We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.


This year
Review into sex work law to be published later this year, four years after initial deadline
Sex workers sent death threats after replying to text scam
Very few crimes against sex workers are reported to gardaí, an advocacy group said.
A number of people were threatened with physical or sexual violence
Foreign-national sex workers were targeted by the scam
"The texts and calls turned violent, people saying things like they were going to have a hitman kill them."
Still no sign of review into sex work law - over three years after it was due to be published
All time
'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'
Shamrock Rovers trio among nominees for SWAI awards
Dundalk, Rovers and Bohs honoured as nominees for prestigious LOI awards announced
‘I was hit over the head with a pint of Bulmers when I scored. I don't know where it came from’
Jack Byrne continues flying start at Rovers with Player of the Month award
Neville Southall handed over his Twitter to Irish sex workers last night and here's what they had to say
Stephen Kenny named soccer writers' Personality of the Year
Dundalk dominate shortlists for end-of-season awards
Tributes paid to sex workers' rights campaigner Laura Lee after sudden death
Is Ireland boss Martin O'Neill out of the running for the Stoke job?
'I work because they are lonely': Sex workers describe the dangers of the trade at Christmas
'Not many keepers receive these awards so I must have done something right'
'I feel unsafe now I work alone': Inside the world of Ireland's sex workers
Cork City unsung hero scoops Player of the Month for April after their stunning start
Maguire flattered by Ireland reports as he scoops player of the month award
'An historic day': It is now illegal to buy sex in Ireland
600 points in the Leaving Cert, a master's degree and two goals in this season's Champions League
Richie Towell is the Irish Soccer Writers’ Personality of the Year for 2015
Fagan turned down better offer from Paul Cook's Chesterfield to stick with Pat's
Sex workers 'fear for their safety' if clients are criminalised
'If Bohs can do us a favour tonight, great - but we know what we have to do'
Sligo goal-machine Anthony Elding wins March award
Sligo dominate SWAI award nominations
Sex workers concerned over 'indiscriminate nature' of brothel raids