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#Lariam

# lariam - Saturday 10 June, 2017

'We have no future' - wives of defence forces march today over their spouses' working conditions

Wives and Partners of the Defence Forces (WPDF) is set to march on the Department of Defence in Newbridge, Co Kildare, this afternoon.

# lariam - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Giving anti-malaria drug Lariam to Irish troops "beggars belief", says support group

Support group Action Lariam for Irish Soldiers has said that the official policy on the drug needs to change.

# lariam - Thursday 13 October, 2016

FactCheck: Was Willie O'Dea really not aware of concerns over Lariam, while he was Minister?

The Fianna Fáil TD was asked four times by Vincent Browne, and four times denied that concerns were mentioned to him about the anti-malaria drug given to Irish troops.

# lariam - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Union says it's unlikely soldiers will fill in for gardaí during strike

The proposed dates for the strike are November 4, 11, 18 and 25.

# lariam - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

New risk to drug used by soldiers not mentioned on watchdog website

A new possible side effect of Lariam, which is prescribed as an anti-malarial to members of the Defence Forces, was issued last year.

# lariam - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Shatter dismisses link between anti-malaria drug and soldiers' suicides

The minister says an investigation has shown it is “extremely unlikely” that Lariam was linked to mental health concerns.

# lariam - Sunday 26 May, 2013

'Horror movie in a pill': Side-effects of Lariam worse than malaria

A recent RTÉ investigation looks at the links between the anti-malarial and suicide.

# lariam - Saturday 9 June, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

No plans to discontinue use of anti-malarial Lariam in Defence Forces

A small group of Irish soldiers are holding protests and bringing legal action over the use of Lariam in the Defence Forces. TheJournal.ie investigates.