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# youth - Thursday 14 May, 2015

This gripping play about knife crime in Dublin wants to get people talking
# Deadly
# Deadly

This gripping play about knife crime in Dublin wants to get people talking

May 14th 2015, 8:21 PM 8,977 Views 8 Comments

It’s about young men, Irish society, and what leads them to violence.

# youth - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Sam wants to be Ireland's first transgender election candidate
# Future Voices
# Future Voices

Sam wants to be Ireland's first transgender election candidate

Apr 9th 2015, 7:00 AM 22,130 Views 88 Comments

A new initiative hopes to get more young people from diverse backgrounds running for office.

# youth - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

The most talented U18 club players in Ireland have been picked for the Three Union Festival
# Prospects
From The42
# Prospects

The most talented U18 club players in Ireland have been picked for the Three Union Festival

Mar 25th 2015, 11:56 AM 11,105 Views 15 Comments

The Irish side face two tough fixtures against England and France early next month.

# youth - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

We have been silenced for too long – it’s time for a youth revolution
# Opinion
# Opinion

We have been silenced for too long – it’s time for a youth revolution

Mar 18th 2015, 1:30 PM 224 Views 52 Comments

So we’re getting ‘back on track’? That may be true for middle Ireland, but not everyone.

# youth - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Opinion: Age-ing or Sage-ing? It's time to focus on the positive aspects of getting older
# Wisdom
# Wisdom

Opinion: Age-ing or Sage-ing? It's time to focus on the positive aspects of getting older

Jan 28th 2015, 8:00 AM 60 Views 13 Comments

Disempowering attitudes towards ageing are pervasive in our culture, leading to the more positive dimensions of ageing getting lost.

# youth - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Enda accused of 'betraying' young people by scrapping voting age referendum
# U-turn
# U-turn

Enda accused of 'betraying' young people by scrapping voting age referendum

Jan 15th 2015, 6:28 PM 16,582 Views 95 Comments

The Government had committed to holding a vote on the issue back in 2013.

# youth - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Secondary students fight back against the media's obsession with water charges
# 18 November
# 18 November

Secondary students fight back against the media's obsession with water charges

Dec 9th 2014, 6:30 AM 12,353 Views 47 Comments

TheJournal.ie received some interesting letters in the post today…

# youth - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Dublin youth conference set to hear from the stars of politics, sports and business
# Youngsters
# Youngsters

Dublin youth conference set to hear from the stars of politics, sports and business

Oct 15th 2014, 6:30 AM 2,751 Views 2 Comments

Speakers at the One Young World Dublin 2014 summit will include Kofi Annan, Dame Ellen MacArthur and creator of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales.

# youth - Monday 13 October, 2014

Lower dole rate leaves Ireland's young people 'struggling to make ends meet'
# Jobseekers
# Jobseekers

Lower dole rate leaves Ireland's young people 'struggling to make ends meet'

Oct 13th 2014, 4:22 PM 17,500 Views 85 Comments

An organisation representing young people in Ireland is calling for the €188 rate to be restored for all young people who are taking part in education, training and works experience programmes.

# youth - Thursday 9 October, 2014

20-year-old Delahunt gets first start in Connacht's crucial Italian test
# Youth
From The42
# Youth

20-year-old Delahunt gets first start in Connacht's crucial Italian test

Oct 9th 2014, 12:34 PM 5,301 Views 10 Comments

Head coach Pat Lam has made five changes as the westerners look to get back to winning ways.

# youth - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Death in the digital age: How does social media affect children's grief?
# Mourning Online
# Mourning Online

Death in the digital age: How does social media affect children's grief?

Oct 4th 2014, 8:15 AM 11,955 Views 5 Comments

“When you’re online, you don’t get to choose who to edit out.”

Lam looks for inexperienced Connacht to learn from dose of the Blues
# Frustration
From The42
# Frustration

Lam looks for inexperienced Connacht to learn from dose of the Blues

Oct 4th 2014, 7:45 AM 2,864 Views 8 Comments

The western province’s head coach rued line-out and defensive failings in Galway last night.

# youth - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

At-risk youth may be 'unemployable' after recession
# At Risk
# At Risk

At-risk youth may be 'unemployable' after recession

Sep 2nd 2014, 12:42 PM 10,797 Views 31 Comments

‘Meaningful’ action needed so vulnerable young people share in recovery.

# youth - Friday 6 June, 2014

Ireland U20s get JWC campaign back on track with superb win over Wales
# Youth
From The42
# Youth

Ireland U20s get JWC campaign back on track with superb win over Wales

Jun 6th 2014, 8:27 AM 8,596 Views 21 Comments

Mike Ruddock’s side scored four tries in Pukekohe, with Ross Byrne excellent in the 10 shirt.

