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September 17, 2015
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Ireland’s first UN Youth Delegates depart for global summit

Ireland’s first ever UN Youth Delegates were officially announced by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD at an event held in Muckross Park […]
August 26, 2015
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Youth unemployment rate drifting back up

Youth unemployment rate increases for 2nd quarter to 22.4% The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents youth organisations with 1,400 staff and 40,000 volunteers […]
August 26, 2015
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Youth Council concerned emigration still high

warns more  needs to be done on availability of quality jobs and housing to increase rate of return CSO Migration Estimates: Youth Council reaction to latest […]
August 19, 2015
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Youth Council welcomes JobBridge review but terms of reference will be key

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the Government decision to conduct an external independent evaluation of the JobBridge scheme, but has warned that […]
August 11, 2015
Press Release

Youth Council welcomes Government announcement of Living Wage Forum

Highlights that number of young people in temporary employment rose from 11.2% in 2004 to 34.9% in 2012 The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has […]
August 11, 2015
Press Release

1,102 young jobseekers benefit from JobsPlus nationwide – but up to 25,610 eligible for €7,500 scheme to reduce youth unemployment

Many not aware of incentives for employers who take on young people  The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed news that 1,102 young nationwide* […]
August 5, 2015
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Youth Council expresses concern at consistently high youth unemployment

CSO Live Register: reaction to latest figures Youth Council expresses concern at consistently high youth unemployment  (20.2%) – still double the pre-crisis rate  19,000 young people […]
July 7, 2015
Press Release

Electoral Commission must be properly resourced and prioritise young voters

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today (07.07.15) called on Government to ensure that the proposed Electoral Commission is properly resourced and prioritises the […]
June 16, 2015
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Youth Council welcomes Senator VanTurnhout’s proposed amendment to Gender Recognition Bill

Interim Gender Recognition Certificate for young people a positive step The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today (16.06.15) announced its support for Senator Jillian […]
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