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# Youth politics

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Young people are powerful. Let's harness our newfound voting spirit to change Ireland.
The number who recently registered to vote was enough to elect six TDs…. There’s a new politicised generation that politicians must pay heed to.
# future voices
Sam wants to be Ireland's first transgender election candidate
A new initiative hopes to get more young people from diverse backgrounds running for office.
We have been silenced for too long – it’s time for a youth revolution
So we’re getting ‘back on track’? That may be true for middle Ireland, but not everyone.
# bantz
This new Ógra Fiánna Fáil recruitment poster is magnificently cheesy
Where do I sign up?
Opinion: Young people are not 'apathetic' - we prioritise the collective good
We have a political culture in this country that is morally bankrupt and young people are uncomfortable in propping up a system that is unsuited to the purpose intended.
Column: Youth politics isn't about the sins of the past - it's about the needs of the future
Citizens – and especially young people – should take more control of the system by involving themselves in political parties, writes Fiachra Ó Raghallaigh.
# get them young
Kildare boy becomes Ireland's youngest mayor
Attracting young people to politics has always been an obstacle but young Dylan Steele shows them how it’s done.
Column: Why I joined Ógra Fianna Fáil
People ask why anybody would join Fianna Fáil – but it’s up to ourselves if we want to have a voice, writes Ógra member Moselle Foley.