Category archive: DYS News

    Donegal Youth Service are a proud Youth Network for Peace Partner The Youth Network for Peace is a youth led regional project which will involve 10,000 young people to connect in a range of participative social action projects on a cross community and cross border basis. Core to this dynamic Youth Network for Peace will…

    Donegal Youth Council Sexual Health Initiative a Great Success The evaluations are in: The Donegal Youth Council’s Sexual Health Event ‘Beyond the Birds and Bees’ was a great success.  There were 4 students from each of Donegal’s 27 secondary schools invited to attend the one day event on March 22nd in the Mount Errigal Hotel,…

    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…

    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…

    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…

    Congratulations to Amy McCoy and Lauren Cooley Donegal Youth Council have just voted in a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor who will lead the newly elected group over the coming year. Amy McCoy, from The Royal and Prior Raphoe, will be the chairperson of the Youth Council for the coming year, ably assisted by Deputy…

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