Advocacy & Research

November 7, 2022

Youth Council welcomes introduction of voter pre-registration for 16 and 17 year olds

NYCI calls for Government to extend franchise to 16 and 17 year olds by 2024
September 28, 2022

“Deep disappointment” as youth work and many young people overlooked in Budget 2023

“Youth work organisations are already running to stand still, and this increase will not allow them to meet inflationary pressures.  We have warned against young people being ignored in this Budget. Such a limited increase when core inflation will be 5.25% for 2023, shows youth work has been overlooked and is facing an effective cut.”
September 22, 2022

Youth Council calls for €12 million investment in young people in next week’s Budget

Over 3,000 people have signed a  National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) petition calling on the government to provide much-needed funding for youth work in Budget 2023, so youth groups across the country can continue to deliver essential services during a cost-of-living crisis that is affecting their ability to reach young people.
September 14, 2022

Add your voice to our call to invest €12 million in young people and youth work

September 12, 2022

Young people considering emigration for better quality of life than in Ireland

National Youth Council of Ireland calls for action from Government so young people aren’t overlooked in Budget   More than 7 in 10 young people aged […]
October 12, 2021

Youth Council welcomes increased €5m investment in youth services

Budget ‘recognises impact of Covid-19 on young people and role of youth work’ The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents groups working with […]
October 11, 2021

Over 3,000 sign petition calling on the Government to properly fund youth work in Budget 2022

3,085 of you used your voices to call on the Government to properly fund youth work in Budget 2022
September 29, 2021

NYCI research highlights continued impact of Covid-19 on youth work services and young people’s engagement

September 24, 2021

We’re calling on our Government to invest an extra €10 million in youth services in Budget 2022. Will you support this call?

Add your voice and call on our Government to support young people in Budget 2022 – by investing €10 million in young people and youth work.