Health & Fitness

Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst says she is HIV positive

Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst says she is HIV positive

(Reuters) – Conchita Wurst, the bearded Austrian drag queen who became a gay rights icon after winning the Eurovision Song Contest in 2014, said in an Instagram post late on Sunday that she is HIV-positive. “I have been HIV-positive for many years,” the 29-year-old pop singer, aka Tom Neuwirth, told her nearly 300,000 followers, adding […]

PrEP Awareness Campaign, PrEPLoveLife, set to increase awareness of HIV medication

PrEP Awareness Campaign, PrEPLoveLife, set to increase awareness of HIV medication

PrEPLoveLife is a campaign recently launched to increase awareness of HIV medication, PrEP. The medication has been shown to reduce risk of HIV transmission by over 85%. Ireland has 500 new cases of HIV each year, which is out of sync with other countries where increased access to PrEP has led to significant falls, and campaign […]

Easter Holidays Abroad – last chance to vaccinate

Easter Holidays Abroad – last chance to vaccinate

If you are planning on travelling abroad during the Easter holidays, then don’t forget your vaccinations! In many countries around the world, vaccine preventable diseases are still common. Vaccination before travel is imperative to ensure global public health, and to help you stay healthy during and after your travels.

Funding for Docu-Makers: NUIG Host ‘Science on Screen’ 2018 Info Day

Funding for Docu-Makers: NUIG Host ‘Science on Screen’ 2018 Info Day

Calling all documentary makers: Can research cure a broken heart? CÚRAM, the SFI Centre for Research in Medical Devices at NUI Galway and Galway Film Centre are offering funding to filmmakers interested in producing a documentary that engages with research into cardiovascular illnesses and stroke, currently underway at CÚRAM. The ‘Science on Screen’ 2018 Information […]

Out Now! EILE Magazine’s February Edition FREE To Read Or Download!

Out Now! EILE Magazine’s February Edition FREE To Read Or Download!

Welcome to the February 2018 issue of EILE Magazine! In this month’s edition, we have US-based Payson Lewis and Vermillion Road as our musical guests, and a bit of retro with a review of one of Billie Holiday’s albums. We have news of an LGBT-themed film called As The Sun Rises coming up in 2018, by writer […]

FGG sponsors first-ever NFL ‘Inclusion Party’ on eve of Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis

FGG sponsors first-ever NFL ‘Inclusion Party’ on eve of Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis

Returning to Minneapolis for the first time since the FGG Board held its mid-year meeting there in 2017, FGG Co-President Sean Fitzgerald and former Co-President Kurt Dahl attended the inaugural Super Bowl Inclusion Party, hosted by National Football Alumnus and Gay Games Ambassador Esera Tuaolo. Held on 31 January, over 500 diverse community members gathered, and […]

Girl power walkers wanted for Kerry adventure

Girl power walkers wanted for Kerry adventure

Groups of female friends with walking boots are being sought for an inspirational three-day adventure in the Dingle Peninsula, where the fun will help raise vital funds for butterfly skin charity, Debra Ireland. Running from May 18th to 20th, Debra’s Kerry Challenge includes three days of trekking though the beautiful Dingle Peninsula (up to 25km […]