The outcome of this election will determine the future of abortion rights, accommodation, mental health and higher education in Ireland.
Enda Kenny, the Taoiseach and leader of Fine Gael, discusses education as a key driver of economic recovery, and how Fine Gael's jobs plan should matter to students.
Eamon Ryan, leader of the Green Party, lays out a unique solution to the problems faced by third-level institutions.
Micheál Martin, leader of Fianna Fáil, explores the failings of the previous government and sets out a plan for more higher education funding, not less.
James Shaw explores different means by which higher education could be funded, beyond a simple yet expensive loan scheme for students.
Party manifestos promise to fund higher education and tackle the accommodation crisis – but few give clear details as to how.
Joan Burton, leader of the Labour Party, discusses future funding options for higher education that will see the sector thrive.
Sarah Scales speaks to political parties ahead of the general election on their plans for pushing LGBT issues.
Simon Foy explores the disillusionment with traditional Irish parties and how it may shape the new Dáil.
Gerry Adams, leader of Sinn Féin, argues for total reform of the education sector and the elimination of third-level fees.