Advocacy & Research

November 22, 2019

Rural youth: public transport, employment and investment in youth and mental health services key issues

The research highlights that one of the biggest challenges facing young people living in rural Ireland is limited public transport, which hinders contact with others, impedes access to services available in urban settings and reinforces a sense of social isolation.
October 16, 2019

Brexit Budget Not a Good Deal for Youth Sector

NYCI post-budget analysis available here >> In the NYCI Pre-Budget 2020 submission, we called on Government to give young people and the youth sector a fair […]
October 9, 2019

Budget 2020: increase in youth services funding small step in right direction

National Youth Council of Ireland – Comhairle Náisiúnta na nÓg MEDIA RELEASE: Budget 2020: increase in youth services funding small step in right direction Measures to […]
October 7, 2019

Call for nominations to the PAC deadline 5pm October 21st

The NYCI Policy and Advocacy Committee (PAC) plays an important role in developing and informing the NYCI policy and advocacy agenda. We are now calling on NYCI member organisations to nominate one person to service on the PAC for the next two years.
September 30, 2019

Youth Council calls on Minister Zappone to give young people and youth work a fair share in Budget 2020

National Youth Council of Ireland – Comhairle Náisiúnta na nÓg MEDIA RELEASE: Youth Council calls on Minister Zappone to give young people and youth work a […]
May 29, 2019

National Youth Work Showcase – register your group!

Youth Work Changes Lives Round Room of the Mansion House | Wednesday, June 19th | 11:30am-2:30pm A fun-filled extravaganza celebrating the value, diversity and vitality of youth […]
May 23, 2019
Get out the vote

NYCI urges almost 700,000 young people to get out and vote on Friday

Youth Council urges almost 700,000 young people to get out and vote on Friday 578,104 Irish Citizens aged 18-29 entitled to vote in local and European […]
May 2, 2019

NYCI urges young people to register to vote by May 7th deadline

Youth Council urges young people to register before May 7th deadline for local and European Elections Over 60,000 young people have turned 18 since the 2018 […]
March 15, 2018

Voting at 16 Bill moving to next stage in the Seanad

The Electoral (Amendment) (Voting at 16) Bill 2016 proposed and sponsored by Senators Fintan Warfield and Lynn Ruane last year is moving onto the next stage […]
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