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Video column: Have you ever been tested for an STI?

Katie Varvos asks why young Irish people aren’t getting STI tests and she even takes one online.

Katie Varvos

THIS WEEK, THE Unemployed Graduate discusses sex and why Irish people aren’t getting tested for STIs.

According to a recent UCC survey, despite the fact that young people in Ireland are more sexually active than before, only 50 per cent are using protection and more than two thirds have never been tested for STIs. Katie Varvos looks into why that is …

Uploaded by Katie Varvos

Katie Varvos is a Canadian-born, Dublin-based vlogger who created the ‘The Unemployed Graduate’- a show about current news and issues.

She is a recent graduate, with a BA in Journalism and MPhil in International Relations from Trinity.

Each week she discusses a range of topics, asks for your opinions and gives away some pretty awesome prizes. Check out The Unemployed Graduate’s YouTube channeland Facebook page.

For more information on simple, cheap and confidential STI tests visit

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