Category archive: Press Releases

    Ready to try something new? Youthscape Project to Build Confidence and Career Goals in Letterkenny and Ballybofey Are you 14-24 years old?  Not in full time education, employment or training? Nothing to do in the summer? Unsure of what to do next?  Join Youthscape in Letterkenny or Ballybofey this June, and you can gain new skills…

    Young people from BreakOut groups from around the county gathered in Gartan recently for a fun-filled and action packed weekend BreakOut is a project for young LGBTI people, LGBTI Allies and young people that believe in social justice aged 12-30, and is operated by Donegal Youth Service.  Currently there are groups meeting up regularly in…

    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…

    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…

    LOFT’s Mentors Group Plan a St. Patrick’s Day Party Look no further than LOFT for a fun filled afternoon this St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday the 17th.  The Mentors group have planned a great afternoon for the young people of Letterkenny.  To start they will be handing out free tea, coffee and hot chocolate to the public…

    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…

    With a 3 hour taster session this Thursday the 15th There are new opportunities for young people to get involved in different programmes and groups within the LOFT Youth project all the time. With this in mind LOFT are excited to announce that they are adding another new group to the schedule. The ‘GET THE…

    New Cross Border/Cross Community Project with Donegal Youth Service, South West College, and Tides Training A new Youthscape programme funded by SEUPB, under the PEACE IV Objective 2.1 Children and Young People, was launched on Friday 19th January in The Termon Centre, Pettigo, Co.Donegal.  The aim of the Youthscape project is to enhance the capacity of children and…

    The Letterkenny Youth Information Centre have a 2018 goal for you.  They want you to wow the crowds with your public speaking skills this year, and they are launching a new discussion group called ‘YIC Talks’ to help you achieve it.  The group will improve your public speaking skills, you will meet new people, discuss…

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