Category archive: Press Releases

    YOUNG BANDS AND DJS GEAR UP FOR PARTY IN THE PARK 2018 Are you ready for Party in The Park 2018?!  Donegal Youth Service’s annual one day festival extravaganza for young people is back.  This year’s event takes place on Friday the 24th of August from 12-6pm in the Letterkenny Town Park. All young people…

    Would you like to learn new skills in video production, design, Internet Safety and meet new people from an international background?  If you answered yes to any of those questions then come along to the Letterkenny Youth Information Centre’s free media week which is taking place from the 30th July until the 2nd of August,…

    A group of students from St. Eunan’s College Letterkenny have been taking part in a leadership training programme at The Loft The leadership training programme is part of the Worldwide Voices Project, which they have been working on over the past few months.  The international group is made up of students hailing from all around the…

    Youth Talk Donegal – New Name, Same Service ‘Teen Talk’, the one-to-one mental health support service at Donegal Youth Service has a new name.  It is now called ‘Youth Talk Donegal’, to better reflect the cohort of young people it supports.  Young people aged 12-25 can avail of the free and confidential support service based…

    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…

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