Testing – Where to test

Dublin

Gay Men’s Health Service (GMHS).

The new GMHS service is based at Meath Primary Care Centre, Heytesbury Street, Dublin 8. D08 HX97 Tel: 01 9212730.

A list of HSE public health services can be found here https://www.sexualwellbeing.ie/sexual-health/hse-sti-services-in-ireland.html

 

For more information please visit https://www.hse.ie/eng/services/list/5/sexhealth/gmhs/

 

Outhouse

105 Capel Street Dublin 1.
Telephone: 01 873 4999 // Website: www.outhouse.ie

 

Third Saturday of every month:

GMHS in collaboration with Outhouse & Gay Switchboard Ireland.

This is an asymptomatic clinic i.e. If you have no symptoms but would like a routine check-up on your sexual health.

This clinic is for gay and bisexual men, MSM and transgender women.

This is a drop-in service. Places are limited and so patients are seen on a first-come-first-served basis.

The clinic opens at 1:30pm and will close at 3pm or when all places have been filled.

 

HIV Ireland

70 Eccles Street, Dublin 7.
Telephone: 01 8733799 // Website: www.hivireland.ie

 

Second & Fourth Wednesday of every month:

This service offers a full HIV & STI test.

This clinic is for all men and women.

This is a drop-in service. Places are limited and so patients are seen on a first-come-first-served basis.

The clinic opens at 1:30pm and will close at 3:30pm or when all places have been filled.

This is a free service.

 

KnowNow

Community Rapid HIV Testing, various locations.
Website: www.knownow.ie

 

The Dublin service will resume in September 2017.

 

This service offers a rapid HIV tests – results in 60 seconds.

This community project is primarily for gay and bisexual men, MSM and transgender women.

This is a drop-in service. Places are limited and so users are seen on a first-come-first-served basis. This is a free service.

 

 

St. James’s Hospital, GUIDE Clinic

James’s Street, Dublin 8.
Telephone: 01 4162315 // Website: www.guideclinic.ie

 

Walk-In:

Monday from 9am (Present at 8:00am for tickets),

Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30pm (Present from 9:00am for tickets and return in the afternoon for the clinic)

Appointment: (must be referred by a GP)

Fridays from 9am-1pm.

This service offers a full HIV & STI test.

This clinic is for all men and women.

 

Mater Misercordiae Hospital

Infectious Diseases Unit, Eccles Street, Dublin 7.
Telephone: 01 8032063

 

Appointment Only:

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 1.45pm – 6pm.

This service offers a full HIV & STI test.

This clinic is for all men and women.

This is a free service.

 

Beaumont Hospital

Department of Infectious Diseases, Beaumont, Dublin 9.
Telephone: 01 8093006

 

Thursday:

Walk-in or appointment from 10am to 12noon.

This service offers HIV testing only.

This clinic is for all men and women.

This is a free service.

Rest of Leinster

Carlow District Hospital,
Carlow

  • Telephone: 051 842646
  • By appointment only: Tuesdays 12.30pm 2.30pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Portlaoise STI Clinic,
St Fintan’s Hospital, Dublin Rd, Portlaoise, Co Laois

  • Telephone:  086 8591273
  • By appointment only: Tuesdays 5:15 – 6.30pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Midland Regional Hospital,
Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

  • Telephone: 086 416 9830
  • By appointment only: Thursdays 9:00am to 1:00pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Louth County Hospital,
GUM Clinic, Outpatients Dept, Dublin Rd, Dundalk, Co Louth

  • Telephone: 086 8241847
  • By appointment only: Tuesdays 2pm-5pm and Fridays 1.30pm -4.30pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital,
Drogheda, Co. Louth

  • Telephone: 086 824 1847
  • By appointment only: 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, 9:00am to 11:30am
  • How much: Free of charge
Munster

Mid-Western Regional Hospital,
Ennis, Co Clare

  • Telephone: 061 482382
  • By appointment only: Monday 9:30am
  • How much: Free of charge

 

South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital,
Old Blackrock Road, Cork

  • Telephone: 021 4966844
  • By appointment only: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 9am-12:30pm, Wednesday 2pm-4.30pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Youth Health Services,
Penrose House, Penrose Quay, Cork

  • Telephone: 021 4220490
  • Preferably by appointment: Tuesday & Friday 9am – 1pm
  • How much: Free of charge
  • For young people aged 21 and under

KNOWNOW CORK

 

KNOWNOW LIMERICK

University Hospital Limerick, Dooradoyle, Limerick

  • Telephone: 061 482382
  • By appointment only: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9am.  Thursdays 2pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Mid-Western Regional Hospital,
Nenagh, Co Tipperary

  • Telephone: 061 482382
  • By appointment only: Wednesday 2:30pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

South Tipperary General Hospital,
Clonmel, Co. Tipperary

  • Telephone: 051 842646
  • By appointment only: Wednesdays 2pm.
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Waterford Regional Hospital,
Waterford City

