NYCI is the representative body for voluntary youth organisations in Ireland. We use our collective expertise to act on issues that impact on young people.


The National Youth Council of Ireland has a number of upcoming training courses and events that can be booked online. Click on any of the events below to find out more about them, or click here to see all available training and events that you can book online.

Understanding Young People and Pornography

This interactive one-day training aims to support practitioner’s understanding and knowledge of the topic of pornography and its implications for young people.

Creative approaches in photography when working with young people in a youth work setting

To explore photography as a creative and exciting medium for engaging young people. By developing practical skills in digital photography participants will become inspired and more confident about using photography when working with young people.

Consultation on the Review and Update of NSETS Professional Endorsement Criteria and Procedures (Cork)

This consultation workshop will provide you with the opportunity to give your view to the updating of this important Criteria which guides the work of NSETS.


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NSETS Committee: Call for Expressions of Interest

There are currently vacancies on the NSETS Committee in youth work practitioner category and in the youth work employer category, for which we are now seeking expressions of interest.

‘Young People, Youth Workers and Consent’ – let us know your thoughts

Sexual health and the area of consent is an important area for young people and the issue of consent and lack of information to support young […]

UNFPA International Conference on Population and Development, Nairobi

The Development Education team at NYCI are in Nairobi at the UNFPA International Conference on Population and Development. At the 25th anniversary of #ICPD25 - a […]


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