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# gonorrhoea

This year
70% increase in gonorrhoea cases due to lack of condom use - and better testing
Over 6,700 cases of gonorrhoea were reported in Ireland last year, up from 3,976 in 2022.
Some 6,748 cases of gonorrhoea were reported up to 23 December 2023, compared with 3,976 cases in 2022
The majority of cases reported in Ireland last year (5,200) were among men
Ireland has one of the highest incidence rates of gonorrhoea in Europe
Last year
Gonorrhoea and syphilis rates in Ireland among highest in Europe amid ‘concerning’ rise in STIs
All time
Man with world's first recorded case of treatment-resistant super-gonorrhoea cured
Gonorrhoea 'sometimes impossible' to treat due to antibiotic-resistance - WHO
The number of teenage pregnancies in Ireland has fallen by 64% - but STIs are on the rise
Listerine can help kill off gonorrhoea says new study
Super-gonorrhoea is a thing in England and it could become untreatable
Facebook, Haughey and Love/Hate: The week in numbers
Over 1,000 people in Dublin, Wicklow and Kildare have contracted gonorrhoea this year
Gonorrhoea cases at an all-time high in Northern Ireland
Now you can test yourself for STIs in your own home
Slight drop in STIs - but gonorrhoea at highest figures ever recorded
WHO warns urgent action needed to prevent spread of 'untreatable' gonorrhoea
Rise in sexual activity leads to increase in STIs among elderly