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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

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'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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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.

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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

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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.

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Why it's important to challenge sexual assault myths

Maeve looks at why some of the common myths can have such a negative impact

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Empowering young people and lowering the voting age

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

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Showing politicians how youth work changes lives in Ireland

Ross attended the Youth Work Changes Lives event in Dublin recently and shares his experience

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