September 17, 2010

Youth Council opposed to youth unemployment payment cuts

November 30th 2009 The National Youth Council of Ireland is opposed to proposals to cut jobseekers allowance for young people under 25 because it is a […]
September 17, 2010

Alcohol advertising needs to be restricted to protect young people

Profits from alcohol advertising should take a back seat to the health of youth The National Youth Council of Ireland are launching a unique report tomorrow […]
September 17, 2010

‘One size fits’ all approach to education a major factor in early school leaving

May 25th 2010 The ‘one size fits all’ instruction and assessment approach in Ireland’s current school system is fundamentally wrong, does not facilitate many young people […]
September 16, 2010

Standpoints: Attitudes of Young People & Youth Workers to to Development and Global Justice Issues

On Thursday, April 29th at 5.45pm the National Youth Council of Ireland will launch new research exploring the attitudes and awareness of young people and adults involved in youth work towards development and global justice issues in the Emmaus Centre, Swords.

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September 14, 2010

Further cuts to benefits will cripple young jobseekers

The National Youth Council of Ireland is calling on the Government to withdraw proposals to further reduce social welfare payments to young jobseekers that are contained […]
September 14, 2010

Young Jobseekers want Opportunities, not Knocks!

Latest Live Register Figures show Government policy on youth unemployment is failing. 
September 14, 2010

Youth Council urges politicians to approve lowering the blood alcohol limit to save lives

The National Youth Council of Ireland fully supports the Road Traffic Bill 2009 led by the Road Safety Authority in its final stage of discussion in […]
September 14, 2010

Voluntary code on alcohol advertising continues to fail our children and young people

The National Youth Council of Ireland believes the report released yesterday on alcohol advertising in 2009 is full of loopholes and weak explanations for apparent breaches […]
September 14, 2010

Recommendation to reduce voting age does not go far enough

The National Youth Council of Ireland’s welcomes the report from the Committee on the Constitution entitled ‘Fourth Report – Article 16: Review of the Electoral System […]