- The Leinster House visit includes a tour of the Dáil and Seanad Chambers. The students then hold their own debate in one of the Committee rooms, usually on one of the four titles issued for the citizenship project. TDs for the schools' constituencies sometimes drop in for a chat.
- With the Ceann go Ceann video conference, students and teachers have the chance to speak directly to the Ceann Comhairle, Seán Ó Fearghaíl, and ask him all their questions about Irish politics and the Oireachtas.
Suffrage and Citizenship
Would the suffragettes who campaigned for the vote in Ireland be shocked at the lack of progress towards full gender equality in Irish politics? Use this lesson plan to explore the question.
To learn more about this topic, and about the campaign for the vote in Ireland, visit the Vótáil100 pages.
On 8 March 2019, 15 transition and 5th year students gave TED-style talks in Dublin Castle. The students were selected from applicants across the country. They received training and support via video conference and visited Leinster House for public speaking coaching. The presentations are available on the TED-Ed Student Talks YouTube channel.