Saying young people are hesitate to get the Covid vaccine is 'premature' according to a local youth worker.
TD James O'Connor this week called for a €150 payment for people born after 1996 in a bid to encourage them to get the vaccine.
A survey from the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association, which represents drug companies, showed 11 per cent of 18-25 year olds would not get the vaccine.
This compares to nine per cent of 35-44 year olds.
Speaking on The Joe Finnegan Show today, Director of Youth Work Ireland in Cavan-Monaghan Caolán Faux said the figures for younger people are no different to those for older cohorts: