An “in-your-face” public health campaign using billboards and bus shelter advertising is needed to combat the ongoing rise in sexually transmitted infections (STIs), according to a specialist in sexual health.
Fri, 19 Apr, 2019
With hook-up apps and chem-sex becoming more popular, it is important to stay safe in bed, especially during the party season, says Áilin Quinlan
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017
Fri, 05 Aug, 2016
Good afternoon. Here’s all the news you need to know this lunchtime.
Tue, 14 Jun, 2016
A highly drug-resistant type of “super-gonorrhoea” is spreading across England, with senior medics warning it may become untreatable.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
There was a surge of 22% in the number of clinically confirmed cases of syphilis last year, new figures show.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2016
Boys are being exposed to certain preventable cancers and sexually transmitted diseases because of the State’s continuing failure to include them in a vaccination programme available to girls since 2010.
Sat, 11 Apr, 2015
A mockumentary on STI sniffer dogs is racking up the views on YouTube as it attempts to shock
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015
Casual Christmas flings by people who went further than a kiss under the mistletoe have led to a record spike in calls to STI clinics.
Sat, 11 Jan, 2014
A major teachers' union has warned the Government that it will consider taking industrial action if there is any attempt to unilaterally impose Croke Park II pay cuts.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2013
PEOPLE take more risks, have more partners, drink more — and, from an earlier age indulge in more sexual contact, often without protection.
Sun, 10 Mar, 2013
New research is advising the government not to introduce a screening campaign for chlamydia.
Mon, 28 May, 2012
The number of gay men in the North diagnosed with HIV has hit a record high.
Thu, 01 Dec, 2011
IRELAND of the 1930s is often viewed as being chaste and straitlaced, with old Pathe newsreel images of the 1932 Eucharistic Congress dominating perceptions of the era.
Mon, 24 Oct, 2011
A CLEAR policy framework is needed from the Government if the country is to become competitive on the science, technology and innovation (STI) front.
Sat, 09 Oct, 2010
A man has today been found guilty of anally raping his boss’s teenage daughter two years ago.
Fri, 09 Jul, 2010
A sexual health awareness campaign targeting 30,000 third level students is to be launched today.
Mon, 12 Feb, 2007
CORK city is about to go head-to-head with Waterford in a bid to host the Tall Ships Race in 2011.
Mon, 31 Jul, 2006
WATERFORD is today officially launching its bid to get a multi-million euro festival back to the city in five years' time.
Thu, 29 Jun, 2006
GENERAL practitioners are under reporting sexually transmitted infections (STIs), a new report has found.
Fri, 02 Jun, 2006
WATERFORD has been asked to submit a bid for the Tall Ships’ Races in 2011, a move which is being interpreted locally as a major indication the multi-million euro event could well be back to the south-east in five years.
Thu, 20 Apr, 2006
Newcourt Group plc has announced that it has acquired Security Technology Ireland Limited (STI) for €2m, of which €0.5m is deferred.
Tue, 18 Apr, 2006
TENS of thousands of people are being forced to spend up to €150 on tests for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) due to waiting lists of up to eight weeks at many public hospital clinics or due to inconvenient opening hours.
Thu, 08 Dec, 2005
THE number of patients treated for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the mid-west increased by over 60% between 2000 and 2004.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2005
IN a Dáil protest to mark Irish AIDS Day, campaigners yesterday called on the Government to put sexual health on the political agenda by developing a national strategy to deal with the issue.
Thu, 16 Jun, 2005
Enterprise Minister Micheál Martin today announced the appointment of a new Advisory Science Council to succeed the Irish Council for Science, Technology and Innovation, ICSTI.
Wed, 18 May, 2005
ENTERPRISE Minister Micheál Martin has commissioned two major reports to help realise Government targets for private and public investment in research.
Fri, 05 Nov, 2004
The Government has appointed Dr Barry McSweeney as Ireland's first chief science adviser.
Thu, 24 Jun, 2004
FOUR children in the last three years were born here with syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease they inherited from their mothers.
Wed, 17 Dec, 2003
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