# youth - Monday 26 May, 2014

Mike McCarthy captains 26-man Emerging Ireland squad for Romania trip
# Nations Cup
From The42
# Nations Cup

Mike McCarthy captains 26-man Emerging Ireland squad for Romania trip

May 26th 2014, 5:13 PM 10,234 Views 32 Comments

20-year-old Leinster hooker Bryan Byrne has been included in a squad that features six senior internationals.

# youth - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Inspiring Irish animation urges you to be aware of negative thoughts
# Ditch The Monkey
From The Daily Edge
# Ditch The Monkey

Inspiring Irish animation urges you to be aware of negative thoughts

Apr 3rd 2014, 8:02 AM 12,468 Views 23 Comments

The cartoons are aimed at promoting positive mental health.

# youth - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Youth leaders to debate global problems with Geldof and Huffington in Dublin
# One World Youth
# One World Youth

Youth leaders to debate global problems with Geldof and Huffington in Dublin

Mar 26th 2014, 1:50 PM 5,258 Views 15 Comments

More than 1,200 delegates from 190 countries will attend the ‘One Young World’ conference.

# youth - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Three changes as Ruddock's Ireland U20s aim to ruin France's Grand Slam
# Prospects
From The42
# Prospects

Three changes as Ruddock's Ireland U20s aim to ruin France's Grand Slam

Mar 12th 2014, 4:03 PM 3,027 Views 1 Comment

The Sean O’Brien-captained Irish are targeting their third win of the championship.

# youth - Friday 17 January, 2014

Trinity graduates 'sick of party politics' to run in local elections
# Local Elections
# Local Elections

Trinity graduates 'sick of party politics' to run in local elections

Jan 17th 2014, 8:30 AM 11,059 Views 58 Comments

One of the candidates said he feels compelled, as a young person, to take action on issues in his local area.

# youth - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Column: ‘We must work together to solve the youth unemployment problem’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘We must work together to solve the youth unemployment problem’

Nov 21st 2013, 1:00 PM 62 Views 14 Comments

We cannot afford to raise young peoples’ hopes and then dash them with empty promises, writes James Doorley, Deputy Director at the National Youth Council of Ireland.

# youth - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Burton confident about Youth Guarantee despite concerns
# Jobs
# Jobs

Burton confident about Youth Guarantee despite concerns

Nov 12th 2013, 4:03 PM 3,302 Views 40 Comments

The Minister was speaking about the Youth Guarantee scheme, which ministers are meeting about in Paris.

# youth - Friday 8 November, 2013

Teens to talk mental health recommendations at Dáil na nÓg
# Teen Talk
# Teen Talk

Teens to talk mental health recommendations at Dáil na nÓg

Nov 8th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,510 Views 8 Comments

The teens will be addressed by the Minister for Children during the event.

# youth - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Under 35s urged to attend youth assembly on forced emigration
# Youth
# Youth

Under 35s urged to attend youth assembly on forced emigration

Nov 6th 2013, 8:01 AM 6,964 Views 42 Comments

The organisers said it’s the first stage in what they hope will be a major campaign to bring the issues affecting young people in Ireland to the fore.

# youth - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Reality show suggests plastic surgery for 14-year-old contestant
# Price Of Fame
From The Daily Edge
# Price Of Fame

Reality show suggests plastic surgery for 14-year-old contestant

Oct 8th 2013, 11:05 AM 3,836 Views 2 Comments

Young hopeful refuses to compromise to achieve her dream.

# youth - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Minister Fitzgerald will 'monitor' beauty pageant situation, but no plans for a ban
# Beauty Contest
# Beauty Contest

Minister Fitzgerald will 'monitor' beauty pageant situation, but no plans for a ban

Sep 29th 2013, 8:15 AM 4,559 Views 41 Comments

Minister Frances Fitzgerald said she was pleased the public’s outcry forced the child beauty contest to retreat to a pub.

# youth - Monday 23 September, 2013

12 jobs that made your young life miserable
# Hard Labour
From The Daily Edge
# Hard Labour

12 jobs that made your young life miserable

Sep 23rd 2013, 9:30 PM 25,342 Views 47 Comments

Parents, you are cruel.

# youth - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Youth held in private hospital room after being turned away from detention centres
# Limerick
# Limerick

Youth held in private hospital room after being turned away from detention centres

Sep 14th 2013, 3:14 PM 15,576 Views 90 Comments

A Limerick teenager facing several charges was turned away from local State detention centres last night and spent the night in a private room in the Mid-Western Regional Hospital under garda escort.

