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#Sex Week

# sex-week - Sunday 2 August, 2015

'When Irish women go to a strip show they forget about the Bible'

The stripping industry, like many other issues relating to sex, came up against the Catholic Church in the past.

The Diaries: The single 30-year-old man chatting to women online

“Chatting to a friend, she tells me about how she posts…

# sex-week - Saturday 1 August, 2015

The Diaries: The 20-something man going out with a transgender woman

“This morning woke up snuggling with my partner…

A transparent nightie and haybarn snogs: How TV brought sex to Ireland

“People were disgusted about Miley and Fidelma. They wouldn’t watch Glenroe any more.”

# sex-week - 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 TheJournal.ie about how they came to lead lives of chastity.

The Diaries: The 30-year-old mother who is about to get married

“I remembered that sex was due with Mr H…

# sex-week - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Playboy magazine - here's what Ireland was really missing all those years

It’s 20 years since Playboy first hit Irish shelves. Take a step back in time and have a look at its 1960s heyday.

# sex-week - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

The Diaries: The 20-something newlywed who has a lot of fantasies

“Woke up and tried to initiate morning sex…

An oasis of consent: My experience at Dublin's fetish club night

Just your regular Saturday night – but with more flogging and gimp masks.

# sex-week - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Sex with an ex: 'It was forbidden so maybe that's what made it so hot. I wanted him to want me again'

“It was incredible, very passionate but the next morning I felt weird.”

The Diaries: The single Irish man using Tinder in a foreign city

“I’m single so some of the time, it means not waking up to morning sex…”

A day in an STI clinic: Peter never got tested because 'he only sleeps with pretty girls'

Dr Aisling Loy tells us about a day in her Dublin clinic.

# sex-week - Monday 27 July, 2015

'Fancy a ride?': People tell us why and how they use Tinder

Our readers talk hooking up, finding love and REALLY bad dates.

The Diaries: The married man in his 30s trying for a child

“Came home from work around 10.30pm…

Open thread: Go on, tell us about your first time...

All the cool kids are doing it.

# sex-week - Sunday 26 July, 2015

The Diaries: The woman in her early 30s sleeping with a work colleague

“I’ve been seeing a guy for a few weeks now…

Ireland's Sex Shops: 'Everyone has a kink, they just might not know it yet'

We explore this rapidly changing area of retail in Ireland.

How many times a week? Sex in Ireland by the numbers

The facts (and figures) of life.

# sex-week - Monday 6 July, 2015

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