Pupils from St. Mary's National School in Offaly help explain the proportional representation system of voting prior to the 2011 general election.

'News2day' a news programme for young people asks, what do you know about our voting system - proportional representation or PR?

Yvonne Redmond went to a school in the Taoiseach's constituency Laois-Offaly where the pupils of St. Mary's National School in Pullough, Co. Offaly help explain the PR voting system.

The pupils run a class election to show how the voting system works prior to the 2011 general election.