Students from St Leo’s College, Convent of Mercy in Carlow won third prize at the Young Social Innovators for their project on raising awareness around domestic violence

Young people nowadays often get criticised for being narcissistic, entitled and self-involved. But take a look at the range of projects developed by (...)

There is a strong interest among young people in helping out in their community, with just over half those surveyed having a desire to help or are already helping.  Photograph: iStock

Over half of young people say they are feeling anxious, stressed or depressed due to the coronavirus pandemic, new research indicates. However, most (...)

Despite feeling pressurised by the ‘always on culture’, young people feel that social media plays a positive role in their lives

A fifth of 16- to 21-year-olds spend more than six hours on their smartphone every day, according to new research. The research, from Young Social In(...)

We know all about millennials. They’re narcissistic, entitled, easily offended, over-sharers. Or, so the stereotype goes. But what about “Generation Z(...)

Vodafone Ireland Foundation manager Natalie Hodgess (left), with YSI chief executive Rachel Collier

The Vodafone Ireland Foundation has partnered with youth organisation Young Social Innovators (YSI) to combine its successful education programme and (...)

 Members of Gorey Community School with their Project Smile, promoting positive mental health and making people happier at the Young Social Innovators event in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/Irish Times

Male anorexia, teenage suicide and the lack of disability-friendly playgrounds were just some of the issues raised at a Young Social Innovator(...)