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Why we need young voices to shape our political conversation Sárán talks about running in the local elections and what he learned from the experience

'Breaking the Seal' - a podcast about students' attitude to alcohol in Ireland Aoife talks to students and professionals in Dublin City University about Ireland's drinking culture

Why it's important to reduce the stigma around self harm Anna talks about why stigma is so harmful and ways she found to support a friend who was self harming

How my friends helped me when I was self harming Grainne shares her experience with self harm and talks about some ways her friends helped her

My opportunity to learn about the Global Ireland 2025 strategy Ross recently attended the Global Ireland Summit where he listened to some interesting panel discussion

What is greenwashing and why should we be concerned? Have you heard of greenwashing? What is it and why is it important to call companies out on it?

How people power can challenge the political system As part of our Young People in Politics series, Adrienne Wallace talks about her experience of the local elections.

Political systems can change when more young people get involved As part of our Young People in Politics series, Daniel Whooley shares his experience from the 2019 local elections and talks about his plans for the future

Why I believe more young people should stand for election Shane Folan talks about his experience running in the 2019 local elections and his plans for the future.

Why it's important to challenge sexual assault myths Maeve looks at why some of the common myths can have such a negative impact

Empowering young people and lowering the voting age Criodán challenges some of the commons reasons people argue against lowering the voting age

Showing politicians how youth work changes lives in Ireland Ross attended the Youth Work Changes Lives event in Dublin recently and shares his experience