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#Lariam

# lariam - Saturday 10 June, 2017

'We have no future' - wives of defence forces march today over their spouses' working conditions
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# No Defence

'We have no future' - wives of defence forces march today over their spouses' working conditions

Jun 10th 2017, 9:15 AM 20,682 Views 89 Comments

Wives and Partners of the Defence Forces (WPDF) is set to march on the Department of Defence in Newbridge, Co Kildare, this afternoon.

# lariam - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Giving anti-malaria drug Lariam to Irish troops "beggars belief", says support group
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# Side Effects

Giving anti-malaria drug Lariam to Irish troops "beggars belief", says support group

Oct 19th 2016, 2:56 PM 14,561 Views 32 Comments

Support group Action Lariam for Irish Soldiers has said that the official policy on the drug needs to change.

# lariam - Thursday 13 October, 2016

FactCheck: Was Willie O'Dea really not aware of concerns over Lariam, while he was Minister?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Was Willie O'Dea really not aware of concerns over Lariam, while he was Minister?

Oct 13th 2016, 8:01 PM 18,698 Views 32 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD was asked four times by Vincent Browne, and four times denied that concerns were mentioned to him about the anti-malaria drug given to Irish troops.

# lariam - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Union says it's unlikely soldiers will fill in for gardaí during strike
# Garda Strike
# Garda Strike

Union says it's unlikely soldiers will fill in for gardaí during strike

Oct 4th 2016, 8:35 AM 10,466 Views 24 Comments

The proposed dates for the strike are November 4, 11, 18 and 25.

# lariam - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

New risk to drug used by soldiers not mentioned on watchdog website
# Lariam
# Lariam

New risk to drug used by soldiers not mentioned on watchdog website

Jun 3rd 2015, 3:16 PM 12,194 Views 4 Comments

A new possible side effect of Lariam, which is prescribed as an anti-malarial to members of the Defence Forces, was issued last year.

# lariam - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Shatter dismisses link between anti-malaria drug and soldiers' suicides
# Lariam
# Lariam

Shatter dismisses link between anti-malaria drug and soldiers' suicides

Jun 18th 2013, 3:20 PM 6,023 Views 43 Comments

The minister says an investigation has shown it is “extremely unlikely” that Lariam was linked to mental health concerns.

# lariam - Sunday 26 May, 2013

'Horror movie in a pill': Side-effects of Lariam worse than malaria
# Suicide
# Suicide

'Horror movie in a pill': Side-effects of Lariam worse than malaria

May 26th 2013, 8:45 AM 27,116 Views 51 Comments

A recent RTÉ investigation looks at the links between the anti-malarial and suicide.

# lariam - Saturday 9 June, 2012

No plans to discontinue use of anti-malarial Lariam in Defence Forces
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

No plans to discontinue use of anti-malarial Lariam in Defence Forces

Jun 9th 2012, 8:15 AM 5,723 Views 39 Comments

A small group of Irish soldiers are holding protests and bringing legal action over the use of Lariam in the Defence Forces. TheJournal.ie investigates.