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February 13, 2013
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Youth Council welcomes Garda Vetting staff increase

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the announcement by Alan Shatter TD, Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence that 25 additional staff will […]
February 7, 2013
Press Release

1 year on: glass half empty

Feb 7th 2012: Substance Misuse Report launched by Dept. of Health “Twelve months on: no plan and no action”   The National Youth Council of Ireland […]
January 31, 2013
Press Release

Youth Council welcomes political support for “youth guarantee”

€3.16 bn – cost of doing nothing to combat youth unemployment   The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) welcomed political support for a “youth guarantee” […]
January 31, 2013

Youth Guarantee

The NYCI has been a long time advocate of a youth guarantee – a scheme which would see young people aged 18 to 24 offered a […]
January 27, 2013
Press Release

Constitutional Convention: Youth Council welcomes lower voting age recommendation

Vote@16 campaign successful in convincing the Constitutional Convention The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) today (27.01.13) welcomed the Constitutional Convention’s vote in favour of lowering […]
January 26, 2013
Press Release

Constitutional Convention: Youth Council calls for lower voting age

At the first meeting of the Constitutional Convention in the Grand Hotel Malahide today (26.01.13), the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) called for a reduction […]
January 24, 2013

Vote at 16 Submission to the Constitutional Convention

The campaign is gathering momentum – members of the NYCI Vote@16 campaign group will be addressing the Constitutional Convention on Saturday 26th January on the issue […]
January 23, 2013
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Voluntary Sector Leaders Call for Investment in National Vetting Bureau

NATIONAL VETTING BUREAU ACT COULD INCREASE WAITING TIMES AND ACT AS A ‘BARRIER TO VOLUNTEERING’   January 23rd, 2012: A group of voluntary sector leaders today […]
December 12, 2012
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Seanad to debate youth work and Indecon Economic Assessment of Value of Youth Work

against backdrop of €5.4m cut in funding in Budget 2013 – 30% cut since 2008 The Seanad will debate a motion on youth work today (12.12.12) […]
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