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May 21, 2018
Press Release

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 […]
May 16, 2018
Press Release

Low incomes, instability and lack of food major worry for some young people in Galway, experts warn

Health promotion programme receives Gold award for work supporting young people ‘The food is so nice to get; it helps a lot. At the moment I […]
May 15, 2018
Press Release

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 […]
May 14, 2018
Press Release

Youth Council supports digital age of consent at 13 ahead of crucial Dáil vote

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – has renewed calls to ensure that the […]
April 30, 2018
Press Release

Up to 150,000 young people may not be on electoral register as deadline nears

  The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – is urging young people to make […]
April 30, 2018
NYCI

YouthPact

YouthPact is the Quality and Impact body for the EU PEACE IV Children & Young People’s Programme (Action 2.1). YouthPact is a cross-border partnership of four […]
April 25, 2018
Press Release

Poverty, quality employment and homelessness top issues for young people in Ireland

Launch of A Generation for Change: Spotlight Report on Young People, the Sustainable Development Goals and Ireland ahead of Ireland’s high level UN review Young people […]
April 21, 2018

Submission to the Committee on Education and Skills on the review of Sexual Health and Relationship Education.

The National Youth Health programme (NYHP) sent a submission paper to the Committee of Eduction and Skills on their review of sexual health and relationship education […]
March 21, 2018
Press Release

Votes at 16 Bill defeated: NYCI reaction

Over 126,000 young people will miss out on voting in local and European Parliament elections The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations […]
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