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NYCI Member Organisations

NYCI is the National Representative Body for Voluntary Youth Organisations. Currently it has 45 member organisations, 37 full members and 8 affiliate members.

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Amnesty International

Amnesty International’s vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards.

In pursuit of this vision, Amnesty International’s mission is to undertake research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination, within the context of its work to promote all human rights.

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An Óige

The Irish Youth Hostelling Association.

To help all, but especially young people, to a love and appreciation of the countryside, particularly by providing simple youth hostel accommodation for them whilst on their travels. 34 Youth hostels located throughout Ireland.

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BeLonG To

BeLonG To is an organisation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) young people, aged between 14 and 23.

Weekly groups are held for 14-23 year olds in Outhouse (Dublin's LGBT community centre), at 105 Capel St, Dublin 1, every Sunday at 3.30.

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Boys Brigade

The Boys Brigade is a national uniformed organisation which cares for and challenges young people through a programme of informal education underpinned by the Christian faith.

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Catholic Guides of Ireland

Guiding is a youth movement for girls and young women, providing training for life through activities, adventure and challenge that is both purposeful and enjoyable.

Opportunities are provided for girls and women, where they can learn and develop by making decisions, doing and discovering for themselves and having fun at the same time.

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Catholic Youth Care

Catholic Youth Care (CYC) is a leading provider of youth services in the Archdiocese of Dublin.

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Church of Ireland Youth Department

CIYD aims to develop young people mentally, physically and spiritually through events, activities and information.

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Club4U

Club4U is a national organisation that arranges alcohol free social events for teenagers run by senior students, parents and Community Gardai. The organisation works on principles of youth development, social inclusion and the empowerment of young people.

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ECO-UNESCO

ECO-UNESCO is Ireland's environmental education and youth organisation.

Through the provision of a wide range of environmental education and training programmes, services and resources, ECO-UNESCO develops and channels the passion that young people feel about the environment into positive and creative actions to protect the natural world.

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EIL Intercultural Learning

EIL is a not for profit educational exchange organisation which was established in 1932.

EIL is a not for profit educational exchange organisation which was established in 1932.

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Enable Ireland

Enable Ireland is a leading national provider of services to children and adults with disabilities and their families.

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Exchange House

Exchange House is an organisation of Travellers and settled people working together to provide quality youth services to Travellers within the greater Dublin area.

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Feachtas

Is óg-eagras Gaeilge é Feachtas a eagraíonn clubanna agus imeachtaí trí mheán na Gaeilge do dhaoine óga.

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Foróige

The purpose of Foróige is to enable young people to involve themselves consciously and actively in their own development and in the development of society.

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Girls' Friendly Society

The Girls' Friendly Society aims to unite, for the glory of God in one fellowship of Prayer and service, all girls and women throughout the world, to promote friendship and uphold purity in thought, work and deed.

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Girls’ Brigade Ireland

The aim of the Girls’ Brigade, being a Christian international and interdenominational organisation, is to help girls become followers of the Lord Jesus Christ and through self control, reverence and a sense of responsibility, to find true enrichment of life.

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Glencree Youth Group (Affiliate Member)

Glencree is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation that is devoted to peacebuilding and reconciliation in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Great Britain, and beyond.

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ICTU Youth Committee

The Youth Committees are an important link between young people and trade unions, and play a role in advising the Executive Council of Congress on issues of concern to young workers and young unemployed people.

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Involve: National Association of Travellers' Centres

The National Association of Travellers’ Centres is a membership organisation, representing Youth Work Projects and Centres of Education and Training (CET) nationally.

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Irish Association of Youth Orchestras (Affiliate Member)

The Irish Association of Youth Orchestras is the national support and resource organisation for youth orchestras in Ireland.

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Irish Family Planning Association (Affiliate Member)

The IFPA (Irish Family Planning Association) is a national voluntary organisation and registered charity which has been pioneering reproductive health and rights in Ireland since 1969.

