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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

HIV Ireland calls for Government action as national survey finds stigma continues to impact on people living with HIV

Press Release – 28th September 2017 HIV Ireland calls for Government action as national survey finds stigma continues to impact on people living with HIV 17 per cent of HIV positive people say they have felt suicidal in the last year. HIV Ireland is calling on the Government to provide additional resources for HIV prevention, […]

LGBT activist calls for national AIDS memorial

PRESS RELEASE   Sunday, 24th September 2017   LGBT activist calls for national AIDS memorial   LGBT activist Tonie Walsh has called on the Government to fund an Irish AIDS Memorial to honour those who have died from AIDS in Ireland, as well as their caregivers and activists. Mr Walsh will outline his vision at […]

HIV Ireland, and Gay Health Network, call for PrEP in response to HIV crisis -Ten new HIV diagnoses every week in Ireland –

PRESS RELEASE – Wednesday 14th June release date HIV Ireland, and Gay Health Network, call for PrEP in response to HIV crisis -Ten new HIV diagnoses every week in Ireland – Wednesday 14th June 2017 HIV Ireland, and the Gay Health Network are calling for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to be made available in Ireland through […]

HIV Ireland launches National HIV Stigma Survey: Survey to Explore HIV Stigma & Discrimination

HIV Ireland launches National HIV Stigma Survey Survey to Explore HIV Stigma & Discrimination Press Release Wednesday 1st March, 2017 HIV Ireland is marking its 30th anniversary by undertaking a National Survey on Stigma and HIV in partnership with the Mater Hospital/UCD. The survey will explore how living with HIV impacts on people’s day to […]

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 […]

World AIDS Day 2016 campaign supported by Lord Mayor of Dublin

Press Release World AIDS Day 2016 campaign supported by Lord Mayor of Dublin The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Mr. Brendan Carr, has given his full support to this year’s World AIDS Day campaign, Hands Up for #HIVprevention (http://www.hivireland.ie/what-we-do/campaigns/hands-up-for-hivprevention/). World AIDS Day takes place annually on the 1st of December. Breda Gahan of the Dochas HIV […]

Press Release Irish AIDS Day 2016

Charities mark Irish AIDS Day with harm reduction campaign for people who inject Snow blow. On Irish AIDS Day, 15th June 2016, the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Críona Ní Dhálaigh, launched a campaign highlighting the increased risk of HIV infection amongst people who inject drugs, particularly Snow blow.   The Ana Liffey Drug Project and […]

HSE and the Gay Health Network publish the largest ever MISI Survey

Joint Gay Health Network and HSE Press Release, 10th June 2016. The HSE and the Gay Health Network launched the Men who have Sex with Men Internet Survey Ireland (MISI 2015) today, 10th June 2016 at the 14th Annual Gay Health Forum (GHF14) Dublin Castle. The MISI 2015 report includes a range of findings on […]

Press Release – 29th April 2016 – National charity calls for urgent Government action on spiralling HIV figures

National charity calls for urgent Government action on spiralling HIV figures Press Release – Friday 29th April 2016 -Ten new people are diagnosed with HIV every week in Ireland- The incoming Government must take urgent action to address the spiralling HIV crisis. That’s according to HIV Ireland, the national charity for HIV advocacy, support and […]

HIV Ireland launched by Minister Leo Varadkar on World AIDS Day

HIV Ireland Press Release 1st December 2015 HIV Ireland was officially launched on World AIDS Day, 1st December 2015, by the Minister for Health, Mr. Leo Varadkar. The change of name from Dublin AIDS Alliance to HIV Ireland is very much a reflection of the reality for the vast majority of people living with HIV […]

Joint Press Release: Minister Varadkar launches Ireland’s first National World AIDS Day (WAD) Campaign

Minister Varadkar launches Ireland’s first National World AIDS Day (WAD) Campaign Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar today (Thursday 26th November 2015) launched the first ever five-day national World AIDS Day campaign in Ireland. This campaign is developed by NGO’s and statutory bodies across Ireland in partnership with the HSE Sexual Health & Crisis Pregnancy Programme. The […]

HIV Ireland Press Release (Thursday 26th November 2015)

Minister Varadkar launches Ireland’s first National World AIDS Day (WAD) Campaign Show Your Solidarity #WADirl Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar today (Thursday 26th November 2015) launched the first ever five-day national World AIDS Day campaign in Ireland. This campaign is developed by NGO’s and statutory bodies across Ireland in partnership with the HSE Sexual Health […]