Sex History: The Curragh Wrens

By Sexpress Editor Caoimhe Battault The Curragh Wrens are not widely discussed or perhaps even know about, but their existence may be one of the most upsetting parts of the history of Ireland. A product of the Great Famine, the Wrens were women who gathered on the plains of the Curragh in County Kildare in…

Anal Sex: What the Fuck

By Sexress Writer Jack Wrixon Let’s face it: we all have a bum. It’s a biological fact of life. Regardless of gender, race, class or anything else, something we all have in common are the two perky cheeks that sit above our legs. Thankfully as evolved humans, we’ve realised that there is more to life…

Low Sex Drive?

You’d swear based on everything in popular culture that sex is all anyone thinks about, and it’s inherently wanted and understood by everyone 24/7. People start having sex in their teens; we’re encouraged to think about dating from the ages of eleven upwards. Some people get the idea that most people want tons of sex….

Beating off the January Blues

So 2019 has arrived, everyone and their mother is looking at starting the new year with good intentions except me! Things that folks might be aware of though is that January is statistically the worst month of the year for people struggling with depression and has the highest rates of suicide. So what has this…

Getting in the (Festive) Mood

Navigating relationships, whether they be new, long term or just being freshly single can be difficult anytime of the year, but emotions and tensions seem to be heightened even more when the festive season rolls around.   Studies have shown that during the colder weather months, relationships are under significantly more strain than at any…

The Ace of Hearts- Asexuality 101

The Sexpress has looked at all sorts of things that go on in the bedroom and surround our sexual lives, but this one’s about something a bit different – the sexual identities defined by a lack of interest in any such activities. Often a strange concept for many in our over-sexualised society, asexuality and this…

Ethical Porn

Over the last number of years there has been a rise in production companies that pride themselves on producing ‘free trade’ or ‘ethical porn’. With such an ease of accessibility to mainstream porn, often free and catering to the wider consumer mass, we want to find out what exactly is ‘ethical’ porn and what sets…