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# sex-education - Thursday 29 April, 2021

New Catholic school sex education programme not in line with Government policy, says Tánaiste

New Catholic school sex education programme not in line with Government policy, says Tánaiste

Apr 29th 2021, 1:55 PM 46,401 Views 76 Comments

Róisín Shortall said the transfer of patronage was ‘a snail-paced programme’.

# sex-education - Saturday 7 March, 2020

Catholic group that taped students together in sex ed talks develops presentation for primary schools
# Pure In Heart
# Pure In Heart

Catholic group that taped students together in sex ed talks develops presentation for primary schools

Mar 7th 2020, 7:30 AM 118,525 Views 168 Comments

Teenagers have previously spoken to TheJournal.ie about the presentations in secondary schools – in one case a group was told condoms fail one in six times.

# sex-education - Monday 7 October, 2019

Lynn Ruane: 'We can't keep failing young people with inadequate sex education'
# Column
# Column

Lynn Ruane: 'We can't keep failing young people with inadequate sex education'

Oct 7th 2019, 6:30 AM 12,677 Views 53 Comments

We are hopefully moving towards a country with a more positive attitude to sex and relationships.

# sex-education - Monday 1 July, 2019

Concerns raised over 'limited' access to appropriate sex education for Irish kids
# Istanbul Convention
# Istanbul Convention

Concerns raised over 'limited' access to appropriate sex education for Irish kids

Jul 1st 2019, 6:15 AM 8,688 Views 28 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has set out its recommendations for key priority actions for the State.

# sex-education - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Parents' protest leads to Dublin school cancelling plans for Catholic agency to offer sex education
# Educate Together
# Educate Together

Parents' protest leads to Dublin school cancelling plans for Catholic agency to offer sex education

Jun 8th 2019, 4:20 PM 33,492 Views 76 Comments

Parents had objected to a religious agency offering education at a multi-denominational Educate Together school.

# sex-education - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

FactCheck: Will children aged 4 and under be taught about masturbation if the sex education bill becomes law?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Will children aged 4 and under be taught about masturbation if the sex education bill becomes law?

May 21st 2019, 12:05 AM 68,649 Views 53 Comments

The claim was made by a Renua local election candidate.

# sex-education - Sunday 12 May, 2019

In Russia, men and women are turning to sex coaches to get over Soviet-era taboos
# Sex Education
# Sex Education

In Russia, men and women are turning to sex coaches to get over Soviet-era taboos

May 12th 2019, 5:00 PM 42,802 Views 25 Comments

Sex, as a subject, remains largely an unmentionable in Russia.

# sex-education - Monday 29 April, 2019

Irish government to consider similar legislation to UK 'porn block' law
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Irish government to consider similar legislation to UK 'porn block' law

Apr 29th 2019, 6:10 AM 24,861 Views 56 Comments

From July pornography sites will be required to have robust age-verification systems in place for UK users.

# sex-education - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

External agencies providing sex ed in schools to be regulated in recommended radical overhaul
# Overhaul
# Overhaul

External agencies providing sex ed in schools to be regulated in recommended radical overhaul

Jan 29th 2019, 12:05 AM 12,985 Views 89 Comments

A report launching today calls for a radical overhaul of how sex education is taught in both primary and secondary schools.

# sex-education - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Opinion: Let's talk about sex and pornography - like adults do
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Let's talk about sex and pornography - like adults do

Dec 18th 2018, 7:00 AM 28,508 Views 44 Comments

Now is the time for a mature and sensible discussion about sex and porn. We really need mandatory modern sex education introduced in schools too, writes Caroline West.

# sex-education - Saturday 29 September, 2018

First-born children more likely than younger siblings to learn about sex from parents
# Sex Education
# Sex Education

First-born children more likely than younger siblings to learn about sex from parents

Sep 29th 2018, 6:00 AM 6,747 Views 2 Comments

The order in which children are born may play a significant role in how they learn about sex, especially for boys.

# sex-education - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Minister on bishop's comments: 'Contraception is fact of life now for women'
# Bishop Of Elphin
# Bishop Of Elphin

Minister on bishop's comments: 'Contraception is fact of life now for women'

Aug 8th 2018, 6:20 AM 17,160 Views 38 Comments

Mary Mitchell O’Conner said she agreed with the health minister that religion should not determine health and social policy in Ireland.

# sex-education - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography
# Sex Ed
# Sex Ed

Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography

Aug 7th 2018, 3:45 PM 28,187 Views 64 Comments

A new survey finds that 53% of boys in Ireland first watched porn under the age of 13.

