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February 4, 2015
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Reaction to latest Live Register figures

1,361 more young people on live registerRate of youth unemployment still at 21.6% welcomes extension of JobsPlus scheme to young people 4 months unemployed calls on […]
January 15, 2015
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No referendum on voting age: Youth Council expresses disappointment but says campaign will go on

Voting age can still be extended to 16 and 17 year olds in local and European elections, without referendum The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) […]
December 10, 2014
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RedC poll: 4 in 10 young people struggling to make ends meet as a result of dole cuts

1 in 4 unable to move out of home as a result of the cuts made to Jobseeker’s Allowance Youth Council calls on Government to restore […]
November 17, 2014
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Tackling sexism online discussed at major conference in Dublin Castle

We need to shine a spotlight on the presence and nature of online sexism, conference told – NYCI Annual Conference: Been there, done that… where’s the […]
November 3, 2014
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Youth Council reaction to Budget 2015

Maintenance of funding for youth services welcomed Young jobseekers: disappointment that cuts not reversed; no additional funding for Youth Guarantee The National Youth Council of Ireland […]
October 8, 2014
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Major Conference on Global Youth Work takes place in Dublin Castle

Development education strategy for Ireland vital, conference told – Young People: Connected, Respected and Empowered: A conference on development education and youth – As global citizens, […]
September 24, 2014
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Young people called on to join campaign against hate speech

Underreporting key issue in fight against online hate speech Twitter, Council of Europe and Youth Council spearhead launch of No Hate Speech Movement in Ireland. The […]
September 16, 2014
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Return migration plan vital, in context of upturn in economy

165,300 young people have emigrated over the last 5 years, conference told Home is where the heart is – A conference on return migration from a […]
September 15, 2014
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RedC/NYCI poll: 30% of young people aged 18-25 not registered to vote

Youth Council calls for overhaul of outdated registration system Poll also indicates independents and Sinn Fein performed best among young voters in local and European elections […]
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