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July 17, 2018
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Poverty, inequality and mental health key issues for young people in Ireland, UN High-Level Political Forum told

Ireland’s youth delegates to the UN, Lauren Flanagan (24) from Manor Kilbride, County Wicklow and Paul Dockery (23) from Rooskey in County Leitrim chosen to address […]
July 4, 2018

Read what the class of 2017/2018 thought of the Specialist Certificate in Youth Health Promotion

In the academic year 2017/2018, the National Youth Health Programme in collaboration with National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) hosted the Specialist Certificate in Youth Health […]
June 14, 2018

Testimonials: Specialist Certificate in Youth Health Promotion Course

Name: Grace McGee Organisation: Tacú Family Resource Centre – Based in the Maple Youth Centre What was your experience with health promotion before you began with Specialist […]
June 12, 2018
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Relationships, Sexuality and Body Image key issues for young men, Youth Council tells Oireachtas Committee

“Build on existing work around consent.” “Relationships and sexuality education needs to cover a spectrum from knowledge on relationships and gender identity, through to the practical […]
June 12, 2018
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National Youth Council brings annual arts summer school to Mayo for first time

NYCI Youth Arts Summer School: Circus Skills for Youth Workers runs Wed 27th to Fri 29th June in Castlebar, Co. Mayo The National Youth Council of […]
June 8, 2018
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The search for Ireland’s next UN Youth Delegates

Young people from every county invited to apply for chance to represent Ireland at UN Applications close June 8th The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) […]
May 23, 2018
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One vote in each ballot box enough to change the outcome of referendum

– there are almost 6,000 ballot boxes nationwide – divorce referendum was carried by just 9,114 votes – Youth Council urges almost 690,000 18 to 29 […]
May 21, 2018
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Up to 125,000 extra voters registered for referendum

National Youth Council welcomes unprecedented surge of voter registration ahead of the referendum on May 25th next Preliminary figures indicate a potential 90% increase compared to […]
May 16, 2018
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Low incomes, instability and lack of food major worry for some young people in Galway, experts warn

Health promotion programme receives Gold award for work supporting young people ‘The food is so nice to get; it helps a lot. At the moment I […]
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