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# swai - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'
# Sex Work
# Sex Work

'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'

Sat 8:00 PM 46,918 Views 0 Comments

Kate McGrew on how the Covid-19 pandemic, legislation and stigma are making life more difficult for sex workers in Ireland.

# swai - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Shamrock Rovers trio among nominees for SWAI awards
# Recognition
From The42
# Recognition

Shamrock Rovers trio among nominees for SWAI awards

Dec 9th 2020, 10:27 AM 2,779 Views 3 Comments

Jack Byrne, Alan Mannus and Stephen Bradley have been acknowledged for their achievements.

# swai - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Dundalk, Rovers and Bohs honoured as nominees for prestigious LOI awards announced
# Stars Align
From The42
# Stars Align

Dundalk, Rovers and Bohs honoured as nominees for prestigious LOI awards announced

Dec 17th 2019, 6:47 PM 4,141 Views 1 Comment

Players and managers have been put forward for Personality of the Year and Goalkeeper of the Year.

# swai - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

‘I was hit over the head with a pint of Bulmers when I scored. I don't know where it came from’
# Drink To That
From The42
# Drink To That

‘I was hit over the head with a pint of Bulmers when I scored. I don't know where it came from’

Jul 9th 2019, 6:00 PM 32,016 Views 10 Comments

Danny Mandroiu reflects on a successful June which has seen the 20-year-old named Player of the Month.

# swai - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Jack Byrne continues flying start at Rovers with Player of the Month award
# League Of Ireland
From The42
# League Of Ireland

Jack Byrne continues flying start at Rovers with Player of the Month award

Apr 11th 2019, 2:58 PM 3,386 Views 4 Comments

The midfielder scored three times across March and was included in Mick McCarthy’s Ireland squad.

# swai - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Neville Southall handed over his Twitter to Irish sex workers last night and here's what they had to say
# Big Nev
From The Daily Edge
# Big Nev

Neville Southall handed over his Twitter to Irish sex workers last night and here's what they had to say

Mar 28th 2019, 4:00 PM 16,205 Views 3 Comments

Yes, Neville Southall the former goalie.

# swai - Friday 11 January, 2019

Stephen Kenny named soccer writers' Personality of the Year
# SWAI
From The42
# SWAI

Stephen Kenny named soccer writers' Personality of the Year

Jan 11th 2019, 9:28 PM 3,711 Views 1 Comment

Shane Supple, meanwhile, was named Goalkeeper of the Year.

# swai - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Dundalk dominate shortlists for end-of-season awards
# Nominees
From The42
# Nominees

Dundalk dominate shortlists for end-of-season awards

Dec 18th 2018, 12:57 PM 3,044 Views 3 Comments

Stephen Kenny is up against three of his former Lilywhites players for SWAI Personality of the Year.

# swai - Friday 9 February, 2018

Tributes paid to sex workers' rights campaigner Laura Lee after sudden death
# Tributes
# Tributes

Tributes paid to sex workers' rights campaigner Laura Lee after sudden death

Feb 9th 2018, 2:16 PM 49,863 Views 29 Comments

Lee was an active campaigner advocating for the rights of sex workers.

# swai - Friday 12 January, 2018

Is Ireland boss Martin O'Neill out of the running for the Stoke job?
# Fronting Up
From The42
# Fronting Up

Is Ireland boss Martin O'Neill out of the running for the Stoke job?

Jan 12th 2018, 12:05 PM 14,184 Views 25 Comments

It has been confirmed that the manager will attend the annual Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland banquet tonight.

# swai - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'I work because they are lonely': Sex workers describe the dangers of the trade at Christmas
# Dangers Of The Job
# Dangers Of The Job

'I work because they are lonely': Sex workers describe the dangers of the trade at Christmas

Dec 23rd 2017, 9:30 PM 71,292 Views 84 Comments

Many sex workers face added dangers at Christmas time.

# swai - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

'Not many keepers receive these awards so I must have done something right'
# Safe Pair Of Hands
From The42
# Safe Pair Of Hands

'Not many keepers receive these awards so I must have done something right'

Nov 21st 2017, 5:45 PM 4,332 Views 3 Comments

Cork City’s FAI Cup final hero Mark McNulty has been named Player of the Month for November.

