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Last month
March 2024
Ireland had highest rate of Gonorrhoea and third highest rate of Syphilis across Europe in 2022
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
STI notifications increase by more than 20% when compared to pre-pandemic levels
All time
HSE to spend up to half a million on STI home-testing pilot project
'A significant gamechanger': PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates being rolled out from today
First-ever chlamydia vaccine trial offers hope of treating infection 'epidemic'
One million new cases of STIs every single day, World Health Organisation says
7% increase in STIs in Ireland between 2017 and 2018, new data suggests
'The worst I've seen yet': Concern as number of HIV and STI diagnoses rise this year
How one drug can make sex euphoric, but also destroy lives
'My fear was what if the baby had HIV. When I had my daughter, thank god, she was HIV negative'
Man with world's first recorded case of treatment-resistant super-gonorrhoea cured
Listerine can help kill off gonorrhoea says new study
University of Limerick working with HSE after 'outbreak' of STIs on campus
HPV vaccine will soon be available to gay men
'It's an epidemic': Activists use World Aids Day to warn that the disease continues to spread
Students at NUI Galway are getting an STI clinic
Super-gonorrhoea a 'serious threat' in Ireland
Teacher accused of giving two students the same sexually transmitted disease
Men twice as likely as women to get cancers linked to oral sex
Coffee cups in Dublin are going to urge people to get tested for HIV
Here's how the government is going to help people have safer sex
There's now a 'Tinder' specifically for people carrying an STI
Complaint that Ireland AM showed condom being put onto model of erect penis
Poll: Have you ever been tested for an STI?
How many times a week? Sex in Ireland by the numbers
Teenagers invent a condom that changes colour if you have an STI
Increase in men seeking STI testing after Irish Six Nations games
Hoping to 'get lucky' over the last big Christmas party weekend? Maybe read this first
Women need more contraception options to stop unintended pregnancies, HIV and STIs
'To discover you can't have children because of an STI you got when younger is just heart-breaking'
Video column: Have you ever been tested for an STI?
Katie Varvos
Article that blamed chlamydia in New Zealand on Irish builders was "inaccurate"
More women seeking post-abortion counselling say IFPA
Undiagnosed HIV rates high in Dublin, widespread testing recommended
Over 1,000 people in Dublin, Wicklow and Kildare have contracted gonorrhoea this year
Reilly: Chlamydia screening programme 'would not be cost-effective'
Gonorrhoea cases at an all-time high in Northern Ireland
Most people in Ireland have never had a sexual health test