Press Release

May 8, 2014

Youth Council statement on Ministerial appointments

Congratulates Minister Fitzgerald Welcomes appointment of Minister Flanagan to Youth Affairs portfolio The Government has today (08.05.2014) appointed Minister Frances Fitzgerald, TD as Minister for Justice […]
May 1, 2014

Only 5 days left to register to vote in local, European and by-elections

Groups urge young people to register to vote and call for a National Voter Registration Day  A coalition of youth groups consisting of the National Youth […]
April 16, 2014

Youth Council welcomes National Policy Framework for Young People

  The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the publication today (16.04.14) of Better Outcomes: Brighter Future: the National Policy Framework for Children and […]
March 26, 2014

Youth Council launches young voter registration drive

urges young people to register to vote in local and European elections   Registration deadline: Tuesday, May 6th The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) today (26.03.14) […]
March 25, 2014

New study highlights impact of recession on young people

42% of young people in Ireland living with their parents 51% see cost as a barrier to healthcare 18% experience serious deprivation The European Foundation for […]
January 28, 2014

Youth Guarantee Plan broadly welcomed by Youth Council

More clarity needed on how much consists of existing provision and what represents new places The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI), the umbrella body that […]
December 11, 2013

Youth Council welcomes Global Diaspora plan, urges Foreign Affairs Committee to support young emigrants

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today (11.12.13) welcomed the Tánaiste’s commitment to reviewing the existing policy on emigrants. The organisation, which represents youth […]
December 5, 2013

Child protection and welfare certificate – Minister recognises country’s first graduates

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is hosting the graduation ceremony for the Certificate in Child Protection and Welfare today (05.12.13) in the Oak Room […]
November 26, 2013

Youth Council reaction to CSO figures: employment increase welcome, need fully funded Youth Guarantee

Reaction to CSO figures: Youth Council welcomes increase in employment Calls for fully funded youth guarantee to assist young jobseekers Emigration still an issue New CSO […]