VIDEO: The students of NUI Maynooth get a nice surprise 2 years ago

VIDEO: The students of NUI Maynooth get a nice surprise

They're spreading the love.

Filmmakers at NUI Maynooth told their fellow students that they wanted to photograph them this week, and what followed is a touching video about the power of a single compliment.

It's been a rough couple of weeks in terms of the nation's emotional wellbeing, given the recent decision by the government to redistribute funding that had originally been in place for mental health staffing.

However, this clip from The One Year Project shows just how much the public care about depression, anxiety and the many other problems that people face.

Thanks to Alice Kiernan and Megan Daly for making this.

Remember, if you are feeling low - you are not alone. There are many people and organisations out there who will do their utmost to get you the help you need.

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