Category archive: DYS News

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…

No Hate Speech Movement

Do you know what it is?  Stay tuned!  

IYMAS Donegal 2017 The Majors//The Minors

The Majors//The Minors – Ciaran Coyle and Emory Ramsay The Majors//The Minors will be heading to the Aviva Stadium in April to take part in the Irish Youth Music Awards after winning the Donegal selection gig. They will be performing the winning song ‘The Ocean’ from the band All The Cannibals who also performed on…

DYS Chosen as Donegal Charity to Receive Trash ‘N’ Fashion Funds!

  Last week the Trash ‘N’ Fashion team asked you, the public to vote for a Donegal charity that should receive the funds raised from this year’s event.  We are absolutely delighted to say that we were chosen!  We are incredibly grateful to both the team, and to everyone who voted for us.  Thank you…

Youth Support Workers – Community Employment Positions Available!

  Two positions still available!  We are still looking for applicants for the Youth Support Worker position in Letterkenny, and Magheroarty.  This is a great opportunity to gain experience in the community/charity sector and make a real difference in the lives of young people in your community. Community Employment Scheme terms & conditions apply.  To…

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