Comhairle na nOg

Comhairle na nÓg


Comhairle na nÓg is a junior council for young people aged 12 to 18 aimed at providing a voice for young people. Comhairle na nÓg is led and funded at national level by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration & Youth Affairs (DCEDIY) under the National Children’s Strategy 2000 and Better Outcomes Brighter Futures, The national policy framework for children & young people, 2014-2020. Funding is administered through Pobal. At local level supported by Cavan County Council.

Members of Comhairle na nÓg represent young people from all municipal districts in County Cavan and has three main functions

  1. It is a permanent structure that aims to ensure that young people have a voice in matters that affect their lives.
  2. It presents an opportunity to consult young people on matters that affect them.
  3. Children and young people are elected from Comhairle na nÓg to Dáil na nÓg (Young people's parliament) 

How can I get involved?

If you would like to get involved in Comhairle na nÓg, please contact:

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