Category archive: DYS News

    We are delighted to announce that we have been announced as a County winner of the National Lottery #GoodCausesAwards 2018! We are delighted with the news and thank you to all our members for their support.  It’s for our Daybreak Project – Supporting early or potential school leavers.  We now go forward to the Regional Final…

    It’s nearly Leaving Cert Results Day!  What’s next?! The Letterkenny Youth Information Centre have a helpline!  The final countdown is on!  The long wait is nearly over, and the Leaving Cert results are nearly here.  You will be able to check them on www.examinations.ie from 12 noon on Wednesday the 15th of August.  Remember to…

    Celebrations in the sunshine and the world’s first National LGBTI+ Youth Strategy A group of young people from Donegal Youth Service’s BreakOut project travelled to Dublin for Pride 2018.  On Friday they attended the launch of the National LGBTI+ Youth Strategy, the first of its kind in the world.  Saturday saw the group enjoying a…

    Our 3 new volunteers are from Spain and Romania Donegal Youth Service has six new full-time volunteers over the next 2 years thanks to their successful application to Leargas for an Erasmus+ Volunteering Project.    The project has been funded from June 2018 until May 2020.  The new volunteers are from Spain and Romania, and…

    Youth Talk Donegal – New Name, Same Service ‘Teen Talk’, the one-to-one mental health support service at Donegal Youth Service has a new name.  It is now called ‘Youth Talk Donegal’, to better reflect the cohort of young people it supports.  Young people aged 12-25 can avail of the free and confidential support service based…

    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.  

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