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 […]
December 8, 2015

Growing up in Poverty should be part of our history

Campaign Groups Call for an End to Poverty among Children and Young PeopleJoint Plan calls for the number of children and young people living in poverty […]
December 1, 2015

NYCI launches Pre-Election Manifesto

460,000 young voters: more young voters registered, mobilised and energised than any time in last 20 years Quality employment, youth work funding and career guidance key […]
November 19, 2015

Youth Summit at RDS looks for action on Global Goals

“Change the World” Youth Summit on the Global Sustainable Development Goals Ireland must embrace the new Global Goals for sustainable development, and young people have a […]
November 4, 2015

Youth Guarantee reboot needed, and JobBridge requires review and reform, Youth Council tells social protection committee

Urges Government to step up pace of implementation of scheme to provide education, training or work experience to those unemployed for over 4 months   5,000 […]
October 13, 2015

Reaction: Budget 2016

Young jobseekers: extreme disappointment that cuts not reversed Increase in funding for youth services welcomed The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents youth […]
October 12, 2015

Youth Council calls on Government to invest in young people and youth work services in Budget 2016

•    Every €1 invested in youth work – economic benefit to State is €2.20•    Investment is not only socially just, but economically prudent•    Youth population to […]
October 9, 2015

Youth Council calls on Government to deliver for young jobseekers in budget – especially for long term jobless

New figures show 18,481 long-term unemployed young people.New ILO report confirms youth unemployment still double pre-crisis rate.The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has expressed concern […]