In this section we provide details of cases of sex workers convicted of brothel keeping in Ireland. Through media analysis we have identified 82 cases (involving 165 individuals) of sex workers convicted of brothel keeping from 2009 to 2018. This should not be considered a representative sample of all persons convicted of brothel keeping. This research does however show that sex workers are frequently criminalised under brothel keeping laws and it also provides considerable insight into the circumstances of these prosecutions. See Analysis for a summary of the key findings.