Consensual sex between same-sex male couples is unlawful. Consensual sex between same-sex females couples appears to be lawful [R1.1]
Offences Against the Person Act
Section 56 “The abominable crime of buggery” – up to 10 years imprisonment, with or without hard labour.
Section 57 “Whosoever attempts to commit the said abominable crime, or is guilty of any assault with intent to commit the same, or of any indecent assault upon any male person, is guilty of misdemeanour, and being convicted thereof shall be liable to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding four (4) years with or without hard labour.”