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How can I help end Direct Provision?

By lobbying your politicians you can help support refugees and asylum seekers in Ireland

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Make a plan for polling day: Presidential election and blasphemy referendum

It’s important to plan what time you will vote and how you will get to the polling station

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Who is running for President of Ireland?

Who are the candidates, and what does the President do?

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What is Direct Provision in Ireland?

Direct Provision is a system used to accommodate and provide basic welfare to asylum seekers.

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My experience at the European Union Youth Conference

Dean talks about the three day conference and how you can get involved next year

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Why we should trust young people and lower the voting age

Calum talks about why young people should be allowed to have more of a say

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President Higgins warns against arms race by permanent members of UN Security Council

President said that arms race will fuel current and future wars

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Why I disagree with lowering the voting age to 16

As a 16 year old themselves, this SpunOut.ie reader thinks the voting age should stay at 18

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What is Populism and why should we be concerned?

Nick gives a breakdown of the Populist politics we see at the moment in Europe and further afield

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Want to share your thoughts and experiences on these topics?

Looking to help your peers along the way? Our August content call-out might gives you some ideas.

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Student accommodation is getting more expensive and harder to find

Criodan talks about the protests in NUIG and DCU and what the issues with student accommodation are.

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Ireland fails to meet climate change targets

Ireland ranks second-worst in Europe for its efforts to tackle climate change

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