  • Telephone: 051 842646
  • By appointment only: Mondays 9am-11am and 2pm-3.30pm. Tuesday to Friday, 9am-11am
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Tralee Regional Hospital,
Tralee, Co Kerry

  • Telephone: 021 4966844
  • By appointment only: Every second Thursday
  • How much: Free of charge
Connaught

University College Hospital,
Infectious Disease Clinic, Newcastle Road, Galway

  • Telephone: 091 525 200
  • Walk in Clinic: Wednesday and Friday 8:50am
  • Appointments service: Monday from 2pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Portiuncla Hospital,
Ballinasloe, Co Galway

  • Telephone: 090 9648372
  • By appointment only: Thursday 2pm-5pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Mayo General Hospital,
Humbert Way, Castlebar, Co Mayo

  • Telephone: 094 9021733
  • By appointment only: Tuesdays 9.30-1pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

AIDS West Rapid HIV Testing
Teach Solais LGBT+ Resource Centre,
Merchants Road, Galway

  • Last Tuesday of each month
  • By appointment from 5:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Contact 091 566266 / info@aidswest.ie
  • Free of charge

 

Sligo Regional Hospital,
GUM Clinic, The Mall, Co Sligo

  • Telephone: 071 9170473
  • By appointment only: Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm
  • How much: Free of charge
Ulster

Letterkenny General Hospital,
GUM/STI Clinic, Letterkenny, Co Donegal

  • Telephone: 074 9123715
  • By appointment only: Thursday 5.30pm to 9pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Monaghan General Hospital,
GUM Clinic, Outpatients Dept, Monaghan, Co Monaghan

  • Telephone: 086 8241847
  • By appointment only. Tuesday 9am to 12:30pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Royal Group Hospital,
GUM Clinic, Level 3 Outpatients Dept, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BA

  • Telephone: 028 9063 6477/6483 (048 from ROI)
  • By appointment only: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday from 9am.
  • How much: Free of charge

 

The Rainbow Project,
LGBT Centre, 1st Flr, Old Memorial Hse, 9 -13 Waring Street, Belfast

  • Telephone: 028 9031 9030 for an appointment (048 from ROI)  
  • Website: www.rainbow-project.org
  • How much: Free of charge

 

The Rainbow Project,

in partnership with the Royal GUM clinic, organise free, confidential sexual health testing and support clinics at various community venues:

  • The Rainbow Project’s offices at the LGBT Centre
  • Pipeworks Sauna, Belfast
  • Outside Sauna, Belfast
  • Cage Sauna, Derry
  • The clinics operate a walk-in service (no appointment necessary). Check www.rainbow-project.org for scheduled dates/times.

 

Portadown Health and Care Centre Clinical Zone,
Ground Floor, Tavanagh Ave, Portadown, Armagh

  • Telephone: 028 3083 4215 (048 from ROI)
  • By appointment only: Nurse-led clinic on Tuesday 9am to 4pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Causeway Hospital, GUM Clinic,
Outpatients Department 2, 4 Newbridge Road, Coleraine, BT52 1HS

  • Telephone: 028 7034 6028 / 7872 (048 from ROI)
  • Walk in clinic: Tuesday evenings, register by 5pm and Friday afternoons, register by 1:30pm
  • Appointments services: Nurse-led clinic Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9:30am – 12:30pm.
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Altnagelvin Area Hospital,
Anderson House, Glenshane Road, Derry BT47 1SB

  • Telephone:  028 7161 1269 (048 from ROI)
  • By appointment only: Monday 9:30am – 11:30am & 4pm – 7pm, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9:30am – 11:30am & 1:30pm – 4pm, Friday 9:30am – 11:30am
  • How much: Free of charge for residents of the North. People coming from the Republic of Ireland would be charged £205.

 

Tyrone County Hospital,
Sexual Health Clinic, Outpatients Dept, Omagh, BT79 0AP

  • Telephone: 028 8283 3189 (048 from ROI)
  • By appointment only: Wednesday 1pm – 6pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Down Hospital,
Sexual Health Clinic, Outpatients Dept, 2 Struell Wells Road, Downpatrick, BT30 6RL

Telephone: 028 4483 8133 (048 from ROI)

  • By appointment only: Monday 9am-12pm; Wednesday 3:30pm – 6:30pm & Friday 8:30am – 12pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

Bangor Community Hospital,
Castle Street, Bangor, County Down

  • Telephone: 028 4483 8133 (048 from ROI)
  • By appointment only: Nurse-led clinic on Monday 9am to 12pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

John Mitchell Place Health Centre,
GUM Clinic, Hill Street, Newry, BT34 2BU, Co Down

  • Telephone: 028 3083 4215 (048 from ROI)
  • By appointment only: Monday 2pm – 5:30pm; Wednesday & Friday 9am – 12:30pm
  • How much: Free of charge

 

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