Category archive: Press Releases

A Donegal Youth Service ‘Mini Oscars’ Young people, parents, and youth club leaders gathered in An Grianán Theatre on Thursday, the 23rd of November for the Donegal Youth Service 2017 Celebration Event. Described once as a ‘mini Oscars’, the annual event is an opportunity to highlight and celebrate the diversity of the work which takes…

Donegal Youth Service Celebration Event 2017 Donegal Youth Service’s annual ‘Celebration Event’ is almost upon us.  The big evening takes place on Thursday the 23rd of November in an Grianán Theatre at 7pm.  This year things will be a little different, as a number of tickets have been made available for interested members of the…

The Letterkenny Youth Information Centre are starting a new media group for young people on November 7th. Tuesday evenings from 6-8pm the drop in (The Loft) will be a one stop shop for all things media related. Young people up to age 30 with an interest in learning about photography, photoshop, video and audio recording,…

It’s Shaping up to be a Spooky Halloween in DYS Zombies, vampires, and young people are invited to a spooktacular Halloween party on Tuesday the 31st from 3-6pm.  The Youth Information Centre drop-in (The Loft) are planning an afternoon of fun to celebrate All Hallows’ Eve. There will be lots of activities on the day,…

An Afternoon Tea to Remember The Donegal Youth Service Afternoon Tea fundraiser took place on Saturday, October 14th in the stunning surrounds of Castle Grove on the shores of the Swilly.  Tickets for the much sought after glamorous event sold out weeks before the event took place. It’s common knowledge that Donegal ladies are a…

Donegal Youth Service’s LGBT project is extending its age range to support young people from age 12 – 30.  Demand for the service has been growing consistently year on year, since its inception not even a decade ago.  What started as a small group with only 4 young people, has since grown into a countywide…

And they’re gone! The Afternoon Tea and Fashion Show in aid of Donegal Youth Service is officially sold out!  The big day takes place on 14th of October in the stunning Castle Grove Country House Hotel.  Local ladies are getting ready for a very glamorous afternoon, and taking home lots of goodies. Donegal Youth Service…

An afternoon not to be missed on October 14th! Local ladies and fashionistas are invited to Castle Grove Country House Hotel for a fabulously fashionable Afternoon Tea on Saturday, the 14th of October at 2pm.  The elegant event is in aid of Donegal Youth Service, who provide supports and services to young people all over…

We’re looking forward to next year already! Thirteen is an unlucky number for some, but not for Donegal Youth Service.  With expectations originally low for good weather for the 13th Party in The Park the day turned out to be one of the sunniest in August much to the delight of everyone who braved the…

We recently wrote a piece for Donegal Woman about youth mental health and some of the issues that the controversial Netflix show 13 Reasons Why brought up. “Although 13 Reasons Why is certainly not perfect, and many of the criticisms are valid, it has certainly started important discussions around mental health and young people and…

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