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.


One World Week 2020 is on from November 23rd to 29th
and our annual youth summit has been transformed into a week-long festival of activities, inspiration and youth activism, all through the lens of this year’s theme: power. 

Take a look at what we have in store for you!

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.

Will you be registering to vote before next Wednesday?

Among the information overload we're all suffering from, one important date for our democracy risks going unnoticed: You need to register to vote before the Wednesday […]

New toolkit: Using Games in Youth Work

NYCI and Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) are delighted to launch our new toolkit, Using Games in Youth Work for Development Education. This very practical resource […]

One World Week Festival announced!

One World Week 2020 is just around the corner – and our annual youth summit has been transformed into a week-long festival of activities, inspiration and […]


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*The majority of our events currently take place online. A small number of trainings are delivered in-person. Check individual 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.

Skills Summary in Youth Work – Online Training 9th December

This 2 h online training is for all who would like to explore the potential of the digital Skills Summary tool for your youth work practice – face to face & online.


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


The @CSOIreland report that Covid has resulted in a 47% youth unemployment rate. Tackling this and providing opportunity for young people is central to our recovery. @nycinews

Our member @MacranaFeirme are conducting a survey of young farmers & rural youth on a range of issues see details here

Today's event 🌳How to change?
Meet the #politicians! How to #advocate for policy change?
This is your beginners guide to understanding what #policy is, how it’s done, and most importantly how you can lobby to advocate for policy change.
Register #climate

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NYCI supports Sustainable Development Goals

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