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May 11, 2015
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Youth Council calls for Yes vote in Marriage Equality referendum

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has confirmed its support for a Yes vote in the Marriage Equality referendum following a ballot of its members.* […]
April 30, 2015
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Up to 120,000 young people not registered to vote, with days to deadline for upcoming referendums

Dublin 33,213; Cork 13,589; Galway 6,862; Limerick 5,632; Waterford 2,972 The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is urging young people to make sure they have […]
April 29, 2015
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CSO Live Register: Youth Council reaction to latest figures

Decrease in number signing on welcome but almost 15,000 young people long-term unemployed still far too high. The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today voiced […]
March 24, 2015
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Alcohol legislation: Time’s up on cheap drink, unregulated advertising and unrestricted availability

Draft legislation welcome, but needs to be strengthened Vested interests of Drinks Industry have no place in development of alcohol policy In a presentation today to the […]
March 10, 2015
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An integrated approach to youth mental health

Irish Times: ‘National youth health programme promotes joined-up approach to mental health’ The Irish Times HealthPlus supplement published an excellent piece on the NYCI Health Quality […]
March 4, 2015
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Live register: small decrease in number signing on welcome but 20.3% youth unemployment still far too high

Calls for Government to step up implementation of Youth Guarantee The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today issued a reminder that at 20.3%* youth […]
March 3, 2015
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Youth Council welcomes new Diaspora Policy

Vital that policy is fully resourced and implemented Many elements organisation has called for included The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the publication […]
February 24, 2015
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JobBridge in need of review and reform, despite positive elements, Youth Council report finds

57% satisfied with their internship but only 27% secure full time employment Internships have a role to play, but only if properly structured and controlled. The […]
February 19, 2015
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Youth Council welcomes Children and Family Relationships Bill

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the publication today (19.02.15) of the Children and Family Relationships Bill, which seeks to provide legal clarity […]
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