# sex-education - Thursday 5 July, 2018

'Like rabbits caught in headlights': Catholic schools head says sex ed has not moved with the times
# Sex Education
# Sex Education

'Like rabbits caught in headlights': Catholic schools head says sex ed has not moved with the times

Jul 5th 2018, 11:45 AM 13,603 Views 48 Comments

TDs and Senators pressed on if elements of sex education would be left out of the curriculum in Catholic schools.

# sex-education - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Government to provide more free condoms to tackle crisis pregnancies
# Free Contraception
# Free Contraception

Government to provide more free condoms to tackle crisis pregnancies

May 16th 2018, 6:37 PM 24,846 Views 95 Comments

Consideration is also being given to the extension of the provision of the morning-after pill.

# sex-education - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Like the rest of us, Saoirse Ronan received some pretty dodgy sex education at school
# On Chesil Beach
From The Daily Edge
# On Chesil Beach

Like the rest of us, Saoirse Ronan received some pretty dodgy sex education at school

May 10th 2018, 6:38 PM 6,503 Views 0 Comments

Saoirse Ronan had to pay 20c for every bit of info she wanted to know about sex.

# sex-education - Monday 7 May, 2018

'The only thing I remember about sex education was STIs': Young people have their say on sex education
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

'The only thing I remember about sex education was STIs': Young people have their say on sex education

May 7th 2018, 8:00 PM 8,997 Views 34 Comments

Recent survey results from Youth Work Ireland have shown how recent events like the #MeToo movement have changed the conversation around sex.

# sex-education - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Coveney: 'Sex education isn't about religion. The State must ensure young people get the facts'
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

Coveney: 'Sex education isn't about religion. The State must ensure young people get the facts'

May 5th 2018, 7:00 AM 8,309 Views 42 Comments

He said young people today are exposed to much more explicit forms of pornography and sexual content than any generation before them.

# sex-education - Monday 23 April, 2018

Poll: Is online pornography a 'useful' way to learn about sex?
# Online
# Online

Poll: Is online pornography a 'useful' way to learn about sex?

Apr 23rd 2018, 8:53 AM 25,842 Views 101 Comments

A new survey suggests that around one in five young people feel that it is a useful way to find out about sex.

# sex-education - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Here's how Twitter reacted to Fianna Fail's opposition to the sex education bill
# Sex Education Bill
From The Daily Edge
# Sex Education Bill

Here's how Twitter reacted to Fianna Fail's opposition to the sex education bill

Apr 19th 2018, 6:55 PM 3,775 Views 0 Comments

Some politicians seem to be stuck in 1971

# sex-education - Friday 13 April, 2018

Varadkar condemns list in Cork school that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'
# Mallow
# Mallow

Varadkar condemns list in Cork school that said 'the girls with the most number of ticks will get raped'

Apr 13th 2018, 5:15 PM 32,298 Views 119 Comments

The list proves the need to modernise our sexual education in schools, the Taoiseach said.

# sex-education - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'
# Let's Talk About Sex
# Let's Talk About Sex

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'

Apr 4th 2018, 7:00 PM 18,288 Views 123 Comments

Proposed legislation seeks to remove religious ethos from sex education in schools.

9 things that won't be included in the new sex education curriculum
# Sex Education
From The Daily Edge
# Sex Education

9 things that won't be included in the new sex education curriculum

Apr 4th 2018, 6:29 PM 11,319 Views 2 Comments

You can’t teach someone to be prepared for when Mambo No. 5 accidentally comes on shuffle.

# sex-education - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Minister orders full review of sex education in schools
# Sex Education
# Sex Education

Minister orders full review of sex education in schools

Apr 3rd 2018, 7:18 AM 18,266 Views 69 Comments

Richard Bruton is due to address the annual conference of the ASTI teachers’ union this morning.

# sex-education - Friday 9 March, 2018

Government considering the roll-out of free contraception
# The Pill
# The Pill

Government considering the roll-out of free contraception

Mar 9th 2018, 1:12 PM 36,377 Views 100 Comments

Minister Harris said work to consider the costs and other implications is continuing within his department.

# sex-education - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Former footballer Richie Sadlier is winning praise for talking about consent classes on The Ray D'Arcy Show
# Yasssss
From The Daily Edge
# Yasssss

Former footballer Richie Sadlier is winning praise for talking about consent classes on The Ray D'Arcy Show

Jan 7th 2018, 9:34 AM 7,824 Views 4 Comments

Something all schools could benefit from.

# sex-education - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Poll: When is the right time to explain where babies come from?
# Sex Education
# Sex Education

Poll: When is the right time to explain where babies come from?

Dec 12th 2017, 5:53 PM 881 Views 1 Comment

A new report has called for better, more inclusive sex education.

