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February 7, 2012
Press Release

Youth Council: Substance Misuse report welcome, now is time to act and prioritise young people’s lives over industry profits

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) welcomed the report of the National Substance Misuse Strategy Steering Group launched today, but emphasised the need to act […]
February 1, 2012
Press Release

Youth Council calls on Government to draw down from €30 billion EU funds to address youth unemployment

Against the backdrop of CSO figures released today showing over 75,300 young people on the live register* the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is urging Government to draw down EU monies to fund incentives and public works to employ young jobseekers.

January 17, 2012

Vote@16 Youth Conference

Young people from around Ireland attended NYCI’s Vote@16 youth conference on February 11th, 2012 – focusing on democracy and how young Irish people can become active […]
January 16, 2012

Report available! ‘Making the case for Development Education in Youth Work’

A seminar Making the Case for Development Education in Youth Work, took place on 9 February 2012 as part of the NYCI National Youth Development Education Programme. The […]
December 7, 2011
Press Release

Launch of first Irish Youth Health Promotion Database

Today Dr. Collette Kelly of NUIG will unveil the National Youth Council of Ireland’s Irish Youth Health Promotion Bibliography at 12pm in the Science Gallery, Dublin. […]
December 5, 2011
Press Release

Devil is in the detail as cuts hit young people hard

The National Youth Council of Ireland is disappointed with the announcements in relation to education, training and support for young people. Young people in particular have been hit hard by the recession, with 27% unemployed and continuing high levels of emigration now being compounded by cuts to vital supports.

December 5, 2011
Press Release

Launch of Youth Volunteering Report – ‘Lending a Hand: Young People and Volunteering in Ireland’

Today Fergus Finlay, Chair of Volunteer Ireland, will unveil the National Youth Council of Ireland’s report ‘Lending a Hand: Young People and Volunteering in Ireland’ at 11 am in the Oak Room of the Mansion House, Dublin.

December 1, 2011

Digitales from Zambia from our 2011 participants

Digi-tales are being used widely by our partner organisations in Zambia. They use a sequence of photos to tell a story along with a voice over […]
November 28, 2011

Lending a Hand: Young People and Volunteering in Ireland

Today, Fergus Finlay, Chair of Volunteer Ireland, unveiled the National Youth Council of Ireland’s report ‘Lending a Hand: Young People and Volunteering in Ireland’ at the […]
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