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November 16, 2016
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Votes at home, abroad and at 16

Extending votes to emigrants and young people aged 16 and 17 would enhance democracy in Ireland UCC/NYCI seminar told Extending votes to emigrants and young people […]
November 1, 2016
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Calais: 200 young people should be brought to Ireland

Calls for TDs to support motion to bring 200 young people to Ireland immediately The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents groups working with over […]
October 19, 2016
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JobBridge: decision to abolish scheme welcome, time for fresh start says Youth Council

Report findings also welcome.Radical reform of work experience programme long overdue – vital to ensure there is no JobBridge ‘Mark Two’ The National Youth Council of […]
October 12, 2016
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€5.5m increase in funding for youth services welcomed

Ireland has one of the youngest populations in Europe: investment needed to meet growing demand for services The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which […]
October 11, 2016
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‘Mean-spirited and discriminatory’: Youth Council reaction to Budget 2017

Budget announced today is at best a ‘non-event’ – a ‘do little budget’ for young people. The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents […]
October 6, 2016
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Youth Council welcomes ESRI and Arts Council study showing benefits of the arts for young people

Report highlights barriers to access to arts including social class, gender and language The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents youth organisations working […]
October 5, 2016
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‘A whitewash’ – NYCI view of EU report on youth employment scheme in Ireland

Youth Council expresses astonishment at claims of ‘positive results’. Two and a half years into the plan, over 16,000 young people on the live register for […]
October 4, 2016
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New publication launched today: 8 Steps to Inclusive Youth Work

A must-have for anyone involved in reporting to the National Quality Standards Framework (NQSF) or looking to meet the Outcomes set out in the National Youth […]
August 23, 2016
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NYCI welcomes increase in net inward migration overall But calls on Government to address barriers to return

and do more to ensure the availability of quality jobs and affordable housing to further increase rate of return 76,300 people emigrated 31,700 young emigrants in […]
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