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#sex education

# sex-education - Monday 7 October, 2019

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

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

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

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?

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, 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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

# sex-education - Thursday 10 May, 2018

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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'

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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'

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

# sex-education - Sunday 7 January, 2018

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

# sex-education - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Poll: When is the right time to explain where babies come from? Sex Education This post contains a poll

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

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

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

# sex-education - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

This eighties Irish sex education video is unbearably cringey

“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

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

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

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

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

# sex-education - Sunday 26 July, 2015

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

The Hardest Sex Ed Quiz Ever

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

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

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

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

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

# sex-education - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Young people will see online porn – shouldn't we help them interpret it?

Rapidly advancing technology means children will be confronted by pornography online at some point. How should we help them to interpret what they see?

# sex-education - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Irish people are sharing their bleak, bleak tales of Sex Ed on Twitter Irish Sex Ed

Irish people are sharing their bleak, bleak tales of Sex Ed on Twitter

Nuns, Eurotrash and Queen all make an appearance.

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