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'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'
Kate McGrew on how the Covid-19 pandemic, legislation and stigma are making life more difficult for sex workers in Ireland.
Shamrock Rovers trio among nominees for SWAI awards
Jack Byrne, Alan Mannus and Stephen Bradley have been acknowledged for their achievements.
Dundalk, Rovers and Bohs honoured as nominees for prestigious LOI awards announced
Players and managers have been put forward for Personality of the Year and Goalkeeper of the Year.
‘I was hit over the head with a pint of Bulmers when I scored. I don't know where it came from’
Danny Mandroiu reflects on a successful June which has seen the 20-year-old named Player of the Month.
Jack Byrne continues flying start at Rovers with Player of the Month award
The midfielder scored three times across March and was included in Mick McCarthy’s Ireland squad.
Neville Southall handed over his Twitter to Irish sex workers last night and here's what they had to say
Yes, Neville Southall the former goalie.
Stephen Kenny named soccer writers' Personality of the Year
Shane Supple, meanwhile, was named Goalkeeper of the Year.
Dundalk dominate shortlists for end-of-season awards
Stephen Kenny is up against three of his former Lilywhites players for SWAI Personality of the Year.
Tributes paid to sex workers' rights campaigner Laura Lee after sudden death
Lee was an active campaigner advocating for the rights of sex workers.
Is Ireland boss Martin O'Neill out of the running for the Stoke job?
It has been confirmed that the manager will attend the annual Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland banquet tonight.
'I work because they are lonely': Sex workers describe the dangers of the trade at Christmas
Many sex workers face added dangers at Christmas time.
'Not many keepers receive these awards so I must have done something right'
Cork City’s FAI Cup final hero Mark McNulty has been named Player of the Month for November.
'I feel unsafe now I work alone': Inside the world of Ireland's sex workers
Buying sex is now illegal in Ireland – workers say they now feel scared and alone.
Cork City unsung hero scoops Player of the Month for April after their stunning start
Louth native Conor McCormack has been immense in defensive midfield for the Premier Division leaders.
Maguire flattered by Ireland reports as he scoops player of the month award
The in-form Cork City striker has been linked with a call-up for the friendly against Uruguay in Dublin in June.
'An historic day': It is now illegal to buy sex in Ireland
Not everyone is happy with the new legislation.
600 points in the Leaving Cert, a master's degree and two goals in this season's Champions League
Dundalk midfielder Robbie Benson spent five years studying at UCD but his move to full-time football could hardly have gone much better.
Richie Towell is the Irish Soccer Writers’ Personality of the Year for 2015
Meanwhile, the performances of Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers were also recognised.
Fagan turned down better offer from Paul Cook's Chesterfield to stick with Pat's
The PFAI Player of the Year met with the former Sligo Rovers manager but politely declined his offer.
Sex workers 'fear for their safety' if clients are criminalised
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'
Dane Massey and Dundalk are still taking the Premier Division title race one game at a time.
Sligo goal-machine Anthony Elding wins March award
The new man in the Showgrounds has scored six in his first six league games for the champions.
Sligo dominate SWAI award nominations
The Airtricity League champions have received four of the six nominations for SWAI Personality of the Year.
Sex workers concerned over 'indiscriminate nature' of brothel raids
Carrying out searches in “all known properties” and not just ones suspected of exploitation or trafficking is dangerous for independent sex workers, says SWAI.