Press Release

April 30, 2018

Up to 150,000 young people may not be on electoral register as deadline nears

  The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – is urging young people to make […]
April 25, 2018

Poverty, quality employment and homelessness top issues for young people in Ireland

Launch of A Generation for Change: Spotlight Report on Young People, the Sustainable Development Goals and Ireland ahead of Ireland’s high level UN review Young people […]
March 21, 2018

Votes at 16 Bill defeated: NYCI reaction

Over 126,000 young people will miss out on voting in local and European Parliament elections The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations […]
March 12, 2018

Sleep deprivation at crisis point for young people in Ireland, experts warn

New toolkit to help young people get healthy amount of sleep launched by Minister Harris and National Youth Council of Ireland Sleep deprivation is at crisis […]
February 5, 2018

50 Voices from 50 Years: an oral history of NYCI

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI), the umbrella body for youth work organisations, celebrated 50 years in existence in 2017. From small beginnings in 1967 […]
January 17, 2018

Help shape the new EU Youth Strategy

Take Online Survey >> Cycle VI of the ‘EU Structured Dialogue’ (known as ‘Young Voices’ in Ireland) focuses on the creation of the new EU Youth […]
December 7, 2017

CSO Live Register: Youth Council reaction to latest figures

Just under 25,000 under 25s signing on decrease welcomed but almost 11,000 young people long-term unemployed ‘still far too high’ Youth council calls for urgent implementation […]
November 29, 2017

Racism, exclusion and integration still issues for minority ethnic young people in Ireland, Youth Council report finds

“I’m seen as a ‘n****r’, ‘a monkey’. [W]e get called these names […] at least once a week” researchers told. Launch of Research Report: ‘Make Minority […]
November 23, 2017

Youth Summit at Aviva Stadium seeks action on Global Goals

UN Delegates consult with over 300 young people for 2018 reports to EU Commission and United Nations ‘Answer Ireland’s Call’ Youth Summit on Peace, Justice and […]