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[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Health and Children debate. Youth work in Ireland: discussion. (29 May 2014)

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Chairman: The purpose of today's meeting is a discussion on the important work of Comhairle na nÓg and the National Youth Council of Ireland. Members will be aware that Comhairle na nÓg and the National Youth Council operate in all the local authority areas countrywide in providing young people with opportunities to get involved in the development of local services and policies. The Ceann Comhairle has a liaison role with Comhairle na nÓg and the National Youth Council in developing synergies. I commend all involved on the work they do.  

I welcome Mr. Berti Nesirky, Tipperary Comhairle and member of CNN National Executive Council, Mr. Cillian Byrne, Meath Comhairle, Ms Kayleigh Power, Galway Comhairle, Ms Becky O'Connell, Waterford Comhairle and Mr. James Doorley, Deputy Director and Mr. James O'Leary, President, National Youth Council of Ireland. Also, present in the Public Gallery are Ms Karyn Farrell and Ms Anne O'Donnell, from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. I thank everybody for attending today's meeting. As a committee, we believe it is important to have ongoing liaison with Comhairle na nÓg and the National Youth Council of Ireland……..

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Item Type:Dail Debates
Source:Oireachtas
Date:29 May 2014
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Subjects:B Substances > Alcohol
B Substances > Tobacco (cigarette smoking) > Tobacco smoke (cigarette law / policy)
T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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