Press Release

September 28, 2022

“Deep disappointment” as youth work and many young people overlooked in Budget 2023

“Youth work organisations are already running to stand still, and this increase will not allow them to meet inflationary pressures.  We have warned against young people being ignored in this Budget. Such a limited increase when core inflation will be 5.25% for 2023, shows youth work has been overlooked and is facing an effective cut.”
September 22, 2022

Youth Council calls for €12 million investment in young people in next week’s Budget

Over 3,000 people have signed a  National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) petition calling on the government to provide much-needed funding for youth work in Budget 2023, so youth groups across the country can continue to deliver essential services during a cost-of-living crisis that is affecting their ability to reach young people.
September 14, 2022

UN Youth Delegates for 2022-2023 Announced

September 12, 2022

Young people considering emigration for better quality of life than in Ireland

National Youth Council of Ireland calls for action from Government so young people aren’t overlooked in Budget   More than 7 in 10 young people aged […]
June 23, 2022

Voting at 16 Bill Welcome

Youth Council welcomes Bill to extend voting rights to people aged 16 and over Over 130,000 young people aged 16 and 17 in Ireland could vote […]
February 2, 2022

Covid-19 guidance update: 02.02.22

October 22, 2021

Covid-19 guidance update: 22.10.21

October 22, 2021

Minister Coveney meets with Ireland’s UN Youth Delegates for 2021-2022

This is the seventh year that the Department of Foreign Affairs has sponsored the UN Youth Delegate Programme, in partnership with NYCI.
October 12, 2021

Youth Council welcomes increased €5m investment in youth services

Budget ‘recognises impact of Covid-19 on young people and role of youth work’ The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents groups working with […]
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