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Opinion: Sexually violent pornography is being promoted to first-time users of top sites
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Opinion: Sexually violent pornography is being promoted to first-time users of top sites

Updated May 28th 2021, 10:19 AM 36,262 Views 2 Comments

A comprehensive study by Dr Fiona Vera-Gray and Professor Clare McGlynn of Durham University uncovered worrying levels of access to violent pornography.

Dr Mary Aiken: As Ireland is a hub for tech companies, we should be leading the way on online safety
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Dr Mary Aiken: As Ireland is a hub for tech companies, we should be leading the way on online safety

Jan 16th 2020, 6:50 AM 9,144 Views 28 Comments

Ireland is falling way behind our neighbours in the UK when it comes to child internet safety

'An ideal vehicle for harassment': New revenge porn law will cover deepfake technology
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'An ideal vehicle for harassment': New revenge porn law will cover deepfake technology

Nov 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 19,228 Views 15 Comments

A number of US states have this year moved to ban the use of this technology to create pornographic videos of individuals.

UK 'porn block': Government ditches plans to stop children accessing pornography online
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UK 'porn block': Government ditches plans to stop children accessing pornography online

Oct 16th 2019, 5:17 PM 11,958 Views 14 Comments

The new laws were due to come into effect from 15 July.

'It really impacts people's lives': Trinity researchers looking to speak to men with porn problems
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'It really impacts people's lives': Trinity researchers looking to speak to men with porn problems

Oct 16th 2019, 6:00 AM 20,028 Views 17 Comments

Up to 17% of porn users experience personal distress as a result of watching the material.

Tánaiste says stricter online safety rules are needed: 'The days of self-regulation are over'
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Tánaiste says stricter online safety rules are needed: 'The days of self-regulation are over'

Jun 20th 2019, 1:14 PM 8,595 Views 0 Comments

Calls for an online safety Oireachtas committee were heard in the Dáil today.

Taoiseach says government will review UK's new 'porn block' law to see if it could work in Ireland
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Taoiseach says government will review UK's new 'porn block' law to see if it could work in Ireland

Jun 19th 2019, 1:14 PM 19,777 Views 0 Comments

Leo Varadkar confirmed that legislation to set up the office of a Digital Safety Commissioner is on the way.

Man (36) caught with over 4,000 child pornography images and videos given fully suspended sentence
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Man (36) caught with over 4,000 child pornography images and videos given fully suspended sentence

Jun 6th 2019, 6:30 AM 84,937 Views 59 Comments

The father-of-one was also ordered to continue to engage in a sex offenders’ treatment programme

Minister says 'porn block' law needs to be considered, but says privacy issues also a concern
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Minister says 'porn block' law needs to be considered, but says privacy issues also a concern

Updated May 22nd 2019, 4:19 PM 18,517 Views 60 Comments

Credit card details could be used to verify a person is over 18 under the new UK rules.

Irish government to consider similar legislation to UK 'porn block' law
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Irish government to consider similar legislation to UK 'porn block' law

Apr 29th 2019, 6:10 AM 25,149 Views 56 Comments

From July pornography sites will be required to have robust age-verification systems in place for UK users.

The Explainer: How will the UK’s new porn blocking law work?
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The Explainer: How will the UK’s new porn blocking law work?

Apr 29th 2019, 6:00 AM 21,940 Views 21 Comments

Age verification will be required to access online pornography in the United Kingdom from July.

Man sues parents for throwing away his €25k porn collection
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Man sues parents for throwing away his €25k porn collection

Apr 15th 2019, 8:15 AM 71,458 Views 72 Comments

The 40-year-old man’s father told him he had done him a favour by getting rid of his 12 boxes of films and magazines.

Opinion: Let's talk about sex and pornography - like adults do
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Opinion: Let's talk about sex and pornography - like adults do

Dec 18th 2018, 7:00 AM 28,591 Views 48 Comments

Now is the time for a mature and sensible discussion about sex and porn. We really need mandatory modern sex education introduced in schools too, writes Caroline West.

Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography
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Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography

Aug 7th 2018, 3:45 PM 28,519 Views 63 Comments

A new survey finds that 53% of boys in Ireland first watched porn under the age of 13.

Man pleads guilty to uploading 30 photos of local teenage girls to porn website
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Man pleads guilty to uploading 30 photos of local teenage girls to porn website

May 2nd 2018, 7:45 PM 32,376 Views 0 Comments

A senior garda told a court today that the uploading of the images was “an enormously stupid thing to do”.

Poll: Is online pornography a 'useful' way to learn about sex?
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Poll: Is online pornography a 'useful' way to learn about sex?

Apr 23rd 2018, 8:53 AM 25,863 Views 102 Comments

A new survey suggests that around one in five young people feel that it is a useful way to find out about sex.

New video emerges online showing 'garda' having sex with woman on motorway
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New video emerges online showing 'garda' having sex with woman on motorway

Feb 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 212,425 Views 127 Comments

Gardaí said they would not be commenting.

Cambodia deports tourists accused of 'pornographic' pool party
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Cambodia deports tourists accused of 'pornographic' pool party

Feb 12th 2018, 8:33 AM 42,708 Views 0 Comments

All of the accused denied the charges, saying they were not naked or producing pornography.

Dublin man who used Snapchat and Skype to exploit young girls jailed for 9.5 years
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Dublin man who used Snapchat and Skype to exploit young girls jailed for 9.5 years

Jan 26th 2018, 2:02 PM 26,378 Views 77 Comments

The final two years were suspended by the judge.

