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Saturday 25 November, 2017

Opinion: 'Young people should be automatically registered to vote at 18'
# Electoral Register
# Electoral Register

Opinion: 'Young people should be automatically registered to vote at 18'

Nov 25th 2017, 9:00 AM 9,013 Views 73 Comments

Our democracy is diminished and undermined when so many young people are unnecessarily excluded, writes James Doorley.

Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Opinion: Young people should not have to get used to precarious employment
# Republic Of Opportunity
# Republic Of Opportunity

Opinion: Young people should not have to get used to precarious employment

Oct 25th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,993 Views 42 Comments

Too many young people are not only struggling to find work, but work that gives them a decent salary and quality of life, writes James Doorley.

Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Opinion: Allow emigrants and young people vote for real democracy
# Voting Rights
# Voting Rights

Opinion: Allow emigrants and young people vote for real democracy

Nov 22nd 2016, 7:00 AM 261 Views 87 Comments

Extending voting rights to emigrants and young people aged 16 and 17 would strengthen, expand and enrich our democratic system, writes James Doorley.

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 66 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.