Author archive: Layla

    Big Day at The Dáil and a Political Briefing for Donegal Youth Councillors Amy and Conor A political briefing and a trip to the Dáil.  Wednesday the 25th of April will certainly be a day to remember for Donegal Youth Council Mayor AmyMcCoy and former Deputy Mayor Conor Walker.  The pair travelled to Dublin for…

    Q&A with Leo Varadkar on Friday the 13th We were one of several community organisations from around the country invited to take part in a live Q&A with An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.  We were joined by Joe McHugh for an evening of tea and conversation for the big event.  If you missed it you can…

    Getting Experience It can be tough finding work when you don’t have much experience. Lots of places want applicants to have a few years experience coming in the door, and how do you get experience if you need experience to get experience? How do you get a leg up, or a foot in? Fill out…

    Are you ready to try something new? Starting in June in Letterkenny and Ballybofey.  Are you… 14-24 years old? Not in full time education, employment or training? Ready to try something new? Why not contact us today and see what Youthscape can do for you.  

    Helping parents/guardians with the birds and the bees talk! An exciting, innovative project developed by Donegal Youth Service and the Donegal Library Service, and supported by HSE Health Promotion & Improvement was launched on Thursday the 15th of March at the Moyle National School in Newtowncunningham. The project aims to encourage and support parents and…

    Notification of Annual General Meeting Donegal Youth Service are holding an Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 18th April 2018 at 7.30pm in the main DYS office at 16-18 Port Rd, Letterkenny (the Old Cinema building). Information on nomination to the Board of Directors is available by telephoning Lorraine Thompson Regional Director on 0749129630. All welcome…

    From Donegal to Brussels with a story to tell Two delegates from the Donegal Youth Service Young Carers Project travelled to the European Parliament in Brussels from the 5th-7th of March. They made the long trip to Belgium to meet with the European Parliament’s Informal Carers Interest Group, having been invited by Irish MEP Marian…

    LOFT’s Mentors Group Plan a St. Patrick’s Day Party Look no further than LOFT for a fun filled afternoon this St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday the 17th.  The Mentors group have planned a great afternoon for the young people of Letterkenny.  To start they will be handing out free tea, coffee and hot chocolate to the public…

    The big bad ‘a’ word Acne.  Spots.  Pimples.  They’re a part of life.  Many young people (and not so young people!) feel self conscious about their skin.  For some it even stops them doing social things, despite how normal and common it is. It’s estimated that 85% of people between the ages of 12 and…

    YIC Talks is the name, public speaking skills are the aim!  ‘YIC Talks’ is the public speaking and discussion youth group that meets bi-weekly in Donegal Youth Service. The Letterkenny Youth Information Centre set up the group in January, and it has grown from strength to strength since.  They want young people to have the…

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