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STI & STD Lowdown: What Is Gonorrhea?

In the third of our weekly series to highlight the various STIs and STDs that can be contracted, we are focusing on gonorrhoea – the one with the horrible name. The good news is gonorrhoea is

STI & STD Lowdown: What Is Chlamydia?

Chlamydia is a very common STI, which very often doesn’t have any symptoms. It is estimated that around 10% of 16-24 year olds who have sex, have also chlamydia. Fortunately, chlamydia tests and

Cuffing Season: All You Need To Know About The Seasonal Relationship Craze

Cuffing Season is well and truly in full swing. Let’s face it, an Irish winter can be down right depressing:it gets darker, colder and exam season is upon us. Since it’s gotten colder out

Why the kilkenny teen disco controversy happened

Facebook users revolted last week when a Kilkenny Teen Disco posted a refined version of their dress code. Girls cannot wear dresses with a ‘plunging neck line’ and were told to ‘keep

New strain of std not responding to antibiotics

A recent study has found that a recent strain of syphilis does not react to the antibiotics commonly used to treat it.   A recent strain of the bacteria has begun to spread across the globe,

Dating apps being blamed for rise in std's in ireland

Social media and “hookup” apps, like Tinder, are being blamed for the rise in STDs as infections are growing at a faster rate among young people compared to the rest of the population.   The