your age and appointment date

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  • Van.Bosch wrote: »
    It’s a roll of the dice, I know someone who got sorted there one night but they had tried 7 times before.

    That makes me feel better. What age arw they? Not a hope that I'd try a second time never mind 7 ðŸ˜




  • Does anyone know if its possible to go a few hours earlier? I got an appointment for Tuesday in the midlands and agreed to take an elderly relative for a hospital appointment Wednesday afternoon(in Donegal) but they cancelled my Tuesday appointment, now i have one for 14:40 on Wednesday which makes it impossible to keep my committment of my relatives appointment.

    What time do the vaccination centres open at?




  • Mgit wrote: »
    Other half 42 based in Dundalk had jab in Dublin Helix today at 3.15, I'm 40 registered 26 days now and asked if there was a chance of getting done today. Told that any spare vaccines are given out after the last shot at 19:05 so we waited around got food etc and went back to helix at 18:30.

    There was about 25 to 30 people waiting for spares and staff said that after last shot at 19:05 they'd come out and let people know if there was spare, the markee didn't clear till about 19:35 and a while later security just closed the main entrance doors. Bit by bit staff were going home including security and one of the registration staff we recognised, one of the guys also waiting went in through the exit at 20:15 and asked what was happening and all vacinators were gone home.

    Would have been good for some of security staff not to at least come out when the registration staff are gone home and say no hope guys

    Was I just unlucky today or is there some days when a bunch of people without app get vaccinated at end of day?

    It was kinda stupidity on my part not to leave then there was still a pretty full markee at 7pm as staff obviously had a hectic day and want to get home and I'm sure taking an extra 25 ppl in wud be cruel to them if they were delayed past planned working time.

    Wouldn't recommend waiting around to anyone as even if they had 10 spare for example there is no queue system for people waiting so no idea how they wud decide who got picked, was curious to see how that would work.

    Also not sure if true but heard that one of staff said all app from 3 to 7 today were people from louth.

    Sorry you didn't get sorted and didn't get a heads up that you were queuing for nothing. I do think you need to see it from staff point of view and I can tell you are aware, don't take this as a knock. It's Saturday night. They've probably been full on for weeks at this. Very little variation in the job, very repetitive. After hundreds of thousands of people I'd say they don't have enough gra to consider 25 people after a day's work. I think that's fair enough. Also if they looked after you guys tonight, 25 people tell 100 people, it turns into a mess very quickly. I hope you get sorted soon.




  • I have an appt for 3.15pm in City West on Tuesday. Unfortunately my husbands uncle passed away today and the funeral is in Waterford on Tuesday. We have a young baby and I don't have anyone else to leave her with.
    Does anyone with any knowledge/experience think if I turned up first thing on Tuesday morning at City West and explained my situation, would they accommodate me and let me in early to get my jab so I can then get home to baby and let my husband go to the funeral...?




  • Sorry you didn't get sorted and didn't get a heads up that you were queuing for nothing. I do think you need to see it from staff point of view and I can tell you are aware, don't take this as a knock. It's Saturday night. They've probably been full on for weeks at this. Very little variation in the job, very repetitive. After hundreds of thousands of people I'd say they don't have enough gra to consider 25 people after a day's work. I think that's fair enough. Also if they looked after you guys tonight, 25 people tell 100 people, it turns into a mess very quickly. I hope you get sorted soon.
    Yeah as I was driving home was thinking how messy it could get for the staff alrite, there was some people waiting who looked late teens or early 20s at best and a a few who looked late 40s so without some formal queuing system how can staff give out any spares without agro with people waiting ages. It was odd how empty the place was at 3.15pm, there was maybe 15 ppl queuing and at 6pm every aisle was jammed.


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  • Anyone here know what time they start vaccinating in the Court Hotel Tullamore at tomorrow morning at?. I have my appointment @12 but need to be at another that I can't cancel so was wondering if they open @8am




  • Any 35-39 year olds who registered last week get a text yet? Hoping I get it in the next few days. Is it 4 days notice you get before the day of the jab?

    Age 38

    Helix, Wednesday for 1st vaccine Pzifer. Registered last Monday. Impressive turnaround.




  • EDit wrote: »
    Age 46
    Registered 20th May
    Text received just now
    Vaccination 31st
    Moderna
    AIT (Athlone)

    Text received yesterday for 2nd dose at Athlone MVC on Tuesday (June 29). Just over 4 weeks.




  • spockety wrote: »
    The recurring advice on here is to show up earlier and you will not be turned away.

    Not strictly true. I had my second dose at Simonstown Gael’s last Thursday week and showed up to find queues around the football pitch (over three hours in total). My wife who has some mobility issues had her appointment for Tuesday so I advised her to go early as they were obviously not checking times. She got there at about 8:30 but was turned around as her text was for 11am. Had to come back at the correct time but the queue was nothing like as bad as when I got mine done.




  • I have an appt for 3.15pm in City West on Tuesday. Unfortunately my husbands uncle passed away today and the funeral is in Waterford on Tuesday. We have a young baby and I don't have anyone else to leave her with.
    Does anyone with any knowledge/experience think if I turned up first thing on Tuesday morning at City West and explained my situation, would they accommodate me and let me in early to get my jab so I can then get home to baby and let my husband go to the funeral...?
    I'd be inclined to try anyway. If they stop you, just explain that you have a funeral to go to at the time, and they'll probably let you through.
    Worst case scenario, you get turned away and have to schedule a new appt.


