Young Dáil na nÓg delegates speaking in the Dáil Chamber

Dáil na nÓg, Ireland’s youth parliament, convened in Leinster House on Saturday, 23 November 2019, to discuss climate action. Video of the opening and closing ceremonies, held in the Dáil Chamber, is now available on this website.

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl TD chaired the opening ceremony. The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone, addressed the closing ceremony.

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Opening session of Dáil na nÓg 2019

Dáil na nÓg is a forum for young people to effect change on the issues that matter to them. It convenes every two years, bringing together democratically elected delegates, aged 12-18, from 31 Comhairle na nÓg groups around Ireland.

Dail na nOg 1Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Deputy Katherine Zappone, addressing the closing session of Dáil na nÓg 2019