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April 29, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]
February 4, 2015

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

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) […]
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