Category archive: Press Releases

The reasons why we have to listen to our teens (13 Reasons Why/Youth Mental Health)

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…

Cyberbullying workshops in high demand in 2016

Busy year for Cyberbullying & Internet Safety workshops for Donegal Youth Service & Top Tips for parents and young people! 2016 proved to be a very busy year for Donegal Youth Service with high demand for Cyberbullying & Internet Safety workshops in our communities. 126 sessions in total were facilitated throughout the county last year…

Celebration event for the achievements of the latest ‘Activ8’ participants

Local residents and community representatives from Donegal and Tyrone came together to celebrate the achievements of the latest participants of the ‘Activ8’ Project run by Donegal Youth Service.  The event also marked the conclusion of this highly successful two year project, funded by the International Fund for Ireland under its Peace Impact Programme, which brought…

DONEGAL YOUTH SERVICE ANNUAL CELEBRATION EVENT 2016

Young people, parents and youth club leaders gathered in An Grianán Theatre on Thursday the 24th of November for the Donegal Youth Service 2016 Celebration Event.  This annual event is an opportunity to highlight and celebrate the diversity of the work which takes place within Donegal Youth Service projects and youth clubs throughout the county,…

ALL WELCOME FOR POLISH CULTURE EVENING AT DONEGAL YOUTH SERVICE

ALL WELCOME FOR POLISH CULTURE EVENING AT DONEGAL YOUTH SERVICE All nationalities, and ages are invited to attend the Polish Culture Evening at Donegal Youth Service from 6-9pm on Friday the 14th of October.  This social evening is just one of many events happening as part of Donegal County Council’s ‘One Donegal – Social Inclusion…

Party in The Park 2016 a Huge Success

ANNUAL DONEGAL YOUTH SERVICE ‘PARTY IN THE PARK’ EVENT A GREAT SUCCESS FOR 12TH YEAR Letterkenny Town Park was brimming with talent and excitement on Wednesday, August 24th for the 12th annual free ‘Party in The Park’ event. Huge crowds turned out to enjoy great local bands, games and the festival atmosphere in the sunshine….

DONEGAL YOUTH SERVICE ANNUAL CELEBRATION EVENT 2015

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…

Summer Camps for Teens at LOFT Youth Project

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…

Young Carers Group at LOFT Youth Project

Are you a young carer?  Do you know a young carer? The LOFT Youth Project, in partnership with the Carers’ Association has developed a young carers’ service which includes individual and peer support.  This is part of wider programme of supports being developed through a Donegal Young Carers Networking Group.   Young Carers are “children and…

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