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From TheJournal.ie 'An historic day': It is now illegal to buy sex in Ireland Prostitution

'An historic day': It is now illegal to buy sex in Ireland

Not everyone is happy with the new legislation.

From TheJournal.ie 'This approach will not help victims of trafficking': Groups at odds as sex bill passes final stage Sex Laws

'This approach will not help victims of trafficking': Groups at odds as sex bill passes final stage

The new laws criminalise the purchase of sexual services in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not working': Sex worker challenges new laws in court Belfast

'It's not working': Sex worker challenges new laws in court

Campaigners want to protect those who choose to be sex workers and not put them in harm’s way.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is it time to make paying for sex a criminal offence in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it time to make paying for sex a criminal offence in Ireland?

Legislation for such an action has been in the pipeline for some time, but has never been enacted.

From TheJournal.ie Why is the world's 29th richest person funding a campaign by Irish sex workers? George Soros

Why is the world's 29th richest person funding a campaign by Irish sex workers?

Billionaire investor and activist George Soros is backing the Sex Workers Alliance Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Sex workers marched on Leinster House tonight Sex Laws

Sex workers marched on Leinster House tonight

The group held a vigil to oppose new laws criminalising those who pay for sex.

From TheJournal.ie Man who had sex with his 'mentally impaired' cousin has sentence cut on appeal Courts

Man who had sex with his 'mentally impaired' cousin has sentence cut on appeal

He had been sentenced to five years, but will now serve 18 months.

From TheJournal.ie The North's strict new sex laws have kicked in. What does that mean for the Republic? Paying For Sex

The North's strict new sex laws have kicked in. What does that mean for the Republic?

There are warnings the new laws will make Dublin and the border counties more attractive for pimps and traffickers.

From TheJournal.ie "Pimps may look south" warning, as Stormont votes to criminalise paying for sex Sex Laws

"Pimps may look south" warning, as Stormont votes to criminalise paying for sex

Northern Ireland is the first part of the UK to support the measure, which makes it illegal to obtain sexual services for payment.