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7 Sep 2018 - 08:15

Ireland’s next UN Youth Delegates Aisling O’Boyle and Jamie Moore announced by Tánaiste

31 Jul 2018 - 09:00

Youth Council calls for measures to tackle youth unemployment  as part of a number of costed measures detailed in its Pre-Budget Submission launching today

We need greater investment in apprenticeships as a concrete step towards halving long-term youth unemployment. That was the message from James Doorley, National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) Deputy Director, speaking in advance of the publication today (31.07.18) of the organisation’s pre-budget submission.

17 Jul 2018 - 09:15

Ireland’s youth delegates to the UN, Lauren Flanagan (24) from Manor Kilbride, County Wicklow and Paul Dockery (23) from Rooskey in County Leitrim chosen to address first UN review of Ireland’s performance against global goals

Poverty, inequality and mental health are among the issues most concerning young people in Ireland. That’s according to Ireland’s UN Youth Delegates, addressing the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) taking place at the UN Headquarters in New York today (17.07.18).

15 May 2018 - 09:30

“Build on existing work around consent.”

“Relationships and sexuality education needs to cover a spectrum from knowledge on relationships and gender identity, through to the practical skills around using contraception and accessing reliable information,”

“Working with over 380,000 young people each year, the youth work sector is uniquely placed to provide the necessary training and support”

committee told.

12 Jun 2018 - 09:15

NYCI Youth Arts Summer School: Circus Skills for Youth Workers runs Wed 27th to Fri 29th June in Castlebar, Co. Mayo

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – is calling on youth workers, youth arts practitioners, volunteers and others working with young people from the NorthWest to join in its annual summer school.

8 Jun 2018 - 16:00

Young people from every county invited to apply for chance to represent Ireland at UN

Applications close June 8th

24 May 2018 - 04:30

- there are almost 6,000 ballot boxes nationwide - divorce referendum was carried by just 9,114 votes -

Youth Council urges almost 690,000 18 to 29 year olds to get out and vote

21 May 2018 - 09:30

National Youth Council welcomes unprecedented surge of voter registration ahead of the referendum on May 25th next

Preliminary figures indicate a potential 90% increase compared to marriage equality referendum

16 May 2018 - 12:30

Health promotion programme receives Gold award for work supporting young people

‘The food is so nice to get; it helps a lot. At the moment I can’t afford certain stuff and it helps me’

No4 Youth Service, Galway was awarded a Gold Standard Health Quality Mark (HQM) by the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) in recognition of their work on health promotion for young people in the Galway area, at a special event held in the Harbour Hotel on Wednesday 16th May at 11am.

15 May 2018 - 15:30

“Build on existing work around consent.”

“Relationships and sexuality education needs to cover a spectrum from knowledge on relationships and gender identity, through to the practical skills around using contraception and accessing reliable information,”

“Working with over 380,000 young people each year, the youth work sector is uniquely placed to provide the necessary training and support” committee told.

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