# sex-education - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Young people want better sex education, gender-neutral toilets and LGBTI history taught in schools
# Equality
# Equality

Young people want better sex education, gender-neutral toilets and LGBTI history taught in schools

Dec 9th 2017, 6:00 AM 20,701 Views 222 Comments

Young people who took part in the consultation want to see the normalisation of ‘non-traditional relationships’.

# sex-education - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Jeremy Kyle got schooled on sex education this morning and everyone's morts for him
# Baby One More Time
From The Daily Edge
# Baby One More Time

Jeremy Kyle got schooled on sex education this morning and everyone's morts for him

Aug 15th 2017, 5:18 PM 8,458 Views 0 Comments

The shoe’s on the other foot, for once.

# sex-education - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Opinion: 'There is a massive avoidance of LGBT+ sex on the curriculum for sex ed'
# Sex Education
# Sex Education

Opinion: 'There is a massive avoidance of LGBT+ sex on the curriculum for sex ed'

Mar 30th 2017, 6:30 AM 554 Views 115 Comments

Ireland needs to be more proactive around the area of sex education for LGBT+ teens, writes Cionnaith Ó Duibhir.

# sex-education - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Large increase in under-16s having children, but decline in overall teenage birthrate
# Teenage Pregnancies
# Teenage Pregnancies

Large increase in under-16s having children, but decline in overall teenage birthrate

Jun 1st 2016, 9:48 AM 18,496 Views 59 Comments

The teenage birthrate has decreased by 60% since 2001.

# sex-education - Thursday 10 March, 2016

'I had sex with 40 women... I never did use condoms': Call for increased sex-ed in care homes
# Staying Safe
# Staying Safe

'I had sex with 40 women... I never did use condoms': Call for increased sex-ed in care homes

Mar 10th 2016, 4:52 PM 34,439 Views 24 Comments

A series of reports produced by Tusla and the HSE has found a need for a boost in sex education.

# sex-education - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

This 1980s Catholic Irish sex education video for girls is beyond parody
# God Knows What's Best
From The Daily Edge
# God Knows What's Best

This 1980s Catholic Irish sex education video for girls is beyond parody

Dec 30th 2015, 9:22 AM 17,791 Views 2 Comments

“Some people might call it a John Willy.”

# sex-education - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

This Italian porn star has offered to teach sex education in schools

This Italian porn star has offered to teach sex education in schools

Dec 23rd 2015, 6:52 PM 26,749 Views 47 Comments

Rocco Siffredi, known as the ‘Italian stallion’, said his industry has become a way to learn about sex for young people.

This eighties Irish sex education video is unbearably cringey
# Lovemaking
From The Daily Edge
# Lovemaking

This eighties Irish sex education video is unbearably cringey

Dec 23rd 2015, 6:24 PM 12,889 Views 10 Comments

“Everything is based on love”.

# sex-education - Sunday 11 October, 2015

We need to create a solution to abortion. Children as young as 8 need to get sex education in school
# Opinion
# Opinion

We need to create a solution to abortion. Children as young as 8 need to get sex education in school

Oct 11th 2015, 8:00 AM 17,841 Views 139 Comments

A lot of people will consider what I’m suggesting controversial, ridiculous or pointless – but we need to create real solutions to real problems and bring the number of abortions down, writes Liadan O’Connor.

# sex-education - Friday 7 August, 2015

'I'd dump a girl if she had pubic hair': what teens think about sex
# Wax On Wax Off
From The Daily Edge
# Wax On Wax Off

'I'd dump a girl if she had pubic hair': what teens think about sex

Aug 7th 2015, 11:34 AM 11,591 Views 11 Comments

“It’s proper complicated, a fanny, ain’t it?”

# sex-education - Sunday 26 July, 2015

The Hardest Sex Ed Quiz Ever
# Sex Cells
From The Daily Edge
# Sex Cells

The Hardest Sex Ed Quiz Ever

Jul 26th 2015, 6:00 PM 22,827 Views 12 Comments

Are you fully versed in the birds and bees? Take the test.

# sex-education - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Teenagers are having a lot fewer children than they used to
# Sex Education
# Sex Education

Teenagers are having a lot fewer children than they used to

May 30th 2015, 12:32 PM 21,043 Views 65 Comments

There has been a 60% decline since 2001 in the number of 15- to 19-year-olds having children.

# sex-education - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

A teenage girl was suspended for these incredibly spot-on answers to a sex ed quiz
# An Education
From The Daily Edge
# An Education

A teenage girl was suspended for these incredibly spot-on answers to a sex ed quiz

May 5th 2015, 7:39 PM 15,276 Views 5 Comments

“Condoms are gross, I hate them.” “So are babies.”

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