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# sex-laws - 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 64,863 Views 162 Comments

Not everyone is happy with the new legislation.

# sex-laws - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

'This approach will not help victims of trafficking': Groups at odds as sex bill passes final stage
# Sex Laws
# Sex Laws

'This approach will not help victims of trafficking': Groups at odds as sex bill passes final stage

Feb 15th 2017, 7:09 AM 19,491 Views 154 Comments

The new laws criminalise the purchase of sexual services in Ireland.

# sex-laws - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

'It's not working': Sex worker challenges new laws in court
# Belfast
# Belfast

'It's not working': Sex worker challenges new laws in court

Sep 28th 2016, 12:54 PM 19,769 Views 169 Comments

Campaigners want to protect those who choose to be sex workers and not put them in harm’s way.

# sex-laws - Friday 8 April, 2016

Poll: Is it time to make paying for sex a criminal offence in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is it time to make paying for sex a criminal offence in Ireland?

Apr 8th 2016, 9:55 AM 28,959 Views 120 Comments

Legislation for such an action has been in the pipeline for some time, but has never been enacted.

# sex-laws - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Why is the world's 29th richest person funding a campaign by Irish sex workers?
# George Soros
# George Soros

Why is the world's 29th richest person funding a campaign by Irish sex workers?

Dec 23rd 2015, 6:10 AM 25,839 Views 44 Comments

Billionaire investor and activist George Soros is backing the Sex Workers Alliance Ireland.

# sex-laws - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Sex workers marched on Leinster House tonight
# Sex Laws
# Sex Laws

Sex workers marched on Leinster House tonight

Dec 17th 2015, 7:37 PM 40,088 Views 89 Comments

The group held a vigil to oppose new laws criminalising those who pay for sex.

# sex-laws - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Man who had sex with his 'mentally impaired' cousin has sentence cut on appeal
# Courts
# Courts

Man who had sex with his 'mentally impaired' cousin has sentence cut on appeal

Dec 10th 2015, 8:42 PM 24,986 Views 23 Comments

He had been sentenced to five years, but will now serve 18 months.

# sex-laws - Monday 1 June, 2015

The North's strict new sex laws have kicked in. What does that mean for the Republic?
# Paying For Sex
# Paying For Sex

The North's strict new sex laws have kicked in. What does that mean for the Republic?

Jun 1st 2015, 7:30 AM 28,664 Views 60 Comments

There are warnings the new laws will make Dublin and the border counties more attractive for pimps and traffickers.

# sex-laws - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

"Pimps may look south" warning, as Stormont votes to criminalise paying for sex
# Sex Laws
# Sex Laws

"Pimps may look south" warning, as Stormont votes to criminalise paying for sex

Oct 21st 2014, 9:20 AM 8,125 Views 42 Comments

Northern Ireland is the first part of the UK to support the measure, which makes it illegal to obtain sexual services for payment.