Theresa May's deputy denies that porn was found on his computer
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Theresa May's deputy denies that porn was found on his computer

Nov 5th 2017, 5:48 PM 15,376 Views 53 Comments

Damian Green says the claim amounts to “unscrupulous character assassination”.

'Despicable act': Dublin man uploaded video to porn website without woman's knowledge
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'Despicable act': Dublin man uploaded video to porn website without woman's knowledge

May 25th 2017, 2:35 PM 36,941 Views 35 Comments

He was deemed suitable for community service work, and so avoided jail.

Man who posed as Justin Bieber online charged with over 900 child sex offences
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Man who posed as Justin Bieber online charged with over 900 child sex offences

Mar 9th 2017, 11:54 AM 14,635 Views 9 Comments

The charges include rape, indecent treatment of children and making child exploitation material.

Poll: Should sex education deal with sexting and pornography?
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Poll: Should sex education deal with sexting and pornography?

Feb 27th 2017, 10:02 AM 20,325 Views 50 Comments

Should they be part of the curriculum?

Babestation TV models are coming to Mayo (but the minister won't be meeting them)
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Babestation TV models are coming to Mayo (but the minister won't be meeting them)

Jan 25th 2017, 11:04 AM 35,200 Views 50 Comments

A spokesperson for the minister said he will “absolutely not” attend a meeting.

Woman suspended after posing for pornographic images in Belgian government building
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Woman suspended after posing for pornographic images in Belgian government building

Dec 12th 2016, 9:44 PM 29,224 Views 29 Comments

She was caught after her colleagues recognised her on a website devoted to people who top up their salaries by performing in pornography in their spare time.

Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit
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Britain wants to fine porn sites for letting under-18s visit

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:10 AM 9,579 Views 12 Comments

Critics say the approach could open a door to fraudsters.

Opinion: 'I'll lend Enda one of my DVDs so he can see what's out there in the world of porn'
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Opinion: 'I'll lend Enda one of my DVDs so he can see what's out there in the world of porn'

Oct 30th 2016, 10:15 PM 623 Views 79 Comments

Porn is not sex education, but it’s where people look for information when faced with silence, writes scholar in sexuality studies Caroline Ryan.

Poll: Is pornography damaging to young people?
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Poll: Is pornography damaging to young people?

Oct 27th 2016, 9:47 AM 26,185 Views 98 Comments

The Taoiseach has called for a national conversation on the issue.

Enda Kenny thinks we need a 'national conversation about pornography'
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Enda Kenny thinks we need a 'national conversation about pornography'

Oct 27th 2016, 7:34 AM 17,292 Views 135 Comments

The Taoiseach thinks that some ‘young minds are being tainted and corrupted’.

Children 'are accessing porn at sleepovers' and viewing explicit content on phones
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Children 'are accessing porn at sleepovers' and viewing explicit content on phones

Jul 30th 2016, 10:00 PM 34,193 Views 122 Comments

Exposure to sexual imagery and language at a young age can lead to mental health problems.

US state declares porn a 'public health crisis'
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US state declares porn a 'public health crisis'

Apr 20th 2016, 7:44 AM 17,399 Views 71 Comments

Utah’s governor called pornography a plague damaging young minds as he signed the declaration.

Porn stars will not have to wear condoms or goggles while filming
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Porn stars will not have to wear condoms or goggles while filming

Feb 19th 2016, 11:56 AM 62,325 Views 65 Comments

They had argued the move would destroy the industry.

Images of young Cork women being used on 'depraved' porn site
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Images of young Cork women being used on 'depraved' porn site

Jan 13th 2016, 6:30 PM 80,847 Views 51 Comments

One woman said images of her between the ages of 14 and 19 had been taken from her social media profiles.

Pornography being shown in pubs had the government in a fluster 30 years ago
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Pornography being shown in pubs had the government in a fluster 30 years ago

Dec 30th 2015, 6:05 AM 25,519 Views 25 Comments

The government of the time was not one bit happy at the thought of sex shops coming to these shores either.

More than 300 reportedly arrested in bust on huge child pornography ring
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More than 300 reportedly arrested in bust on huge child pornography ring

Nov 25th 2015, 3:05 PM 15,292 Views 45 Comments

At least 106 victims have also been traced, most of whom are under 12.

Poll: Is mainstream porn degrading to women?
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Poll: Is mainstream porn degrading to women?

Nov 24th 2015, 9:32 AM 29,804 Views 151 Comments

What do you think?

Your porn browsing history could be made available for everyone to search
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Your porn browsing history could be made available for everyone to search

Oct 19th 2015, 8:16 PM 77,810 Views 75 Comments

Yes, this is real.

The world's most famous nudie magazine is to stop publishing nudes
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The world's most famous nudie magazine is to stop publishing nudes

Oct 13th 2015, 8:07 AM 20,932 Views 28 Comments

After 62 years, the magazine’s editor says nudity has become ‘passé’ in the internet age.

Poll: Is it time for Ireland to introduce an opt-in filter for online pornography?
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Poll: Is it time for Ireland to introduce an opt-in filter for online pornography?

Sep 16th 2015, 9:27 AM 16,308 Views 56 Comments

Does more need to be done?

India banned internet porn on Saturday, then unbanned it 48 hours later
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India banned internet porn on Saturday, then unbanned it 48 hours later

Aug 5th 2015, 9:27 PM 23,603 Views 30 Comments

“There’s no thinking behind the decision,” said one expert.

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