Entries by HIV Ireland

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]