Press Release

September 13, 2023

Launch of new Shared Island Youth Forum

July 21, 2023

Local Champions announced!

NYCI has launched its Local Champions initiative, bringing together inspirational young people in a campaign aimed at ensuring increased investment in young people and youth work locally and nationally.
July 6, 2023

Youth Council calls on Government to ‘renew social contract with young people’

February 9, 2023

Electoral Commission welcome – extension of franchise to 16 and 17 year-olds priority

Youth Council welcomes establishment of Electoral Commission, reiterates call for extension of franchise to 16 and 17 year-olds The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – […]
February 1, 2023

The future of the media – young people, access and inclusion

NYCI addressed the Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media on Wednesday 1st February 2023 to discuss ‘the future business model plans and long-term […]
November 7, 2022

Youth Council welcomes introduction of voter pre-registration for 16 and 17 year olds

NYCI calls for Government to extend franchise to 16 and 17 year olds by 2024
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 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 […]