Category archive: DYS News

Party in The Park is tomorrow!  And another competition :)

It’s the Final Countdown for Party in The Park 2017 After weeks of waiting Party in The Park is just one more sleep away.  The annual one day festival extravaganza organised by Donegal Youth Service for the young people of Donegal takes place tomorrow.  Letterkenny Town Park will be party central from 1-6pm this Wednesday…

Party in The Park 2017 Poster is here!

Our annual one day festival extravaganza is back All young people are invited to come along and end the summer with a bang.  There will be live music and performances all day with bands and musicians of all genres taking to the main stage.  There will also be a wide range of other entertainment on…

Party in The Park 2017

Our annual one day festival extravaganza is back We are here to brighten your rainy Monday morning and let you all know that this year’s Party in The Park will take place on Wednesday the 23rd of August in Letterkenny Town Park. All young people are invited to come along and end the summer with…

LGBT Erasmus Youth Exchange

BreakOUT Donegal hosted an LGBT youth group from Finland last month as part of their Erasmus Youth Exchange. They learned so much in relation to cultural differences, LGBT history from an Irish and Finnish perspective.  Most importantly they learned the importance of linking together and how they may be uniquely different in ways their needs are…

DYS Guide to Surviving The Leaving Cert

The Leaving Cert has just begun, and Donegal Youth Service want to lower stress levels around the county and offer some tips.  We want you to know that whatever happens there are lots of options available to you.  Even if you mix up your algebra with your aurals. First things first you have to take…

*New* Young Adult Support Group

  Not sure what to expect?  Here’s what last years participant’s said: “It was so chilled that I could doodle or draw while the group was on, the informality was perfect, even the way we sat in a loose circle, it allowed us to relax and bond. It allowed you to engage in a way…

DYS Volunteer Karen Conlon Awarded Top Outstanding Young Person Award

DYS Volunteer Karen Conlon was awarded a Top Outstanding Young Person Award at the Donegal JCI Award ceremony last weekend. Karen does so much amazing work with DYS and we are delighted to see her get the recognition she deserves!  We are all absolutely delighted for her.                  …

Easter Activities @ The Loft

Easter Break At The Loft (Learning Opportunities For Teens) There is lots happening at The Loft (16-18 Port Rd, Letterkenny) over the Easter Break, so why not come down and get involved?  And sure if it’s raining you can pop in and relax, play some pool, air hockey, read a book or make some new…

Worldwide Voices Group – Show Racism The Red Card

Show Racism The Red Card The Worldwide Voices Group at Donegal Youth Service show racism the red card for this year’s #SRTRC creative competition.  Young people who participate in the group made a collective decision to enter the competition this year and have their voices heard. What is Show Racism The Red Card? “Show Racism…

Bad Weather Didn’t Dampen Our Spirits! – St. Patrick’s Day Photo Special

A yellow weather warning isn’t enough to stop us celebrating St. Patrick’s Day! We opened our doors at 3.30pm just after the parade for our “green party”.  We celebrated the day with lots of food, face-painting, quizzes and dressing up.  And we’re not going to forget that game of Jenga any time soon! Thank you to everyone…

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