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#National Youth Council of Ireland

# national-youth-council-of-ireland - Monday 8 October, 2018

Almost 8,000 people under the age of 26 are in long-term unemployment

The National Youth Council of Ireland has called for a €22m investment to resolve the issue.

# national-youth-council-of-ireland - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

'You’re African and this is the way you should be': Minority young people in Ireland and their lives

Developing their own identities can be a challenge for young people from different backgrounds.

# national-youth-council-of-ireland - Thursday 25 February, 2016

County by county: Here's where the extra 30,000 who registered to vote come from

Clare came out with the lowest amount of people being added at just 78.

# national-youth-council-of-ireland - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

The JobBridge €50 top-up won't be increased, here's why

The National Youth Council of Ireland thinks “significant reform” of the internship scheme is needed.

# national-youth-council-of-ireland - Monday 13 October, 2014

Lower dole rate leaves Ireland's young people 'struggling to make ends meet'

An organisation representing young people in Ireland is calling for the €188 rate to be restored for all young people who are taking part in education, training and works experience programmes.

# national-youth-council-of-ireland - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Living with your parents? Over 40% of young people do, but it's getting less common

42 per cent of young people live with their parents, down four per cent over four years.

# national-youth-council-of-ireland - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Three Labour senators targeted over dole cut but they'll support measure

Young people are being urged to lobby three Labour senators to vote against a provision of the Social Welfare and Pensions Bill in the Seanad next week but they will all support the measure.

# national-youth-council-of-ireland - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Column: What do you really know about emigrating?

Emigration from Ireland is once again a reality for many young people and their families – but how much do young people facing the prospect really know about the country they are emigrating to before they leave Ireland, asks Marie-Claire McAleer.

# national-youth-council-of-ireland - Saturday 26 January, 2013

LIVE: Constitutional Convention discusses voting age and presidential term Ccven This post contains videos

LIVE: Constitutional Convention discusses voting age and presidential term

Watch today’s livesteam of events as delegates discuss lowering the voting age and shortening the presidential term.

Convention to discuss lowering vote age and Presidential term

The 100-member Constitutional Convention holds its first full weekend of deliberations in Malahide this weekend.

# national-youth-council-of-ireland - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Irish charities unite to urge government to provide sustainable public services

The group offered their support in making a plan with government in order to stop the “downward spiral of cuts”

# national-youth-council-of-ireland - Friday 16 November, 2012

Council's report: Investing in youth work saves money in long run

The National Youth Council of Ireland says every €1 spent on youth work results saves the State over €2 in the long run.

# national-youth-council-of-ireland - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Children vote on... children's referendum (They went for 'Yes') Referendum This post contains videos

Children vote on... children's referendum (They went for 'Yes')

Five youth organisations give test poll to those not entitled to vote – but whose lives are most likely to be affected by the outcome.

# national-youth-council-of-ireland - Friday 19 October, 2012

First major opinion poll shows 'Yes' leading the way in referendum

A RedC poll commissioned by the National Youth Council of Ireland shows almost universal Yes support.

# national-youth-council-of-ireland - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Column: 16-year-olds can pay taxes and join the army - why not let them vote?

The government is making decisions which adversely affect young people but without allowing them a say, writes Maria Pia Kelly.

# national-youth-council-of-ireland - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Poll: Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote in elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote in elections?

The National Youth Council of Ireland wants the voting age lowered. Do you think 16-year-olds should be franchised?

Youth lobby launches campaign seeking votes for 16-year-olds

The National Youth Council of Ireland says people who can work, pay taxes and join the army should be given a vote.