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#Age of Consent

# age-of-consent - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Teacher who had sex with 16-year-old student she believed was above age of consent is jailed for one year

The woman was given a three-year term with the final two suspended.

# age-of-consent - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

France to set legal age of sexual consent at 15

The issue was raised after lawmakers said French laws allowed two men to escape rape charges.

# age-of-consent - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Varadkar says children need to be protected from predators online

The digital age of consent in Ireland is 13.

# age-of-consent - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Confirmed: It's going to be illegal to purchase the services of a sex worker

The age of consent is also to remain at 17.

# age-of-consent - Friday 17 October, 2014

Age of consent should stay at 17 but two year leeway suggested

That’s according to a report from the Oireachtas Justice Committee published yesterday.

# age-of-consent - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

RCNI strongly disagrees with lowering the age of consent

Lowering of the age of consent from 17 to 16 is being discussed by ministers today.

Poll: Should we lower the age of consent in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we lower the age of consent in Ireland?

Cabinet is expected to discuss lowering the age of consent to sex from 17 to 16. Do you agree with this?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# age-of-consent - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Poll: Should Ireland lower the age of consent? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland lower the age of consent?

It’s reported this morning that the government will next week consider laws reducing the age from 17 to 16. Should it?

# age-of-consent - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Norris issues wide-ranging public letter to clarify stance on issues

Senator David Norris attempts to clarify his stance on pederasty and other issues, in light of a reprinted Daily Mail interview.

# age-of-consent - Friday 31 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: New Year’s Eve

Bertie Ahern announces his plans to step down from politics; The government considers lowering the age of consent; and water restrictions are eased in some parts of the country for New Year’s Eve.