Tipperary: 758 young people on apprenticeship programmes

At present there are 758 young people on apprenticeship programmes in County Tipperary, we need increased investment in Budget 2020 to support more young people into an apprenticeship and a range of other employment and training measures to reduce long-term youth unemployment. That was the message from James Doorley, National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) […]

Tipperary: Over 400 young people long term unemployed

Youth Council calls for investment in access to apprenticeships to help halve long-term youth unemployment – Youth Council publishes Pre-Budget Submission with costed measures to support young people – The number of young persons under 26 years of age that are in receipt of jobseeker’s allowance, jobseeker’s benefit or signing for credits for 12 months […]

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 […]

63 young jobseekers benefit from JobsPlus in Tipperary – but up to 1166 eligible for €7,500 scheme to reduce youth unemployment

Many not aware of incentives for employers who take on young people   The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) has welcomed news that 63 young jobseekers in County Tipperary* have benefited from the JobsPlus scheme since its introduction in July 2013. However, based on the latest figures from the Department of Social Protection, up […]

Specific EU Funding Program Required To Tackle Scourge Of Youth Unemployment – Prendergast

Labour MEP for Munster Phil Prendergast has today called on European Commission President José Manuel Barroso to introduce a specific funding stream to alleviate youth unemployment across the European Union.   Speaking from Strasbourg, Ms Prendergast said “The youth unemployment rates across the EU-27 are through the roof, with more than 1 in 5 young people […]