Bringing reassurance into your life

We are offering a digital technology platform combined with a multilayered testing system which will detect Covid 19 Infectiousness in an immediate and progressive manner and thereby facilitate a safe resumption of all economic, social and educational activities.

We are an Irish business which has established testing centres to help detect and reduce the spread of COVID 19. The business was set up by three pharmacists, Chris O’Grady, James Cloney and Aidan Kelly of Duelchem Ltd, a long-established supplier of pharmaceutical products to the Irish healthcare sector. has access to significant supplies of both PCR and Antigen tests, all of which are EU approved and carry the CE mark. We have highly skilled staff who are trained to administer and supervise these tests. Our objective is to get Ireland back to normal living in a safe way while always adhering to best medical practice. have partnered with an international digital platform to underpin our testing programme. The testing programme and the platform are highly adaptable and can be customised for any workplace, event or venue.

By combining a multi-layered testing programme with a digital health platform, and aims to enable individuals to return to a more normal life of work, travel, education, sport and culture as safely and as quickly as possible. We are located in Dublin and Kilkenny, with both national and international coverage.

About Duelchem Limited

Duelchem Limited is an Irish company that was set up in 2008, regulated by the HPRA.
We have been supplying the Irish Health Care sector with pharma products for over a decade.

We supply medicinal products including Controlled Drugs (CD’s), Parallel Imports (PI’s) and Exempt Medicinal Products (EMP’s). We also supply medicinal devices, medicinal/laboratory consumables and equipment. We are registered with the ‘Irish Medicines Verification Organisation (IMVO)’ (account no. IMVO-EU-1403) and are fully compliant with the ‘Falsified Medicine Directive (FMD)’.

As part of our HPRA obligations, our regulatory affairs team ensure we are prepared for and comply with legislative changes such as the ‘Medicinal Devices Regulation (MDR)’ and ‘In-Vitro Diagnostic Devices Regulation (IVDR)’.

Our Team

Chris O’Grady

Clinical Pharmacist & Director

Chris is a registered Pharmacist and a member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland. He is co-founder and owner of Duelchem Ltd T/A Chemco Pharmacy trading for over 13 years.

He is the appointed Responsible Person (RP) accountable to the HPRA for ensuring quality, safety and traceability of medicinal products supplied under Duelchem’s Wholesale Distribution Authorisation (WDA). Chris led Duelchem’s Covid-19 test centre set up launching in Sep 2020.

He also holds a BSc in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Sunderland.

Barry O’Brien


Barry is a strategic advisor to major international institutions. He has extensive experience in healthcare, military, educational and sporting sectors, bringing with him an enviable track record of success. Former positions include Director (Estate and Support Services) at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and Chief Executive of the National Sports Campus Development Authority, where he delivered world-class facilities.

Barry is professionally qualified in a variety of disciplines including Chartered Surveying and Communications. He is also a graduate of the Military College and of NUI Galway.

Our Leadership team is supported by a group of outstanding team players who will ensure an efficient and professional customer experience

Advisory Partners

Simon Osman

Technology Solutions Specialist

Simon is a highly experienced founder / growth phase CEO in the technology and telecoms industries. He has a proven track record of taking new ventures through start up and growth phases to a successful exit. Simon is Founder and Advisor to several technology-based platforms. Previously, Simon founded Visastak Platform an Infrastructure as a service company and iFollowOffice, the first desktop as a service company, in 2012 Visastak was a Sunday Times Tech Track 100 business, which was sold to LabTech along with iFollowOffice in 2016. He became founding CEO of, a shared workspace business and built RunSpace a co working software platform.

Simon also founded and was CEO of Evolution Voice & Data, Evolution Global Networks and Evolution Mobile which was sold in 2008 to Niu Solutions an Investec backed by and build company.

Simon holds a Bsc from Brunel University.

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