Young people from every county invited to apply for chance to represent Ireland at UN

Applications close June 8th The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – is calling on young people aged 18 to 25 from around Ireland to apply to become Ireland’s UN Youth Delegate for 2018/2019. The United Nations Youth Delegate Programme, coordinated in Ireland by […]

Up To 4,300 Young People In Tipperary May Not Be On Electoral Register With Days To Deadline

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – is urging young people to make sure they have registered to vote before the registration deadline next Saturday November 25th.   A RedC poll conducted for the NYCI earlier this year found that 22% of those aged […]

1,799 young jobseekers in Tipperary

Youth Council calls for measures to reduce youth unemployment in County Tipperary and nationwide New data from the Department of Social Protection shows that the number of young people in Tipperary in receipt of Jobseeker’s Allowance or Benefit is 1799.* This number is still far too high and investment to tackle the continued high level […]

Cashel girl chosen to address international research launch

National Youth Council invited Danielle Grayson to speak at the launch of ‘Screenagers: Using ICT, Digital and Social Media in Youth Work’ research 17 year old Danielle Gayson from Cashel, County Tipperary was chosen to be one of the keynote speakers at an event held last month (02.03.16) in the CHQ Building in Dublin to […]

NYCI voice concern at number of long term unemployed aged under 25

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has today voiced concern at the number of long term unemployed aged under 25. New figures released today (07.04.16) by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that the number of those aged under 25 signing on the Live Register in March 2016 was 38,391. This represents a decrease […]

15,040 young people in Tipperary aged 18-25 eligible to vote in elections

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed the news that 4,498 new voters have been added to the supplementary register in Tipperary since February. They will now have the right to vote in the upcoming European and local elections on Friday May 23rd. Earlier this year NYCI launched Pledge2reg, a nationwide initiative to […]