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# youth - Thursday 21 March, 2013

6 poets to stir up some secondary school memories
# PAPER 2 MEMORIES
From The Daily Edge
# PAPER 2 MEMORIES

6 poets to stir up some secondary school memories

Mar 21st 2013, 6:00 PM 12,455 Views 32 Comments

Today is World Poetry Day, and it’s Leaving Cert Paper 2 all over again.

# youth - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Hundreds of young Fianna Fáil members converge on Sligo
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

Hundreds of young Fianna Fáil members converge on Sligo

Feb 23rd 2013, 1:41 PM 7,580 Views 133 Comments

In the region of 500 young Fianna Fáil members are expected to attend the event, which takes place in Sligo this weekend.

# youth - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Report: Government should establish a 'youth guarantee' for unemployed
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Report: Government should establish a 'youth guarantee' for unemployed

Feb 19th 2013, 7:00 PM 4,489 Views 43 Comments

A jobs committee has made a number of recommendations, including introducing a €1 million Youth Entrepreneurship Fund.

# youth - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Column: How our idea of love changes as we get older
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How our idea of love changes as we get older

Feb 2nd 2013, 7:00 PM 14,086 Views 20 Comments

The qualities we value in a partner when we are young often change as we grow older, writes Kate Burke.

# youth - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

More disadvantaged teens stay in school longer
# LYCS
# LYCS

More disadvantaged teens stay in school longer

Dec 4th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,205 Views 15 Comments

The Lourdes Youth and Community Services are warning ahead of Budget 2013 that this “trend may be undone if funding for youth services are reduced”.

# youth - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Young people voice their concerns to President about today's Ireland
# President
# President

Young people voice their concerns to President about today's Ireland

Nov 17th 2012, 4:47 PM 5,115 Views 41 Comments

The Being Young and Irish Report features the views and vision of almost 800 young people living in Ireland.

Youths tell President about being 'Young and Irish' in 2012
# Ireland
# Ireland

Youths tell President about being 'Young and Irish' in 2012

Nov 17th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,512 Views 6 Comments

Michael D Higgins will hold his first Presidency Seminar today, where the Being Young and Irish 2012 report will be discussed.

# youth - Friday 16 November, 2012

Council's report: Investing in youth work saves money in long run
# Youth Work
# Youth Work

Council's report: Investing in youth work saves money in long run

Nov 16th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,773 Views 4 Comments

The National Youth Council of Ireland says every €1 spent on youth work results saves the State over €2 in the long run.

# youth - Thursday 15 November, 2012

'It's a vote of confidence in the fellas we've picked. They deserve their go' - Kidney
# New Blood
From The42
# New Blood

'It's a vote of confidence in the fellas we've picked. They deserve their go' - Kidney

Nov 15th 2012, 2:34 PM 5,139 Views 12 Comments

Ireland’s head coach has picked three uncapped players for Saturday’s clash with Fiji.

# youth - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Rob Penney: It's humbling and nerve-tinglingly exciting to lead Munster into the Heineken Cup
# Heineken Cup
From The42
# Heineken Cup

Rob Penney: It's humbling and nerve-tinglingly exciting to lead Munster into the Heineken Cup

Oct 10th 2012, 5:20 PM 837 Views 0 Comments

In the week when ‘chillax’ arrived in Irish politics, the Kiwi coach is so eager for action that he made up a new word.

# youth - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Fierce battle predicted between young Leinster and Connacht scrum-halves
# News At Nine
From The42
# News At Nine

Fierce battle predicted between young Leinster and Connacht scrum-halves

Sep 27th 2012, 5:35 PM 1,102 Views 0 Comments

Blues coach Guy Easterby, a vastly experienced Number 9, is delighted with the progress of John Cooney.

# youth - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Column: Young people do care about more than drinking, smoking & fighting
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Young people do care about more than drinking, smoking & fighting

Sep 20th 2012, 7:00 AM 519 Views 25 Comments

Today’s youth want to be involved in building Ireland’s future, writes Daithí de Buitléir.

# youth - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Labour Youth to hold public meeting on youth unemployment
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Labour Youth to hold public meeting on youth unemployment

Sep 8th 2012, 11:15 AM 2,450 Views 40 Comments

The seminar which will take place this afternoon will discuss the introduction of a ‘Youth Guarantee’ to tackle the problem.

# youth - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Boy held over armed tiger kidnapping in Limerick
# Limerick
# Limerick

Boy held over armed tiger kidnapping in Limerick

Aug 21st 2012, 8:47 AM 8,281 Views 10 Comments

The 16-year-old boy is being held by Gardaí in Limerick following an incident last Sunday.

# youth - Friday 13 July, 2012

Déise Young Guns: The emerging talents that Waterford hope can deliver a provincial title
# Munster SHC
From The42
# Munster SHC

Déise Young Guns: The emerging talents that Waterford hope can deliver a provincial title

Jul 13th 2012, 10:31 AM 887 Views 1 Comment

They lost out by 21 points in last year’s Munster final but it’s a different side that Waterford will field in next Sunday’s meeting with Tipperary.

