“Help!” How Galway parents feel when talking to their ch...

Áine*, a mother of two pre-teen daughters, was caught off guard one day in 2018 when her daughter asked her what abortion is. Ireland was in the throes of preparing for the ‘Repeal the 8th Amendment’ referendum, meaning pregnancy termination was at the fo...

Nicole McGuigan

My Children, My HIV

Parenting often involves worries about our children's lives, a Galway Dad with HIV wonders how that will impact on his two children

Little Seal

RSE in Ireland and a New Way of Teaching It

RSE is something that plagues the Irish Education landscape. Relationships and sex education is not something we are traditionally praised for. I was a lucky one, in that my parents answered every question I had when I had it. So much so, I don’t even rememb...

Caoimhe Battault

Logged On, Turned On: Having Safe Cyber Sex In A Socially-Di...

In the current climate – where we are unable to touch anyone outside of our household – cyber sex and dating have become more popular and important than ever. Here are some tips for having safe, healthy and fulfilling cyber sex experiences!

Grace O' Shea

Are the Kids All Right?

Dear Lorraine, At the moment like a lot of other people I am working from home with my partner and three children aged 8, 12, and 15. When I have the time, I was hoping to look at some resources that would help me chat to my kids about keeping safe online. T...

Lorraine O' Connell

Are we in or are we out?! The current state of Relationships...

In my experience, once I’ve told folk that I am a sex educator they tend to share the details of their sexual education - often starting with “wait till you hear what they told me!”.

Meagan O' Neill

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