Elaine Byrnes

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‘I’m pretty sure she was up for it. But I didn’t want to do anything.’ Photograph: iStock

“I can’t watch Nigella with my mum,” the young man at the next table is saying. “She makes the food erotic. It’s extremely weird. Do you know what I m(...)

Noeline Blackwell, chief executive of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, said  there is large-scale under-reporting of sexual offences. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Again, and again, the same issues arise for those who deal with sexual assault allegations involving third-level students: alcohol, a fear of reportin(...)

‘At an age where they are forming their own ideas on sex and what it entails, it’s not fair to allow the porn industry be their only guides,’ says Richard Sadlier. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

I remember being given a little book about sex when I was around 12. My parents had somehow gotten word that I had kissed a girl behind the school aft(...)