April 29, 2016

Youth Council welcomes Garda Vetting legislation

New ‘E-Vetting’ promises to reduce vetting times The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – […]
April 7, 2016

CSO Live Register: Youth Council reaction to latest figures

Slight decrease in under 25s signing on welcome but over 13,000 young people long-term unemployed still far too high The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) […]
April 5, 2016

National Youth Programme comes to Athlone

National Youth Council of Ireland encourages anyone working with young people in Athlone and surrounding area to attend youth arts event The National Youth Council of […]
February 25, 2016

30,000 extra registered to vote

Youth Council urging 18 to 25’s to get out and voteGuide for first-time voters on The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed that 30,185 […]
February 22, 2016

Youth Council calls for investment in state’s young people

Youth population set to grow by 13% in lifetime of next Government Every €1 invested in youth work – economic benefit to State is €2.20 1,400 […]
February 11, 2016

European Court of Auditors told of concerns on implementation of Youth Guarantee in Ireland

Current levels of youth unemployment would be lower if Youth Guarantee was rolled out as promised, Youth Council tells ECA 5,000 fewer places than promised in […]
February 8, 2016

Final reminder to 59,000 newly eligible young voters – Tuesday registration deadline

Youth Council urges young people to register in time for General Election 59,000 young people in Ireland have turned 18 since last year and will have […]
February 1, 2016

Youth Council urges Government to hold Friday vote

Up to 460,000* young people aged 18 to 25 could make crucial difference in electionPotential Thursday vote risks excluding many The National Youth Council of Ireland […]
December 9, 2015

Youth Council gives broad welcome to Public Health (Alcohol) Bill

NYCI primarily concerned with impact of alcohol misuse and harm on children and young people under 18 years – bill, if enacted, will address advertising and […]