4. The full speech is by turns funny and thought-provoking. It’s well worth half an hour of your time.
The 21-year-old has just returned from a trip to Haiti with aid agency Goal, and is currently studying philosophy and theology at Trinity College in Dublin.
Correction: A previous version of this article stated that Jack Gleeson’s speech took place on 16 January 2013. The correct date of the speech is 27 November 2013.