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# abstinence - Friday 31 July, 2015

'It's not about the absence of something... but I look forward to sex eventually, I guess'

Two young people talk to about how they came to lead lives of chastity.

# abstinence - Friday 21 November, 2014

Amazingly, boozy students don't really care about their health

Only 9% of students asked said they would reduce their alcohol consumption due to an awareness of medical consequences.

# abstinence - Thursday 22 May, 2014

From The42 'It's impossible not to cross a bikini in Brazil, but looking doesn't hurt' World Cup 2014

'It's impossible not to cross a bikini in Brazil, but looking doesn't hurt'

For Miguel Herrera and his boys it is a case of ‘No World Cup sex please, we’re Mexicans’.

# abstinence - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Students taped together by wrists in sex education talk by Catholic group

“We were told how ‘god loves sex’,” one student said. “However it was implied that is only after marriage.”

# abstinence - Friday 29 March, 2013

Column: What is it about Good Friday? Can we not enjoy one night without alcohol?

Today is one of two days of the year when alcohol cannot be sold or purchased. In an almost post-apocalyptic scene, people rush to stock up the day before so that they aren’t left short and so they can get through their Friday night, but what’s that say about us as a society, asks Kathryn Reilly.

# abstinence - Friday 1 June, 2012

Cigarettes and alcohol: less experimenting, more abstinence by Irish teens

Plus, a significant drop in illicit drug use has brought Irish teens in line with their European counterparts.

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