Entries by HIV Ireland

Record 512 HIV cases diagnosed in the State in 2016

Risk-taking and growing culture of chemsex are key factors behind rise of STIs, experts say. This article was published in the Irish Times on 3rd September 2017. The number of people diagnosed with HIV in Ireland is rising amid concerns that ambivalence about the disease is putting increasing numbers of people at risk. A record 512 cases […]

#Allintheoneboat for the annual Dublin Pride Parade

HIV Ireland and Positive Now will walk under one banner in the 2017 Annual Dublin Pride Parade on 24th June. The theme for our partnership and our float this year is a show of solidarity with those living with HIV in Ireland and as a remembrance of friends, family, and partners we have lost to […]

Let’s Talk About HIV… in Ireland

An Irish AIDS Day and Men’s Health Week 2017 initiative. To mark Irish AIDS Day (15th June) and Men’s Health Week (12th to 18th June) 2017, HIV Ireland will host a free education workshop on HIV in Ireland.  The event will take place on Tuesday 13th June 2017 from 9:30am to 1:00pm in the offices […]

Record numbers of people diagnosed with HIV

IrishTimes.com, Thursday 11th May 2017 Ambivalence putting people at risk of contracting disease Record numbers of people were diagnosed with HIV in Ireland last year amid concerns that a growing ambivalence about the disease is putting increasing numbers of people at risk. More than 500 new cases of HIV were diagnosed, the highest rate since […]

Current Vacancies at HIV Ireland: Community Employment Scheme

We currently have a number of Community Employment positions available with HIV Ireland. Please contact your local DSP Employment Services/Intreo Office to check your eligibility and to apply for this vacancy. Job Reference Number will be required. Eligibility to participate on CE is generally linked to those who are 21 years or over for the […]

Dublin Pride Run 2017

The annual 5km Dublin Pride Run, organised by the Dublin Front Runners, takes place on Friday 16th June 2017, in the Phoenix Park at 7:30pm. This year’s event is raising funds for three charities: Outhouse LGBT Community Centre, ShoutOut and HIV Ireland.   Registration is now open and you can register as an individual or […]

HIV and Hepatitis C: one-day training – 18th May 2017

Our next one-day training on HIV and Hepatitis C takes place on Thursday 18th May 2017.  This training aims to provide participants with basic up-to-date and relevant information on HIV and Hepatitis C including transmission, prevention, testing and treatment.  For more information and how to book, click here.

Lillies Bordello raises €835 for HIV Ireland

At a fundraising night in February, organised by Lillies Bordello Dublin, €835 was raised in aid of HIV Ireland.  The fundraising night – Remembering The Diceman – was also a tribute to Thom McGinty, who was diagnosed with HIV in 1990 and died in 1995. Alan Amsby (Mr. Pussy) was on hand to present the […]

Good Practice: Developing a Sexual Health Policy

This popular training course is now open for bookings. Co-facilitated by the National Youth Council of Ireland and HIV Ireland, this one-day training takes place on Thursday 4th May 2017. For more information about the training and for information on how to book a place, click here.

14.02.17: Expert groups ‘deeply disappointed’ with new laws affecting human rights of sex workers

Amnesty International Ireland | HIV Ireland | Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) | Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) Four human rights organisations working with vulnerable groups in Ireland have expressed grave concerns with Part IV of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill 2015, which was passed in the Seanad this evening (Tuesday 14.02.17). Part IV […]