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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Sex Week

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'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…
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.”
'It's not about the absence of something... but I look forward to sex eventually, I guess'
Two young people talk to 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…
The Diaries: The woman in her 40s who has always shied away from relationships
“Sex! What’s that?…
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.
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 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.
'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.
The Diaries: The woman in her early 30s sleeping with a work colleague
“I’ve been seeing a guy for a few weeks now…
How many times a week? Sex in Ireland by the numbers
The facts (and figures) of life.
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.
WANTED: Your sex diaries
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