Brendan Young

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Some of the Meet the Voters participants, clockwise from top left: Kate Lawlor, Catherine O’Brien, Maedbh Donaldson, Jerry Kennelly and John O’Brien.

A project by The Irish Times to track the impact of the election campaign on the voting intentions of 10 voters has found all have retained their pre(...)

Maedbh Donaldson: ‘A lot of young people aren’t looking for jobs in Ireland and are emigrating because they want to.’

Maedbh Donaldson is a second year media studies student from Maynooth, Co Kildare. She is interested in housing issues and abortion rights. Maedbh’s f(...)

Ruth Cullen: ‘I am constantly having to rob Peter to pay Paul. One thing I really worry about is my car. I have to have the car, but it’s struggle paying for it’

This article is part of The Irish Times Meet the Voters series, profiling 10 sample voters in a bid to track the impact of the 2016 General Election (...)

Marchers attend an anti-water charges protest in Dublin this afternoon. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Organisers of Saturday’s anti-water charges march said the protest focus must now translate into mass non-payment of bills to provide the next governm(...)

Representatives from the left-wing alliance, Nicola Curry of People Before Profit Alliance, Michael O’Brien of the Anti-Austerity Alliance, Pat Dunne with United Left Alliance, Brendan Young of Independent Community Solidarity and Mick Finnegan of the Workers Party, signing a transfer pact for the local elections. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

A loose left-wing alliance of 100 local-election candidates have signed up to an agreement on vote transfers and opposition to austerity measures a(...)