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October 13, 2015

Reaction: Budget 2016

Young jobseekers: extreme disappointment that cuts not reversed Increase in funding for youth services welcomed The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents youth […]
October 12, 2015

Youth Council calls on Government to invest in young people and youth work services in Budget 2016

•    Every €1 invested in youth work – economic benefit to State is €2.20•    Investment is not only socially just, but economically prudent•    Youth population to […]
October 9, 2015

Youth Council calls on Government to deliver for young jobseekers in budget – especially for long term jobless

New figures show 18,481 long-term unemployed young people.New ILO report confirms youth unemployment still double pre-crisis rate.The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has expressed concern […]
October 8, 2015

NYCI welcomes launch of first National Youth Strategy

  Strategy to address needs of Ireland’s 800,000 10-24 year olds   Positive step, but implementation is key The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – […]
September 30, 2015

Living Wage forum welcome, but increase in temporary contracts and precarious work needs to be tackled

39% of workers on the minimum wage aged between 18 and 29 The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents youth organisations working with […]
September 29, 2015

Growing concern at static youth unemployment figures

Youth unemployment rate remains over 20% The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents youth organisations with 1,400 staff and 40,000 volunteers who work […]
September 17, 2015

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

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

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 […]
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