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  • Panrich wrote: »
    Not strictly true. I had my second dose at Simonstown Gael’s last Thursday week and showed up to find queues around the football pitch (over three hours in total). My wife who has some mobility issues had her appointment for Tuesday so I advised her to go early as they were obviously not checking times. She got there at about 8:30 but was turned around as her text was for 11am. Had to come back at the correct time but the queue was nothing like as bad as when I got mine done.


    I think I might just reschedule, sure what difference is a few days gonna make when we can't exactly do anything different to now anyway!




  • seamus wrote: »
    I'd be inclined to try anyway. If they stop you, just explain that you have a funeral to go to at the time, and they'll probably let you through.
    Worst case scenario, you get turned away and have to schedule a new appt.


    Thanks, Ya I think I will give it a go. Its worth a try. Getting a bit nervous about this Delta strain amd really just want to get on with vaccination.




  • One Local pharmacy near me is offering Pfizer from 4th July onwards for the over 35s .. initially they were going to be doing the J&J for over 50s




  • harr wrote: »
    One Local pharmacy near me is offering Pfizer from 4th July onwards for the over 35s .. initially they were going to be doing the J&J for over 50s

    Is it one of the big chains?




  • harr wrote: »
    One Local pharmacy near me is offering Pfizer from 4th July onwards for the over 35s .. initially they were going to be doing the J&J for over 50s

    That would be handy!!!
    Didn't think it was agreed on yet though?!




  • Just selected to reschedule my Tuesday appointment!




  • Age 50
    2nd moderna
    Got text Tuesday, jabbed today




  • Stheno wrote: »
    Is it one of the big chains?

    No it’s an independent family owned pharmacy.




  • That would be handy!!!
    Didn't think it was agreed on yet though?!
    I was surprised to see it up on Facebook as they advertised they were doing the j&j for the over 50,s and they then advertised for people to register for the Pfizer vaccine from this week.
    I probably would have waited and got done in pharmacy if I had of know. Definitely would have been a lot handier than the vaccine centres.




  • harr wrote: »
    I was surprised to see it up on Facebook as they advertised they were doing the j&j for the over 50,s and they then advertised for people to register for the Pfizer vaccine from this week.
    I probably would have waited and got done in pharmacy if I had of know. Definitely would have been a lot handier than the vaccine centres.

    Yeah I'm registered with my chemist but they've said it's only 50 plus at the moment, be so much easier to just pop around the corner!


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  • harr wrote: »
    One Local pharmacy near me is offering Pfizer from 4th July onwards for the over 35s .. initially they were going to be doing the J&J for over 50s


    My local one in Kildare is the same




  • Is anyone else having trouble with the portal? The code isn't bring texted to me for some reason but I haven't had any bother until now




  • Nozzer wrote: »
    Is anyone else having trouble with the portal? The code isn't bring texted to me for some reason but I haven't had any bother until now

    Same for me




  • Only 300 pharmacies are getting Pfizer doses for over 35s. Mainly ones in rural areas and over 5km away from a MVC.




  • Day 21 after registering now, no text and no appointment. Only 1 of 8 people I've talked to in my age cohort not to have been vaccinated yet and I haven't even got an appointment yet, what's the story now? Do I ring or leave it a while longer?




  • Buddy Bubs wrote: »
    Day 21 after registering now, no text and no appointment. Only 1 of 8 people I've talked to in my age cohort not to have been vaccinated yet and I haven't even got an appointment yet, what's the story now? Do I ring or leave it a while longer?

    What area?




  • Buddy Bubs wrote: »
    Day 21 after registering now, no text and no appointment. Only 1 of 8 people I've talked to in my age cohort not to have been vaccinated yet and I haven't even got an appointment yet, what's the story now? Do I ring or leave it a while longer?

    What age and where are you based?

    I'm 40 and in North Kildare, 3 weeks today waiting and so are a few friends 40/41 - looks like it's all Citywest still with the delay in our age group.

    All friends in South Dublin aged 40 got texts mid-week for UCD.




  • Idioteque wrote: »
    What age and where are you based?

    I'm 40 and in North Kildare, 3 weeks today waiting and so are a few friends 40/41 - looks like it's all Citywest still with the delay in our age group.

    All friends in South Dublin aged 40 got texts mid-week for UCD.

    40, Dublin. I'll be citywest I'd imagine. Friends are actually north kildare and they've got sorted now.




  • Age: 41
    Appointment: tomorrow for Pfizer. Text came through Friday 3 weeks and 2 days after registering.
    Mvc- an hour away in Meath even though I’m in Louth close to the MVC. Every single 40 plus in Louth seems to be sent all over the place while the Fairways focuses on second dose for 60 plus. More than happy to travel though


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  • 31 year old husband got a text from GP on Friday night to book vaccine appointment if he wanted to so he's getting Pfizer tomorrow. 2nd dose automatically booked for 4 weeks time.
    He wasn't expecting it at all and was hoping to register in a few weeks when the portal opened.


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