Category archive: Press Releases

BreakOut is Expanding its Supports

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…

Afternoon Tea Fundraiser Tickets Sold Like Hot Cakes

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…

Party in The Park a Sunny Spectacular Success in its 13th Year

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…

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….

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