Hear from some of the most inspiring teenagers from around Ireland in 'Quaran-teen', a special series of reports from the RTÉ News Digital Native Content team.
Seven young people share their experiences, views on life and hopes for the future.
We start with Elizabeth who was homeless at 14. At 17, she is determined that the experience will not define her and wants to help other children with similar struggles.
Jack is autistic and has ADHD. The Ballymun teen is also an award-winning dancer who dreams of representing Ireland at the 2024 Olympics.
Jack's community means everything to him. When the pandemic began, the County Limerick teen set up a voluntary group to help the elderly and vulnerable people in his home town of Kilmallock.
Emer has danced since the age of four. The County Galway teen is determined the pandemic won't thwart her dreams of joining one of Europe's top ballet companies.
Brandon set up a group to help the homeless when he was in transition year. Three years later the Dublin teen manages 25 volunteers whose slogan is "young people care too".
Lauren describes herself as a "culchie TikTokker". The County Offaly teen uses the social media platform to champion women in agriculture.
Sean has had a challenging year. He tells of juggling studying for his Leaving Cert with his role as a young carer in his family.
All of these reports were shot and edited on mobile devices.