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March 15, 2018

Voting at 16 Bill moving to next stage in the Seanad

The Electoral (Amendment) (Voting at 16) Bill 2016 proposed and sponsored by Senators Fintan Warfield and Lynn Ruane last year is moving onto the next stage […]
March 12, 2018
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Sleep deprivation at crisis point for young people in Ireland, experts warn

New toolkit to help young people get healthy amount of sleep launched by Minister Harris and National Youth Council of Ireland Sleep deprivation is at crisis […]
February 20, 2018

Make Minority a Priority: Insights from Minority Ethnic Young People

February 7, 2018

Digital Technology and Youth Political Participation

NYCI, in collaboration with UCC and with the support of the Irish Research Council, hosted a seminar on Digital Technology and Youth Political Participation on the […]
February 5, 2018
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50 Voices from 50 Years: an oral history of NYCI

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI), the umbrella body for youth work organisations, celebrated 50 years in existence in 2017. From small beginnings in 1967 […]
January 17, 2018
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Help shape the new EU Youth Strategy

Take Online Survey >> Cycle VI of the ‘EU Structured Dialogue’ (known as ‘Young Voices’ in Ireland) focuses on the creation of the new EU Youth […]
December 7, 2017
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CSO Live Register: Youth Council reaction to latest figures

Just under 25,000 under 25s signing on decrease welcomed but almost 11,000 young people long-term unemployed ‘still far too high’ Youth council calls for urgent implementation […]
November 29, 2017
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Racism, exclusion and integration still issues for minority ethnic young people in Ireland, Youth Council report finds

“I’m seen as a ‘n****r’, ‘a monkey’. [W]e get called these names […] at least once a week” researchers told. Launch of Research Report: ‘Make Minority […]
November 23, 2017
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Youth Summit at Aviva Stadium seeks action on Global Goals

UN Delegates consult with over 300 young people for 2018 reports to EU Commission and United Nations ‘Answer Ireland’s Call’ Youth Summit on Peace, Justice and […]
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