Press Release

October 14, 2020

Budget 2021: NYCI disappointed with measures to address youth unemployment

October 13, 2020

Youth Council welcomes increased investment in youth services

October 9, 2020

PUP: new figures show young hardest hit by cuts

October 7, 2020

Budget 2021: call for investment in supporting young people through the pandemic

July 22, 2020
Youth Manifesto on Climate Manifesto

Mary Robinson launches Youth Climate Justice Manifesto

Over 150 young people from around Ireland met to hear from climate justice advocates including former President of Ireland Mary Robinson and Grace O’Sullivan, MEP as well as other young activists including Selina Neirok, Youth Ambassador for the Marshall Islands.
July 2, 2020

Reaction to latest CSO live register figures:

We have expressed concern and disappointment over the lack of urgency and focus on youth unemployment in the Programme for Government. There is no reference to ‘youth employment’ or ‘youth unemployment’ in the 125 page text.
June 28, 2020

Concern ‘Youth Affairs’ omitted from name of new Department of Children

We are very concerned at initial indications from the Taoiseach's announcement that ‘Youth Affairs’ may be dropped from the name of the Department, and we are calling for this to be reversed.
June 26, 2020
Digital Youth Work & STEAM

Sexting during Covid-19 an issue for young people as restrictions ease, experts warn

As restrictions ease, NYCI’s National Youth Health Programme will be working with youth workers to support young people to look after their sexual health and build healthy relationships as we enter into a ‘new normal'.
June 12, 2020

Save DCYA

NYC has renewed its call for the retention of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) in the next Government.
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