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February 10, 2012

A New Age in Voting – Launch of the “Vote at 16” campaign 2012

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is bringing young people from around Ireland together at the Vote@16 Youth Conference, to launch the 2012 campaign to […]
February 7, 2012

Youth Council: Substance Misuse report welcome, now is time to act and prioritise young people’s lives over industry profits

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) welcomed the report of the National Substance Misuse Strategy Steering Group launched today, but emphasised the need to act […]
February 1, 2012

Youth Council calls on Government to draw down from €30 billion EU funds to address youth unemployment

Against the backdrop of CSO figures released today showing over 75,300 young people on the live register* the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is urging Government to draw down EU monies to fund incentives and public works to employ young jobseekers.

December 7, 2011

Launch of first Irish Youth Health Promotion Database

Today Dr. Collette Kelly of NUIG will unveil the National Youth Council of Ireland’s Irish Youth Health Promotion Bibliography at 12pm in the Science Gallery, Dublin. […]
December 5, 2011

Devil is in the detail as cuts hit young people hard

The National Youth Council of Ireland is disappointed with the announcements in relation to education, training and support for young people. Young people in particular have been hit hard by the recession, with 27% unemployed and continuing high levels of emigration now being compounded by cuts to vital supports.

December 5, 2011

Launch of Youth Volunteering Report – ‘Lending a Hand: Young People and Volunteering in Ireland’

Today Fergus Finlay, Chair of Volunteer Ireland, will unveil the National Youth Council of Ireland’s report ‘Lending a Hand: Young People and Volunteering in Ireland’ at 11 am in the Oak Room of the Mansion House, Dublin.

November 18, 2011

Young people urge shoppers to ‘Consume with Care’ in run-up to Christmas

The National Youth Council of Ireland is bringing young people from across Ireland together in Dublin tomorrow (Saturday, Nov 19th) to celebrate One World Week 2011, […]
November 14, 2011

‘A Rich Man’s World?’ Young people gather in Cork to show solidarity with young people around the world

A number of youth groups from Cork and Limerick will gather tomorrow (Saturday, Nov 12th) in Cork to celebrate One World Week. The Deputy Lord Mayor […]
October 26, 2011

Youth Council urges young people to vote and calls for this to be last weekday election

Over 500,000 young people aged 18 to 25 could make crucial difference in presidential election.

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) is urging young people to make their voice heard by voting in the presidential election tomorrow.  For anyone under 31 years of age this is the first time they have had a chance to elect our President. 

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