Sexual/Mental Health

List of Mental Health and Sexual Health Resources.

  • GOSHH – Gender, Orientation, Sexual Health, HIV, Limerick.
  • Man 2 Man– Sexual health information for men who have sex with men.
  • Open Heart House– An innovative culturally diverse project which challenges the social stigma and associated isolation of living with HIV through peer support.
  • Gay Doctors Ireland– GDI is a social and educational group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans (LGBT) and allied doctors and medical students in Ireland.
  • Gay Health Network– Gay Men’s Health Project.
  • Your Sexual Health– HSE’s website on sexual health, providing information about maintaining good sexual health, Sexually transmitted infections (STIs, sometimes called STDs) and safer sex.
  • Lesbian Health– The facts about lesbian health.
  • Johnny – Promoting the health and well being of gay and bisexual men.
  • National Office for Suicide Prevention – Information resource on suicide prevention and mental health.
  • Dublin Aids Alliance – Working to improve conditions for people living with, or affected by, HIV/AIDS.
  • The Well Woman Centre– Information on women’s health.


STI screening is free of charge and confidential at any of the following locations. Except where stated, all clinics are for the general population.

Listed by Region:

GUIDE Clinic, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin 8, 01 4162 315
(Young Persons Only clinic on Thursdays)
MaterHospital, Dublin 7, 01 8032 063
GMHS Clinic for men who have sex with men and transgender people only
Baggot St Hospital, Dublin 4, 01 6699 553

Outpatients Dept, Louth County Hospital, Dundalk, 086 8241847
Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda – 086 8241847

Outpatients Dept, Monaghan Hospital, 086 824 1847

Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar, Co Westmeath, 086 416 9830

St Fintan’s Hospital, Portlaoise, Co Laois, 086 859 1273

South Infirmary, Victoria Hospital, Cork City, 021 4966 844
Youth Health Service, Cork City, 076- 1084150

General Hospital, Tralee, Co. Kerry, c/o 021 4966 844

Regional Hospital, Waterford City, 051 842 646 (By appointment only)

District Hospital, Carlow, c/o 051 842 646 (By appointment only and clinic is held on alternative Tuesdays)

South Tipperary Hospital, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, c/o 051 842 646 (By appointment only and clinic is held on alternative Wednesdays)
General Hospital, Nenagh, Co Tipperrary, c/o 061 482382

Regional Hospital, Limerick City, 061 482 382

General Hospital, Ennis, Co. Clare, c/o 061 482 382

University Hospital, Galway City, 091 525 200
Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway 090 9648 372 (extension 676)

General Hospital, Castlebar, Co. Mayo,   094 90 21733 (Extension 3076 – Tues am only and Ext 3501 – Mon, Wed, Thurs, Friday)

Regional Hospital, Sligo Town, 071 9170 473

General Hospital, Letterkenny, Co Donegal, 074 91 23715

Gay Men’s Health Service (GMHS)

GMHS promotes sexual health among gay, bisexual and men who have sex with men, through counselling and STI clinical services. A community-based multidisciplinary project team of medical and support staff provide free STI clinical services MSM and Trans people.

Every Tuesday and Wednesday, Doors open 5.00pm to 6.30pm at Baggot St Hospital, Dublin 4.
This is a Walk-in, no appointment clinic. If you have symptoms or have concerns or need PEP please arrive before 6pm.

Counselling services also at Outhouse, LGBT Centre, 105 Capel St. Dublin

Women’s Health Project – Women in prostitution
The Women’s Health Project was established in 1991, as part of the HIV/AIDS prevention strategy. The project, based in Baggot Street Clinic 19 Haddington Rd, Dublin 4, provides an accessible drop-in service, open in the evenings and weekends. A full sexual health screening and counselling service is available including HIV and Hepatitis A, B and C testing, vaccinations, smears, counselling, contraception, pregnancy testing and advice, support, referral and education. Additional services include a methadone and needle exchange programme. All services, including drugs and condoms, are free.

Student Health STI Services

Health centres in third level institutions provide an ideal opportunity to target an at-risk population for the promotion of safe sexual practices and STI screening. Consultations are free or are subsidised by the colleges.

General Practitioners

General practitioners with their practice or specialist nurses have an important role to play in both preventative and treatment services. Prevention is facilitated through general health information, medical advice, and contraceptive advice and provision. Screening, diagnostic and treatment services may also be offered through general practitioners.

Well-Woman Clinics and Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA)

The Well-Woman clinics and the IFPA both provide STI screening for men and women. The full range of services provided by the IFPA and DWW can be found on their websites.

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