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September 10, 2013

Youth Council urges young people to register to vote in referendums

50,000 18 year olds eligible to vote for first time Registration deadline: Tuesday, September 17th The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is reminding young people […]
August 29, 2013

Emigration increase highlights need for action

Youth Council reaction to CSO migration figures • almost 35,000 young emigrants The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today (29.08.13) called for more to be done to stem the tide of youth emigration and to support young Irish emigrants both before they leave and in preparation for when they return.
July 10, 2013

Youth Council welcomes referendum on lower voting age

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the Government’s confirmation that a recommendation to lower the voting age from 18 to 16 will be […]
July 2, 2013

National Youth Arts Showcase 2013

Young people show TDs why arts necessary even in times of recession Young people from around Ireland will be taking the opportunity to speak directly to […]
June 26, 2013

Youth unemployment: more investment, not more statements

EU Leaders should work all night to deliver solutions says Youth Council   The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has renewed calls for more investment […]
June 12, 2013

Youth Council calls for action on youth unemployment

Latest figures show 45% signing on for a year or more Over 9,000 for 3 years or more* The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is […]
May 29, 2013

Support for young emigrants needed

Youth Council tells Oireachtas members The current scale of emigration from the Republic of Ireland means action is imperative, according to the National Youth Council of […]
May 16, 2013

Youth Council welcomes EU Council Conclusions

Focus on youth work and youth unemployment key The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the greater recognition of youth work and non formal […]
May 9, 2013

Launch of Youth Emigration Research – ‘Time to Go?’

The National Youth Council of Ireland’s (NYCI) report ‘Time to Go?’ launched today (09.05.13) in the National Library of Ireland, Dublin 2, is the first qualitative […]