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 Covid-19 outbreak represents a major challenge for the youth work sector.
It changes the way we all must work. With that in mind, we’re bringing together resources, training and advice to support you through this time.

Contacting our team

We are working remotely as much as possible at the moment.

The best way to contact us is by email: you’ll get our staff contact details here.


Stay up to date with the latest news and information on our work in the youth sector in Ireland.

Let’s Act on Inclusion – A Video Series

Each short clip in the video series can be used as a standalone resource to raise discussions within youth groups, or in conjunction with the free […]

Mary Robinson launches Youth Climate Justice Manifesto

Over 150 young people from around Ireland met to hear from climate justice advocates including former President of Ireland Mary Robinson and Grace O’Sullivan, MEP as well as other young activists including Selina Neirok, Youth Ambassador for the Marshall Islands.

NYCI on RTE does Comic Relief

Our Equality and Intercultural Programme supports many amazing minority ethnic youth groups through its youth work leaders network – Making Links. It was great to see […]


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*In person events and trainings currently suspended. Where possible remote/online alternatives will be provided. Check individual event listings below for details*

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.

Going Global – Connecting & Threading Practice and Organisation – Thursday 13th of August

This 2.5-hour online training session explores and shares how to adapt practice and organisational approaches to being Global.


An online Youth engagement workshop organised by the National Youth Council of Ireland & the Marine Institute of Ireland

ACTion – Youth Work & the SDGs – 20th of August

This 2.5-hour online training session explores and unpacks the connections of Youth Work, young people, and the Sustainable Development Goals.


Our programmes provide expert guidance, practical training and user-friendly resources to support your work with young people.

Become a member of the NYCI

Join the representative body for youth organisations in Ireland and take advantage of the benefits for your organisation


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NYCI complies with The Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary and Charitable Sector in Ireland

NYCI supports Sustainable Development Goals

NYCI Supports Comhlámh’s Code of Good Practice

NYCI is a signatory of the Dochas Code of Conduct on Images and Messages