Two thirds of people aged between 15 and 25 in Ireland are currently unemployed.
A midlands recruitment agency believes the narrative that young people are lazy and don't want to work is unfair.
According to the CSO, two thirds of people aged between 15 and 25 in Ireland are currently unemployed - with prolonged closures in the hospitality, retail and construction industries.
This week, a junior government minister accused students of "lying in bed" while claiming the Pandemic Unemployment Payment.
Jasmine Elkhershi, Marketing Manager at AllPro Recruitment in Tullamore, says that not the case: