Laois teenagers gathered from the county's schools to thrash out the issues affecting them at the annual Comhairle na nÓg annual meeting in Portlaoise.
Comhairle na nÓg are child and youth councils in Ireland's 31 local authorities. They aim to give children and young people the opportunity to be involved in the development of local services and policies.
Photographer Michael Scully covered the event.
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