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# Apathy

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The youth vote: 'My classmates are more interested in Netflix and Instagram than in politics'
The majority of young people aren’t interested in politics but this is a symptom of a corrupt system, writes Owen Cuskelly.
'The Irish public are not sick of politics, they're actually sick of listening to politicians'
Young people want to be more involved in making positive change happen in society, but they don’t know how to achieve this.
'I was offered class A drugs, but I was never offered the chance to volunteer'
The MacGill Summer School has been discussing the causes of young people’s apathy towards politics.
The best bits of Russell Brand's Newsnight interview
It’s the battle of the beards.
Eamon Dunphy: When I reported sexual deviancy to gardai, they did nothing
The veteran journalist has painted a bleak picture of life growing up in Drumcondra.
Column: Leinster House can seem impenetrable to the average citizen
There is a breakdown in communication between the citizen and their elected representatives when, ironically, our representatives are arguably more contactable now than they have ever been before, writes Sarah O’Neill.
Opinion: Railway Cup given no help to inspire support
Marketing a competition doesn’t stop at the throw-in. The GAA can encourage more interest by forcing better coverage from RTE.
Poll: Are people in Ireland too apathetic?
People in Ireland are happy to complain – but often unwilling to take real action, Alice Burke writes on this morning. So what do you think?
Column: Why are the Irish so apathetic about antisocial behaviour?
Clare Kleinedler is a freelance journalist and American ex-pat who relocated to Drogheda from Los Angeles last year. In her blog this week she asks the question; why are the Irish so accepting of antisocial behaviour?