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May 26, 2015
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Ban Ki-Moon launches UN Youth Delegate Programme for Ireland

UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon meeting a delegation of young people including NYCI’s Millenium Youth Ambassadors Stephen Reid, Rebecca Taylor and Leo Gilmartin at the launch event […]
May 23, 2015
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Youth Council welcomes Yes vote in same-sex marriage referendum

Youth vote decisive factor in resultThe National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the Yes vote in the Marriage Equality referendum. The NYCI is the […]
May 21, 2015
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Youth vote will be key to referendums

Youth groups urge 400,000 18-25 year olds to vote The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today (21.05.15) called on young people to make sure […]
May 21, 2015
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21.5% youth unemployment still far too high

Youth Council reaction to CSO Quarterly Household Survey – Calls for Government to step up implementation of Youth Guarantee – The National Youth Council of Ireland […]
May 19, 2015
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With almost 6,000 ballot boxes natiowide: every vote will count

One vote in each ballot box enough to change the outcome of referendum – divorce referendum was carried by 9,114 votes – The National Youth Council […]
May 11, 2015
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Youth Council calls for Yes vote in Marriage Equality referendum

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has confirmed its support for a Yes vote in the Marriage Equality referendum following a ballot of its members.* […]
April 30, 2015
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Up to 120,000 young people not registered to vote, with days to deadline for upcoming referendums

Dublin 33,213; Cork 13,589; Galway 6,862; Limerick 5,632; Waterford 2,972 The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is urging young people to make sure they have […]
April 29, 2015
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CSO Live Register: Youth Council reaction to latest figures

Decrease in number signing on welcome but almost 15,000 young people long-term unemployed still far too high. The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today voiced […]
March 24, 2015
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Alcohol legislation: Time’s up on cheap drink, unregulated advertising and unrestricted availability

Draft legislation welcome, but needs to be strengthened Vested interests of Drinks Industry have no place in development of alcohol policy In a presentation today to the […]
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