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From TheJournal.ie The youth vote: 'My classmates are more interested in Netflix and Instagram than in politics' Teenage Activist

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'The Irish public are not sick of politics, they're actually sick of listening to politicians' Opinion

'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.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was offered class A drugs, but I was never offered the chance to volunteer' MacGill

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Dunphy: When I reported sexual deviancy to gardai, they did nothing Apathy

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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Leinster House can seem impenetrable to the average citizen Opinion

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.

From The42 Opinion: Railway Cup given no help to inspire support Apathy

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.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are people in Ireland too apathetic? Your Say This post contains a poll

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 TheJournal.ie this morning. So what do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why are the Irish so apathetic about antisocial behaviour? Opinion

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?