NewsDesk Weekly – week ending 14 December 2017

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NewsDesk Weekly – week ending 8 December 2017

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People with HIV in Ireland continue to face a stigma – President

Number of new HIV cases recorded ‘concerning’, says President Higgins  Irish Times, 1st December 2017 President Michael D Higgins has said people with HIV in Ireland continue to face a stigma. Speaking at a ceremony at Áras an Uachtaráin on World AIDS Day, Mr Higgins said it was a time to reflect on the right […]

Speech by President Michael D. Higgins at a reception on World AIDS Day 2017 to mark the 30th anniversary of HIV Ireland

Áras an Uachtaráin, 1 December 2017 A Aire Stáit, A Theachtaí Dála, A Sheanadóirí, A Chomhairleoirí, A Cháirde Gael, Tá áthas orm fáilte a fhearadh romhaibh chuig Áras an Uachtaráin. Dear friends, It is a great pleasure for Sabina and I to welcome you all here today to Áras an Uachtaráin on World AIDS Day, […]

NewsDesk Weekly – week ending 1 December 2017

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HIV Ireland ‘welcomes’ availability of PrEP in Ireland

Press Release, 1st December 2017 HIV Ireland ‘welcomes’ availability of PrEP in Ireland ‘PrEP is a crucial HIV prevention medication that can significantly reduce new HIV infections, but it needs to be available to everyone, not just those people who can afford it’ The announcement by TEVA Pharmaceutical Company that it will be introducing Pre-Exposure […]

‘When HIV hit Ireland it had the same devastation it did in San Francisco’

Much has changed in the 30 years since HIV Ireland was established, but some of the same problems – like stigma – remain. THIS YEAR MARKS the 30th anniversary of HIV Ireland. The organisation, which was previously known as the Dublin AIDS Alliance, offers support and information for people living with HIV and advocates on […]

Press Release 30th November: 2017 New HIV Diagnoses Set to be Highest on Record

Press Release 30th November 2017 2017 New HIV Diagnoses Set to be Highest on Record ‘With an average of 10 new HIV diagnoses per week for the second year in a row, Ireland is gripped within a HIV crisis that shows no sign of abating’  On World AIDS Day 2017, Ireland is facing the real […]

Monument to a Plague

Several important milestones around the health of men who have sex with men have been observed in Ireland this year. HIV Ireland marked its 30th anniversary; so too did the GUIDE Clinic at Saint James’ Hospital; the Gay Men’s Health Service celebrated 25 years in existence;  KnowNow, the rapid HIV testing service relaunched after a brief but worrying hiatus; and pharmaceutical giant Gilead […]

World AIDS Day: It’s time to be more positive about HIV

As World Aids Day approaches, Jonathan deBurca Butler discovers that although people with HIV can now expect to live full lives, stigma still exists. Tonie Walsh was diagnosed HIV- positive on a Friday afternoon. As he walked out of St James’s Hospital and into the start of the Dublin weekend, he felt a strange compulsion […]

NewsDesk Weekly – week ending 24 November 2017

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NewsDesk Weekly – week ending 17 November 2017

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NewsDesk Weekly – week ending 10 November 2017

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NewsDesk Weekly – week ending 3 November 2017

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Press Release – 28th October 2017: Support My Legacy Week for HIV Ireland

In this, our 30th Anniversary year, HIV Ireland is joining together with over 50 charities around Ireland to appeal to the public to leave a legacy gift, large or small, to charity in their will. Niall Mulligan, Executive Director with HIV Ireland said “When people choose to leave a legacy donation to HIV Ireland they […]