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July 3, 2012
Press Release

‘Voluntary’ alcohol code not worth a tap

Centra case just another example of voluntary code failing young people   The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has expressed grave concerns about the extent […]
June 27, 2012
Press Release

We’re Here, Hear Us Now! Young people tell EU what they think .

2 young people to represent Ireland in Cyprus EU visit.

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) will bring young people from diverse backgrounds together today (Thursday, June 28th) at an event in Wood Quay, Dublin, to ensure their voices are heard in the EU.

NYCI’s We’re Here, Hear Us Now! is the national consultation on integration and inclusion in Ireland, which brings together young people and youth workers to tackle the issues and draft recommendations which will be brought to the next EU Youth Conference in Cyprus.

June 18, 2012
Press Release

Access All Areas: Cross-border launch of one-‘start’-shop for diversity

Today Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, will unveil the National Youth Council of Ireland’s Access All Areas: a diversity toolkit at 15.00 […]
May 30, 2012
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Youth Council urges young people to vote

Over 500,000 young people aged 18 to 25 could make crucial difference in referendum   The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is urging young people […]
May 17, 2012
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Youth Council commends 40,000 volunteering in youth work

Online one-‘start’-shop for volunteering in youth work launched as part of National Volunteering Week (May 14th – May 20th) The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) […]
May 10, 2012
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Youth Council presents on Children First Heads of Bill to Oireachtas Committee

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) was invited to present to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children today (May 10th)  to respond to […]
April 30, 2012
Press Release

Youth Council urges young people to register to vote in referendum

Just 2 weeks until registration deadline: Monday 14 May   The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is urging young people to have their voice heard […]
April 26, 2012

NYCI makes youth unemployment presentation to Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Social Protection and Education

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) met with the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Social Protection and Education on Unemployment and Youth.
Read full presentation here >>

NYCI Assistant Director, James Doorley raised a number of issues around NEES (Employment and Entitlements Service Employment and Entitlements Service); SOLAS (Seirbhísí Oideachais Leanunaigh agus Scileanna); the importance of internships for young people and the feasibility of a Youth Guarantee.

Mr Doorley concluded by saying:

April 25, 2012
Press Release

Youth Council welcomes Child Protection Bill

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the publication of the Heads of the Children First Bill by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, […]
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