Press Release

July 6, 2017

CSO Live Register: Almost 32,000 under 25s signing on

increase in line with seasonal trends but over 11,000 young people long-term unemployed still far too high Youth council calls for investment to halve this figure […]
July 1, 2017

Youth Council highlights ‘a million good reasons’ to invest in growing youth population

Number of those aged 10-24 to grow to over 1,000,000 by 2025 With our growing youth population set to surpass one million by 2025, investment in […]
June 28, 2017

Networking Seminar for Youth workers/volunteers and youth arts practitioners in the Dublin Region

Time: 10.30-2pm (including networking light lunch)Date: Tuesday, 4th July 2017Location: National Gallery of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2.Cost: Free (includes light lunch and complimentary entry to […]
June 19, 2017

Young people invited to apply for chance to represent Ireland at UN

Applications close June 27th The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – is calling on […]
June 1, 2017

Number of young people on live register creeps up again to over 30,000

Slight increase in line with seasonal trends but > 11,000 young people long-term unemployed still far too high The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has […]
May 9, 2017

Youth Mental Health: new tool to help you find supports and services in your area unveiled

Where can I access youth mental health supports, services and training in my area? A new tool launched today aims to help users answer that very […]
May 3, 2017

RedC poll: 66% of young people support votes for Irish citizens abroad in Presidential elections

New figures published in advance of Government’s Global Civic Forum, taking place May 4th and 5th Youth Council calls on Government to follow through on commitment […]
April 7, 2017

Eisenhower Fellowships – open for application

Youth Leaders Network – Ireland and Northern Ireland Future of Work Conference, Malaga, 14-17 September 2017 Application deadline: 12 noon on Monday, 8th May Are you […]
April 6, 2017

Census 2016 finds youth make up third of population

Ireland’s large youth population unique in Western Europe Drop in 20-34 year old population shows impact of emigration Onus on Government to ensure adequate investment to […]