NYCI represents and supports the interests of voluntary youth organisations and uses its collective experience to act on issues that impact on young people.
- February 24, 2015 - 11:30am
- February 19, 2015 - 5:00pm
The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the publication today (19.02.15) of the Children and Family Relationships Bill, which seeks to provide legal clarity for all families in terms of their parental rights and responsibilities.
- February 4, 2015 - 2:00pm
1,361 more young people on live register
Rate of youth unemployment still at 21.6%
Presenting the tenth inclusion video in our Lets Act on Inclusion video series.
Each short clip in the video series, supported by the Equality Authority, can be used as a standalone resource to raise discussions within youth groups, or in conjunction with the free online resource Access All Areas: A Diversity Toolkit in order to embed diversity within youth groups. A new video will be posted each month.
- January 15, 2015 - 1:15pm
Voting age can still be extended to 16 and 17 year olds in local and European elections, without referendum
The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today (15.01.15) expressed disappointment at a Government announcement that it will not proceed with a referendum on the voting age, as recommended by the constitutional convention.
- October 10, 2014 - 2:00pm
1 in 4 unable to move out of home as a result of the cuts made to Jobseeker's Allowance
Youth Council calls on Government to restore weekly rate of €188 for all young people on education, training and work experience programmes