Press Release

February 7, 2013

1 year on: glass half empty

Feb 7th 2012: Substance Misuse Report launched by Dept. of Health “Twelve months on: no plan and no action”   The National Youth Council of Ireland […]
January 31, 2013

Youth Council welcomes political support for “youth guarantee”

€3.16 bn – cost of doing nothing to combat youth unemployment   The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) welcomed political support for a “youth guarantee” […]
January 27, 2013

Constitutional Convention: Youth Council welcomes lower voting age recommendation

Vote@16 campaign successful in convincing the Constitutional Convention The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) today (27.01.13) welcomed the Constitutional Convention’s vote in favour of lowering […]
January 26, 2013

Constitutional Convention: Youth Council calls for lower voting age

At the first meeting of the Constitutional Convention in the Grand Hotel Malahide today (26.01.13), the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) called for a reduction […]
January 23, 2013

Voluntary Sector Leaders Call for Investment in National Vetting Bureau

NATIONAL VETTING BUREAU ACT COULD INCREASE WAITING TIMES AND ACT AS A ‘BARRIER TO VOLUNTEERING’   January 23rd, 2012: A group of voluntary sector leaders today […]
December 12, 2012

Seanad to debate youth work and Indecon Economic Assessment of Value of Youth Work

against backdrop of €5.4m cut in funding in Budget 2013 – 30% cut since 2008 The Seanad will debate a motion on youth work today (12.12.12) […]
December 5, 2012

Tough and unfair budget for young people and youth services

Youth Council warns €5.4 million cuts to youth services will hit disadvantaged hardest The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has expressed dismay at the announcement […]
November 30, 2012

Winner of draw announced

Congratulations to Alan Dwane, winner of an iPad. He is the winner of the lucky draw, picked from among those who signed up for information during […]
November 15, 2012

Indecon report: €1 invested in youth work saves €2.22 in the long run

Ireland: 4th highest number of NEETS in EU – Assessment of the Economic Value of Youth Work  launched – Investing in youth work makes economic sense. […]