President Higgins invites young people to offer their Vision for Ireland

The President of Ireland wants to hear your visionPresident Higgins invites young people to offer their vision for Ireland

The Presidency Seminars – 2011 to 2018Shaping Ireland’s Shared Future

President Higgins is inviting young Irish people to make multimedia submissions on their vision for Ireland to his Being Young and Irish consultation and seminar.  Being Young and Irish is the first in a series of Presidency Seminars.Young people aged 17 to 26 years can use whatever media suits them best to put forward their vision for Ireland.  Examples include narrative, song, poetry, video or audio recordings. In their submission to or via post to Áras an Uachtaráin young Irish people at home and abroad should address the following questions:·        What is your vision for Ireland?  ·        What can you and other young people do to achieve this?  ·        What else needs to happen to make your proposals possible? The deadline for submissions to the multimedia consultation for Being Young and Irish is 29 September 2012. Find out how to make a submission here ( out Being Young and Irish on