Watch: 'Everyone is making a mess' - Irish kids reveal what is top of THEIR political agenda
ANIMAL welfare, the environment and "being kind" are the issues at the top of the political agenda for Irish schoolchildren, it appears
With the political landscape uncertain at the moment - former Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald's recent resignation the latest development in an ongoing crisis in the Department of Justice, for example- we decided to ask the leaders of the future what they would do differently if they were in charge.
One young girl told Independent.ie kept it simple and said she feels we should all be kinder to each other.
Another kid said he thinks we need to look after the planet better.
He said: "Everyone is making a mess."
Thanks to the pupils and staff at Grace Park Educate Together National School in Drumcondra, Dublin for their help.