# youth - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Acquitted death-row inmate to inspire Irish teenagers with his "story of hope"
# Kerry Max Cook
# Kerry Max Cook

Acquitted death-row inmate to inspire Irish teenagers with his "story of hope"

Aug 28th 2013, 9:45 PM 18,757 Views 23 Comments

Kerry Max Cook, who spent 22 years in prison until he was proven innocent, will share his story with youth outreach movement Soar tomorrow night.

# youth - Thursday 25 July, 2013

The path of young love, as illustrated by kids' notes
# Youth Of Today
From The Daily Edge
# Youth Of Today

The path of young love, as illustrated by kids' notes

Jul 25th 2013, 8:30 PM 16,362 Views 1 Comment

From loving beginnings, to bitter ends.

# youth - Sunday 7 July, 2013

The main reasons why being a teenager is just TOO HARD
# I'm So Bored
From The Daily Edge
# I'm So Bored

The main reasons why being a teenager is just TOO HARD

Jul 7th 2013, 8:15 PM 35,832 Views 38 Comments

Misery, delight, and misunderstanding.

# youth - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Government signs agreement to work with Germany on youth employment
# Employment
# Employment

Government signs agreement to work with Germany on youth employment

Jul 3rd 2013, 6:25 PM 3,418 Views 30 Comments

Today 20 EU leaders attended a summit on youth employment which Sinn Féin has described as an “election stunt”.

# youth - Friday 28 June, 2013

Column: Could Brazil's protests spread?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Could Brazil's protests spread?

Jun 28th 2013, 1:00 PM 58 Views 22 Comments

Could the demonstrations in South America’s largest country spread across the continent just like with the Arab Spring, asks Fergal Browne – who says Argentina and Brazil are not all that different.

Column: We need to make our society and cities age-friendly
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need to make our society and cities age-friendly

Jun 28th 2013, 7:00 AM 62 Views 5 Comments

Let’s move on from the twentieth century, where older people were thought of as dependents. Older people can – and must — contribute to economic growth, writes Michael Hodin.

# youth - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Merkel reveals that she likes "nice eyes" on a man
# Glad Eye
From The Daily Edge
# Glad Eye

Merkel reveals that she likes "nice eyes" on a man

May 15th 2013, 9:45 AM 6,261 Views 39 Comments

Angela Merkel and the way she might look at you.

# youth - Monday 13 May, 2013

Column: Insinuating that young people ‘aren’t bothered’ with politics is insulting and false
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Insinuating that young people ‘aren’t bothered’ with politics is insulting and false

May 13th 2013, 7:00 AM 218 Views 36 Comments

Various political scandals and our current economic woes have increased levels of mistrust in politicians among young people. This does not mean we are apathetic, we just need to be engaged, writes Órla Ryan.

# youth - Monday 6 May, 2013

Column: It’s challenging to get Irish people to go and see Irish movies
# Interview
# Interview

Column: It’s challenging to get Irish people to go and see Irish movies

May 6th 2013, 7:30 PM 30 Views 29 Comments

Director Kieron J Walsh says it can be difficult to get Irish people to watch Irish movies, but this is changing. Here, he discusses shining a light on suicide, how Northern Ireland is not all about the the Troubles, and why Irish cinema is on the up.

# youth - Sunday 28 April, 2013

The 13-year-old who will make you feel like an underachiever
# Junior Dragons
# Junior Dragons

The 13-year-old who will make you feel like an underachiever

Apr 28th 2013, 5:00 PM 23,472 Views 25 Comments

A junior version of Dragon’s Den will hear from Jordan Casey who has his own gaming company and started coding at age 9.

# youth - Sunday 21 April, 2013

8 ways you tried to tell someone you fancied them
# YOUNG LOVE
From The Daily Edge
# YOUNG LOVE

8 ways you tried to tell someone you fancied them

Apr 21st 2013, 6:30 PM 24,157 Views 23 Comments

Chances are you tried at least three of these.

# youth - Friday 12 April, 2013

Column: 11 ways to handle your child's first teen disco
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 11 ways to handle your child's first teen disco

Apr 12th 2013, 7:00 PM 11,848 Views 22 Comments

Are the scare stories about teenage discos really true? Sheila O’Malley has some advice on how to navigate this rite of passage.

# youth - Friday 29 March, 2013

9 things that ALWAYS happened on a family weekend away
# Memories
From The Daily Edge
# Memories

9 things that ALWAYS happened on a family weekend away

Mar 29th 2013, 12:00 PM 20,980 Views 36 Comments

You’d be off to the amusements right after you’d listened to your favourite tape on the way down.