# youth - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Column: Youth drinking problem? Perhaps we should look at ourselves…
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Youth drinking problem? Perhaps we should look at ourselves…

Jul 12th 2012, 7:00 AM 44 Views 36 Comments

The Phoenix Park concert has highlighted the problem of young people and alcohol, writes Fiona Ryan – but the problems caused by parental drinking go largely unremarked.

# youth - Monday 25 June, 2012

VIDEO: New condom campaign launched by HSE
# Safety First
# Safety First

VIDEO: New condom campaign launched by HSE

Jun 25th 2012, 10:34 AM 11,023 Views 42 Comments

“Johnny’s got you covered.”

# youth - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Young Irish leaders of future set to SOAR
# Good News
# Good News

Young Irish leaders of future set to SOAR

Jun 21st 2012, 6:57 PM 8,224 Views 2 Comments

Irish youth leadership organisation co-founded by former Clare hurler Tony Griffin hopes to instill self-confidence into a generation.

Most young people 'get sexual health info online'
# Sex
# Sex

Most young people 'get sexual health info online'

Jun 21st 2012, 2:51 PM 3,031 Views 13 Comments

Where do young people find out about sex, contraceptives and sexually transmitted diseases? A new survey says: from the internet and social media sites.

# youth - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Young people banned from streets of Welsh city at night
# Keep Off The Streets
# Keep Off The Streets

Young people banned from streets of Welsh city at night

Jun 17th 2012, 4:07 PM 6,129 Views 47 Comments

New laws bar anyone under 16 from staying out late – but the move has come under fire from children’s groups.

# youth - Friday 25 May, 2012

In pictures: President Higgins launches 'Being Young and Irish'
# Young And Irish
# Young And Irish

In pictures: President Higgins launches 'Being Young and Irish'

May 25th 2012, 5:40 PM 4,153 Views 16 Comments

The seminar is the first in a new presidential series.

# youth - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Sports sponsorship by alcohol brands to be phased out
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Sports sponsorship by alcohol brands to be phased out

May 17th 2012, 9:56 AM 2,603 Views 38 Comments

The move has been welcomed by TD Charlie McConalogue, who said that one one night in Donegal, 26 young people were taken to the Emergency Department with alcohol poisoning.

# youth - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Column: We need to force out apathy. Engaging young people is the only way.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need to force out apathy. Engaging young people is the only way.

May 2nd 2012, 7:30 AM 39 Views 9 Comments

Lowering the voting age is just the start, writes Paddy Duffy – and lessons on instilling political values could come from an unexpected place.

# youth - Monday 7 November, 2011

Column: Those caught up in drugs trade deserve what they get? Tell that to Geraldine Noonan
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Those caught up in drugs trade deserve what they get? Tell that to Geraldine Noonan

Nov 7th 2011, 7:30 AM 143 Views 44 Comments

This week, TheJournal.ie’s regular columnist Lisa McInerney wonders why so many young people are naive enough to deal drugs – and why we presume that they are ‘up’ for the penalties…

# youth - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Column: ‘My family couldn’t look after me’ – life inside a State home
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘My family couldn’t look after me’ – life inside a State home

Oct 19th 2011, 7:30 AM 15 Views 11 Comments

Clíodhna has been in the State childcare system for most of her life. She tells TheJournal.ie about social workers, Christmas shopping, and why she has no regrets.

# youth - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Poll: How old should you be before you get a mobile phone?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How old should you be before you get a mobile phone?

Aug 31st 2011, 11:55 AM 2,439 Views 45 Comments

A new survey has shown that over a third of kids aged 8 now owns a mobile. Parents seem happy with this, but what do you think?

One third of 8-year-olds own a mobile phone
# Talk 2u L8r
# Talk 2u L8r

One third of 8-year-olds own a mobile phone

Aug 31st 2011, 11:39 AM 1,151 Views 2 Comments

A survey of Irish parents, conducted by Tesco Mobile, shows that 37 per cent of kids aged 8 has a mobile.

# youth - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Poll: Should all legal highs be banned?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should all legal highs be banned?

Jul 12th 2011, 10:00 AM 3,915 Views 66 Comments

Sixteen per cent of Irish young people say they’ve tried legal highs, while one third think they should be banned. Have your say…

# youth - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

Column: The minimum wage isn't about equality, it's an unfair tax on young men
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The minimum wage isn't about equality, it's an unfair tax on young men

Jun 1st 2011, 9:56 AM 5 Views 3 Comments

Raising the hourly rate will leave Ireland’s marginalised youths on the dole – if it doesn’t force them to leave altogether, writes author and economist Gerard O’Neill.

# youth - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

Column: "I feel like I'm the only one left"
# Column
# Column

Column: "I feel like I'm the only one left"

May 11th 2011, 10:07 AM 10 Views 0 Comments

Young people are leaving Ireland in droves – and it’s strange for those who have stayed behind, writes Brenda Collins.

# youth - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Fewer American teens and young adults are having sex
# No Sex Please
# No Sex Please

Fewer American teens and young adults are having sex

Mar 3rd 2011, 6:01 PM 3,572 Views 0 Comments

Comprehensive US study shows the numbers of sexually active teens has dropped – but doesn’t explain why.