Category archive: Events

YOUNG BANDS AND DJS GEAR UP FOR PARTY IN THE PARK All roads lead to Letterkenny Town Park for this year’s Party in the Park.  A host of young bands from all across Donegal are set to perform in the Letterkenny Town Park on Wednesday August 24th. This year there will be loads of talented…

DONEGAL YOUTH SERVICE ANNUAL CELEBRATION EVENT 2015   Young people, parents and youth club leaders gathered in An Grianan Theatre last night for their Annual Celebration evening hosted by Donegal Youth Service.  The event is an opportunity to highlight the diversity of work which takes place within Donegal Youth Service projects and youth clubs throughout…

The annual Youth Work Ireland games were held at the Athlone Institute of Technology in Athlone on June 27th 2015. This year the event seen young people travelling from all corners of Ireland to play football, basketball, uni hoc, chess, draughts, spelling bee, quiz and table tennis. Donegal Youth Service proved to be very successful in the…

Donegal Youth Service have been holding support meetings for youth clubs in order to support the implementation of NQSFVLYG which stands for National Quality Standards For Voluntary Led Youth Groups. The NQSF was introduced in January 2011. The NQSF was implemented to create an ease of which Youth Groups could reinforce best practices abd improve…

We have worked together to make a plan of ideas to promote awareness of young carers in our county and activities for young carers to take part in. If you know a young carer, or if you are a young carer we’d like to invite you to get in contact with the group and come…

The LOFT Youth Project in Letterkenny is running a number of exciting summer camps for young people aged 12 and 18 this summer. Facilitated by experienced youth workers, the camps offer participants a variety of fun activities including cooking, sports, drama, art, film and music.   Multi-Activity Camp 13th – 17th July Ages 12-14 Five days…

‘Teen Talk Breakfast launch with Donegal Youth Service’     Donegal Youth Service launched ‘Teen Talk’ on Wednesday 11th June at 10.00am in Donegal Youth Service Headquarters, Port Road, Letterkenny. The morning consisted of an exciting morning filled with informative presentations about Teen Talk by Frankie Mc Greevy (Donegal Youth Service Staff member),  an opportunity…

The LOFT will offer 10 weeks of summer programmes and activities for young people aged 12 to 18 years.  Eight four-day summer camps will be complimented by a peer education programme, computer programming classes, music education project and art classes.  For those who would like to explore some of Donegal and try outdoor activities, there…

Donegal Youth Council were informed recently that they are to receive a major European Award in recognition for one of their major projects from last year. The 2013 SPARKS Mental Health Roadshow was selected as the 2014 winner of the Assembly of European Regions “Most Youth Friendly European Region” Special Award. The Assembly of European…

From April 1st to April 8th we will be running five Learning and Sharing Practice Sessions around the country, these session are for any Youth Work Ireland volunteer, youth leader or youth worker who has an interest in sharing and learning about youth club work. Dates: Tuesday April 1st – Sligo Wednesday April 2nd –…

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