May 9, 2017

Youth Mental Health: new tool to help you find supports and services in your area unveiled

Where can I access youth mental health supports, services and training in my area? A new tool launched today aims to help users answer that very […]
May 3, 2017

RedC poll: 66% of young people support votes for Irish citizens abroad in Presidential elections

New figures published in advance of Government’s Global Civic Forum, taking place May 4th and 5th Youth Council calls on Government to follow through on commitment […]
April 7, 2017

Eisenhower Fellowships – open for application

Youth Leaders Network – Ireland and Northern Ireland Future of Work Conference, Malaga, 14-17 September 2017 Application deadline: 12 noon on Monday, 8th May Are you […]
April 6, 2017

Census 2016 finds youth make up third of population

Ireland’s large youth population unique in Western Europe Drop in 20-34 year old population shows impact of emigration Onus on Government to ensure adequate investment to […]
April 6, 2017

Coding and creativity collide: Young people to take on robotics, electronics and the arts in major new nationwide initiative

National Youth Council, Camara Education Ireland and Science Foundation Ireland join forces to bring STEM skills to young people all over Ireland. The ambitious new ‘Maker Project’ […]
April 5, 2017

European Court of Auditors: Ireland’s implementation of EU Youth Guarantee falls short of expectations

EU Auditors report a wakeup call for Irish Government and EU Commission on flaws in Youth Guarantee programme – time for review and reboot, says Youth […]
March 31, 2017

Youth Council welcomes recognition of Traveller ethnicity

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – has welcomed the announcement today that the […]
March 29, 2017

Voting at 16: youth groups express disappointment as Seanad delays Bill to extend voting rights

Democracy delayed is democracy denied, says Youth Council Disappointed at unnecessary delay, but the #VoteAt16 campaign goes on The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – […]
March 29, 2017

Voting at 16: Youth Council welcomes Bill to extend voting rights to young people aged 16 and over

Up to 126,000 young people aged 16 and 17 could vote in the 2019 Local and European Elections Arguments first used to disenfranchise women now being […]