May 19, 2015

With almost 6,000 ballot boxes natiowide: every vote will count

One vote in each ballot box enough to change the outcome of referendum – divorce referendum was carried by 9,114 votes – The National Youth Council […]
May 19, 2015

Africa Day 2015

What is Africa Day? Africa Day, designated by the African Union as an annual celebration of the continent’s unity, falls on 25th May each year.  Celebrations to mark […]
May 11, 2015

Youth Council calls for Yes vote in Marriage Equality referendum

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has confirmed its support for a Yes vote in the Marriage Equality referendum following a ballot of its members.* […]
May 5, 2015

Millennium Youth Project

The National Youth Council of Ireland is delighted to announce its ‘Millennium Youth Project’, an exciting development education project working with the Baltic Regional Fund Latvia, World […]
April 30, 2015

Up to 120,000 young people not registered to vote, with days to deadline for upcoming referendums

Dublin 33,213; Cork 13,589; Galway 6,862; Limerick 5,632; Waterford 2,972 The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is urging young people to make sure they have […]
April 30, 2015

Youth Sector & Development Education

Youth Sector & Development Education Since February 2015, a number of youth organisations and those working in the youth sector on development education have come together under […]
April 29, 2015

CSO Live Register: Youth Council reaction to latest figures

Decrease in number signing on welcome but almost 15,000 young people long-term unemployed still far too high. The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today voiced […]
March 24, 2015

Alcohol legislation: Time’s up on cheap drink, unregulated advertising and unrestricted availability

Draft legislation welcome, but needs to be strengthened Vested interests of Drinks Industry have no place in development of alcohol policy In a presentation today to the […]
March 20, 2015

International Day of Happiness – March 20th

In 2013, United Nation member states agreed that happiness is a “fundamental human goal” and said that they would work together to achieve “a more inclusive, equitable […]