Category archive: Press Releases

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…

Donegal Youth Service have a new team member!  Mya the puppet has recently joined the Youth Information Centre team to help them deliver Cyberbullying and Internet Safety workshops to primary school students. The puppet is based on a design by Alannah Cannon from Scoil Mhuire National School in Milford. She was was one of over…

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…

Supporting a wider age range to meet growing demand 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…

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