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Irish Girl Guides

The Mission of The Irish Girl Guides is to enable girls and young women to develop to their fullest potential as responsible citizens of the World.

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Irish Red Cross Youth

The aim and purpose of Red Cross Youth is to encourage young people to live according to the Red Cross principles - 'Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Character, Unity, Universality' and to contribute to the relief of suffering and the construction of peace in the world.

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Irish Second-Level Students’ Union

ISSU has a dual role: to promote the benefits of young people becoming part of the decision-making process that affects their school lives, and to provide individual students with support for voicing their views and opinions.

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Irish Wheelchair Association (Affiliate Member)

The Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) is the national organisation of people with limited mobility.

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Junior Chamber International Ireland

JCI Ireland is part of the largest personal and leadership development organisation for young people in the world: Junior Chamber International.

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Localise-Peace Corps

Localise is a youth and community development organisation with over 38 years of experience in community service work and volunteerism. Our Localise programme challenges people to make a real difference in their locality through Community Service Learning.

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Macra na Feirme

Macra na Feirme is a voluntary organisation for young people between the ages of 17 and 35 consisting of clubs throughout the country.

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Methodist Church Department of Youth and Childrens' Work

The Department of Youth and Children’s Work (DYCW) attempts to facilitate a two-way process of communication across the generational boundaries so that every generation in church life is appreciated, listen to and affirmed.

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National Association for Youth Drama

NAYD is the development organisation for youth drama and theatre in Ireland.

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No Name Club

The No Name Club is a national, voluntary, youth organisation. There are more than 50 clubs throughout Ireland with over 1,500 active members.

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Ógra Fianna Fáil

Ógra Fianna Fáil presents young people with the opportunity to get directly involved in politics and political activity.

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Ógras

Sé príomhaidhm Ógras ná an Ghaeilge agus ár gCultúr a chur chun cinn I measc an óige agus an duine óg a fhorbairt mar phearsa I measc an phobail.

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Order of Malta Ireland

The Cadets are the Junior Section of the Ambulance Corps aged between 10 and 16 and are organised into 80 units in the Republic and Northern Ireland.

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Pavee Point

Pavee Point's aim is to contribue to the improvement in the quality of life and living circumstances of Irish Travellers.

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Presbyterian Youth and Children's Ministry (Affiliate Member)

The Board of Youth and Children’s Ministry exists to educate the church about the needs of children and young people and to encourage and support local churches and their leaders in the work of training, nurture and outreach of and to children and young people.

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Scouting Ireland

Scouting Ireland is the National Scout Association for Ireland and a member of the World Organisation of the Scout Movement.

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SpunOut

SpunOut.ie is an independent, youth powered national charity working to empower young people to create personal and social change.

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Voluntary Service International

Voluntary Service International (VSI) is the Irish branch of Service Civil International, a worldwide movement working for peace, international understanding and sustainable development through voluntary service projects, international exchanges and education and awareness programmes.

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YMCA Ireland

The YMCA is a non-denominational Christian youth movement whose services and programmes are open to people of all faiths and of none.

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Young Christian Workers Movement

The Young Christian Workers Movement is an international youth movement which values the dignity and worth of each young person.

YCW enables its members to challenge social exclusion and take action to bring about change in their home, workplace and social life.

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Young Fine Gael

Young Fine Gael (YFG) is the youth wing of the Fine Gael party and always welcomes new members aged between 15 and 30.

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Young Irish Film Makers

Young Irish Film Makers a national development and educational youth film making organisation dedicated to giving all young people, regardless of physical, social, educational, cultural disadvantage or background, an opportunity to access film training and digital technology skills to become skilled social and critical creators rather than passive consumers of the media.

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Young Women's Christian Association

As a Christian Association our purpose is to share our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ with women and all young people and to serve the whole community by encouraging spiritual, physical and social development.

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Youth Work Ireland

Youth Work Ireland, the new name for the National Youth Federation, marks a fresh departure in the provision of voluntary youth services in Ireland.

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