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Friday 27 January 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# SpunOut

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# Education Minister
Leaving Cert exams most likely to start on 29 July, Joe McHugh says
McHugh said that if there is a Plan B for the Leaving Cert, it will be made during the first week in June.
# Gender Quotas
'Deeply, deeply misogynistic': Women share their experiences of life in politics
Just 27 of Ireland’s 166 TDs are female, but are gender quotas the best way to increase this figure?
# ditch the monkey
Inspiring Irish animation urges you to be aware of negative thoughts
The cartoons are aimed at promoting positive mental health.
# notanaprilfools
Not An April Fool: NGOs share unbelievable facts
A dozen non-governmental organisations tweeted on the topics of homelessness, emigration, and adult literacy.
# doggy style
Our favourite threesomes ever
It IS the magic number after all. With bonus Johnny Logan.
# SpunOut
HSE asks to consider 'appropriateness' of threesomes article
Meanwhile, Health Minister James Reilly said that he felt that the threesomes information was not appropriate for the State to put out there.
Deputy Mulherin: Website's advice on threesomes is 'far from healthy'
The Fine Gael deputy said that “healthy, well adjusted” young people were not looking to have sex with someone they had no feelings for.
# Sexuality
Youth charity defends advice on threesomes after TD's complaint
SpunOut says the reality is that young people have sex, so it is better to educate them with responsible information.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the HSE fund charities offering sex advice to teens?
A Fine Gael TD has raised opposition to HSE funding for SpunOut, a youth information charity which offers advice on threesomes.
# Referendum
Referendum website's 'Like' button illustrated bias for Yes vote
The Supreme Court delivers its full ruling into why the Government’s website for the Children’s Referendum was not impartial.
# Referendum
Children’s Referendum website corrected after omitting part of amendment
The government’s scaled-down version of needed amending this evening after it omitted part of the referendum being held on Saturday.
# Referendum
Minister: Government acted "in good faith" on referendum information
Children’s minister Frances Fitzgerald says the Office of the Attorney General gave legal advice on the website and booklet.
# Referendum
Supreme Court says Government's Referendum site 'not fair, equal or impartial'
The Supreme Court says the government’s literature is not impartial, and therefore an inappropriate use of public money.
# Referendum
Children vote on... children's referendum (They went for 'Yes')
Five youth organisations give test poll to those not entitled to vote – but whose lives are most likely to be affected by the outcome.
# Safe sex
Free condoms as Dubliners urged to 'Just Carry One'
Free condoms = safe sex, says national youth charity.