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Youth Work Ireland Oireachtas Briefing 2017 On Wednesday October 4th, delegations from Youth Work Ireland Member Youth Services traveled to Dublin to speak with Oireachtas members. This annual event gives us an opportunity to communicate the value of the work being done in local communities by youth services every week.       Thank you…

We would like to say a huge thank you to both Jimmy McKinney and Sonia McKinney Sonia McKinney recorded a beautiful CD in memory of our much missed colleague Orla O’Reilly (pictured left). She raised an incredible €1,445.00 for our Young Carers project, which provides respite care, peer, and one-to-one support for young people who…

Happy International Women’s Day!  We want to celebrate inspiring and wonderful women today.  Which woman inspires you the most and why? It could be a woman you know personally, a woman from history, or a woman who is famous now.  Let us know below!     Some inspiration…         Donegal woman Nikki…

Please keep sharing! What is Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)? Please keep sharing! What is Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)? Information for women aged 15-25 years – listen up ladies! *The design and content of these leaflets were created in consultation with a group of young people who did an 8 week programme on IPV at DYS….

  Hi everyone, We’re hoping ye’ll all be able to help us reach everyone with an interest in participating in the IYMA’s 2017 – Irish Youth Music Awards – A national competition run by Youth Work Ireland We’re holding a meeting on Wednesday at 5pm in the LOFT where we will be discussing: Time and…

Letterkenny Youth Information Centre’s Polish Culture Evening was a great success.  In association with Donegal County Council’s ‘One Donegal – Social Inclusion Week’ the drop-in space at Donegal Youth Service opened its doors to all people of all ages.  There was delicious Polish food, music and history on the night with people of all cultures and…

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…

Donegal Youth Council had an idea to create three small animation videos to raise awareness about internet safety amongst young people in Donegal for an anti cyber bullying campaign. DYC is funded by Donegal County Council, HSE Health Promotion and Department of Children and Youth Affairs. Script created by Donegal Youth Council, visual and editing…

Funded by the International Fund for Ireland – Building Sustainable Peace and Prosperity   Monday 23rd November 2015:  On Friday evening (20th November), local residents and community representatives from East Donegal and Strabane came together to celebrate the achievements of participants in the Activ8 Project run by Donegal Youth Service. Funded by the International Fund…

Upcoming ‘Check it Fits’ Service dates in County Donegal.   Since October 2013, the RSA’s ‘Check it Fits’ Service has checked over 4,000 child car seats and restraints in Ireland. Of these, 83% required some adjustment. Worryingly, 79% of seats required a major adjustment, of which 3% were deemed not fit for purpose and condemned,…

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