# swai - Friday 2 June, 2017

'I feel unsafe now I work alone': Inside the world of Ireland's sex workers
# Don't Criminalise Me
# Don't Criminalise Me

'I feel unsafe now I work alone': Inside the world of Ireland's sex workers

Jun 2nd 2017, 12:05 AM 34,326 Views 170 Comments

Buying sex is now illegal in Ireland – workers say they now feel scared and alone.

# swai - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Cork City unsung hero scoops Player of the Month for April after their stunning start
# Recognition
From The42
# Recognition

Cork City unsung hero scoops Player of the Month for April after their stunning start

May 10th 2017, 12:26 PM 4,218 Views 10 Comments

Louth native Conor McCormack has been immense in defensive midfield for the Premier Division leaders.

# swai - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Maguire flattered by Ireland reports as he scoops player of the month award
# 24 Carat Gold
From The42
# 24 Carat Gold

Maguire flattered by Ireland reports as he scoops player of the month award

Apr 11th 2017, 2:54 PM 5,355 Views 7 Comments

The in-form Cork City striker has been linked with a call-up for the friendly against Uruguay in Dublin in June.

# swai - Monday 27 March, 2017

'An historic day': It is now illegal to buy sex in Ireland
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

'An historic day': It is now illegal to buy sex in Ireland

Mar 27th 2017, 2:57 PM 64,595 Views 161 Comments

Not everyone is happy with the new legislation.

# swai - Friday 9 September, 2016

600 points in the Leaving Cert, a master's degree and two goals in this season's Champions League
# Academic Ability
From The42
# Academic Ability

600 points in the Leaving Cert, a master's degree and two goals in this season's Champions League

Sep 9th 2016, 7:47 AM 56,977 Views 14 Comments

Dundalk midfielder Robbie Benson spent five years studying at UCD but his move to full-time football could hardly have gone much better.

# swai - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Richie Towell is the Irish Soccer Writers’ Personality of the Year for 2015
# Acclaim
From The42
# Acclaim

Richie Towell is the Irish Soccer Writers’ Personality of the Year for 2015

Jan 9th 2016, 9:38 AM 2,832 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the performances of Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers were also recognised.

# swai - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Fagan turned down better offer from Paul Cook's Chesterfield to stick with Pat's
# Staying Put
From The42
# Staying Put

Fagan turned down better offer from Paul Cook's Chesterfield to stick with Pat's

Nov 27th 2014, 12:45 PM 3,680 Views 1 Comment

The PFAI Player of the Year met with the former Sligo Rovers manager but politely declined his offer.

# swai - Friday 17 October, 2014

Sex workers 'fear for their safety' if clients are criminalised
# Nordic Model
# Nordic Model

Sex workers 'fear for their safety' if clients are criminalised

Oct 17th 2014, 9:56 PM 18,776 Views 55 Comments

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said she is “examining” legislation that would criminalise buying sex.

'If Bohs can do us a favour tonight, great - but we know what we have to do'
# Great Dane
From The42
# Great Dane

'If Bohs can do us a favour tonight, great - but we know what we have to do'

Oct 17th 2014, 8:37 AM 2,143 Views 3 Comments

Dane Massey and Dundalk are still taking the Premier Division title race one game at a time.

# swai - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Sligo goal-machine Anthony Elding wins March award
# Supporting LOI
From The42
# Supporting LOI

Sligo goal-machine Anthony Elding wins March award

Apr 10th 2013, 3:38 PM 709 Views 0 Comments

The new man in the Showgrounds has scored six in his first six league games for the champions.

# swai - Monday 17 December, 2012

Sligo dominate SWAI award nominations
# Airtricity League
From The42
# Airtricity League

Sligo dominate SWAI award nominations

Dec 17th 2012, 4:09 PM 663 Views 0 Comments

The Airtricity League champions have received four of the six nominations for SWAI Personality of the Year.

# swai - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Sex workers concerned over 'indiscriminate nature' of brothel raids
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Sex workers concerned over 'indiscriminate nature' of brothel raids

May 30th 2012, 2:14 PM 6,061 Views 66 Comments

Carrying out searches in “all known properties” and not just ones suspected of exploitation or trafficking is dangerous for independent sex workers, says SWAI.