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.

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

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.

Understanding Self-Harm – Waterford

Understanding Self – Harm training is a one-day interactive training developed by the National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP).

Connecting with Young Men – Engage Level 6

This is a one day course that aims to assist a broad range of practitioners to effectively connect with young men on mental health and wellbeing issues.


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NUI Certificate in Global Youth Work and Development Education

We are delighted to announce our new NUI Certificate in Global Youth Work and Development Education is now open for applications.

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National Mapping of Youth Arts Provision – Are You On The Map?

Involved in youth arts in youth work settings? Make sure your work is counted in the first ever mapping of arts in youth work settings.


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

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


NYCI members:

🚨Can nominate representatives and have full voting rights at our AGM
🚨Stand for election to our Board of Directors
🚨Nominate to a range of external strategic groups, forums and international opportunities through us


The Belfast consultation on the review and updating of NSETS is THIS WEDNESDAY. Register to attend now:

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