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February 22, 2016

Youth Council calls for investment in state’s young people

Youth population set to grow by 13% in lifetime of next Government Every €1 invested in youth work – economic benefit to State is €2.20 1,400 […]
February 11, 2016

European Court of Auditors told of concerns on implementation of Youth Guarantee in Ireland

Current levels of youth unemployment would be lower if Youth Guarantee was rolled out as promised, Youth Council tells ECA 5,000 fewer places than promised in […]
February 8, 2016

Final reminder to 59,000 newly eligible young voters – Tuesday registration deadline

Youth Council urges young people to register in time for General Election 59,000 young people in Ireland have turned 18 since last year and will have […]
February 1, 2016

Youth Council urges Government to hold Friday vote

Up to 460,000* young people aged 18 to 25 could make crucial difference in electionPotential Thursday vote risks excluding many The National Youth Council of Ireland […]
December 9, 2015

Youth Council gives broad welcome to Public Health (Alcohol) Bill

NYCI primarily concerned with impact of alcohol misuse and harm on children and young people under 18 years – bill, if enacted, will address advertising and […]
December 8, 2015

Growing up in Poverty should be part of our history

Campaign Groups Call for an End to Poverty among Children and Young PeopleJoint Plan calls for the number of children and young people living in poverty […]
December 1, 2015

NYCI launches Pre-Election Manifesto

460,000 young voters: more young voters registered, mobilised and energised than any time in last 20 years Quality employment, youth work funding and career guidance key […]
November 19, 2015

Youth Summit at RDS looks for action on Global Goals

“Change the World” Youth Summit on the Global Sustainable Development Goals Ireland must embrace the new Global Goals for sustainable development, and young people have a […]
November 4, 2015

Youth Guarantee reboot needed, and JobBridge requires review and reform, Youth Council tells social protection committee

Urges Government to step up pace of implementation of scheme to provide education, training or work experience to those unemployed for over 4 months   5,000 […]
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