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 7, 2019

Skills Summary launched

Life skills learned outside school must be measured and valued if we want young people ready for digital economy, says Youth Council New online tool to […]
July 31, 2018

Invest €2m in access to apprenticeships to help halve long-term youth unemployment

Youth Council calls for measures to tackle youth unemployment  as part of a number of costed measures detailed in its Pre-Budget Submission launching today We need […]
July 17, 2018

Poverty, inequality and mental health key issues for young people in Ireland, UN High-Level Political Forum told

Ireland’s youth delegates to the UN, Lauren Flanagan (24) from Manor Kilbride, County Wicklow and Paul Dockery (23) from Rooskey in County Leitrim chosen to address […]
June 12, 2018

Relationships, Sexuality and Body Image key issues for young men, Youth Council tells Oireachtas Committee

“Build on existing work around consent.” “Relationships and sexuality education needs to cover a spectrum from knowledge on relationships and gender identity, through to the practical […]
June 12, 2018

National Youth Council brings annual arts summer school to Mayo for first time

NYCI Youth Arts Summer School: Circus Skills for Youth Workers runs Wed 27th to Fri 29th June in Castlebar, Co. Mayo The National Youth Council of […]
June 8, 2018

The search for Ireland’s next UN Youth Delegates 2018

Young people from every county invited to apply for chance to represent Ireland at UN Applications close June 8th The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) […]
May 23, 2018

One vote in each ballot box enough to change the outcome of referendum

– there are almost 6,000 ballot boxes nationwide – divorce referendum was carried by just 9,114 votes – Youth Council urges almost 690,000 18 to 29 […]
May 21, 2018

Up to 125,000 extra voters registered for referendum

National Youth Council welcomes unprecedented surge of voter registration ahead of the referendum on May 25th next Preliminary figures indicate a potential 90% increase compared to […]