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My Sex-Ed Experience: The bill that Could Change Irish Relationship and Sexuality Education

I can only vaguely remember sex education in primary school. Going to an all-boys primary, the sex-ed seminar was held in conjunction with the all-girls primary across the road. All of sixth class,

STI & STD Lowdown: What Is Syphilis?

Syphilis is an STD caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum; when left untreated, it can cause serious health risks. Is Syphilis very common? In recent years there has been a rise in the disease in

STI & STD Lowdown: What Is Gonorrhea?

In the third of our weekly series to highlight the various STIs and STDs that can be contracted, we are focusing on gonorrhoea – the one with the horrible name. The good news is gonorrhoea is

STI & STD Lowdown: What Is Chlamydia?

Chlamydia is a very common STI, which very often doesn’t have any symptoms. It is estimated that around 10% of 16-24 year olds who have sex, have also chlamydia. Fortunately, chlamydia tests and

Cuffing Season: All You Need To Know About The Seasonal Relationship Craze

Cuffing Season is well and truly in full swing. Let’s face it, an Irish winter can be down right depressing:it gets darker, colder and exam season is upon us. Since it’s gotten colder out

Why the kilkenny teen disco controversy happened

Facebook users revolted last week when a Kilkenny Teen Disco posted a refined version of their dress code. Girls cannot wear dresses with a ‘plunging neck line’ and were told to ‘keep