Category archive: Youth Information Centre

DYS Guide to Surviving The Leaving Cert

The Leaving Cert has just begun, and Donegal Youth Service want to lower stress levels around the county and offer some tips.  We want you to know that whatever happens there are lots of options available to you.  Even if you mix up your algebra with your aurals. First things first you have to take…

Kasia’s Trip to Belgium with Eurodesk

Youth Information: The backbone of a successful Youth Strategy Our very own Youth Information Officer Katarzyna Kurzeja (Kasia) travelled to Brussels in May as the representative for Eurodesk Ireland for the ‘Youth Information: The Backbone of a Successful Youth Strategy’ conference.  The event was part of European Youth Week. “As an experienced Youth Information Officer…

Lots of love in the YIC yesterday!

Love was in the air yesterday in the Letterkenny Youth Information Centre! Service users, staff, and well anybody who popped their heads in the door were invited to share a positive message about love on the heart shaped black board. You can see the wonderful results below! If you missed it – what message would…

New books in the YIC/Loft!

One of the books available is ‘Asking For It’ by Irish author Louise O’Neill.  It is a Young Adult novel dealing with the issue of consent and the modern world.  The story is based in small town Ireland, in a close-knit community.  Described by the Irish Times as “brave, clever, provocative but relentless”.  Louise has won…

Welcome to our four new EVS!

Four European Voluntary Service volunteers arrive at Donegal Youth Service Another year brings another four EVS volunteers to Donegal Youth Service.  They will be working with us across the organisation bringing unique talents and skill-sets which are very valuable to DYS.  A huge Donegal welcome to Claudia, Kemal, Elena and Dima! What is EVS? The…

What is Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)?  Information for young women!

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….

What is Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)?  Information for young men!

Please keep sharing! What is Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)? Information for men aged 15-25 years – it happens to men too! *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. They do not list all the signs…

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…

Donegal Youth Council – Internet Safety Animations

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…

Competition alert!

  Competition alert! Letterkenny Youth Information Centre are doing a great book give away. Win all of the books in this picture.  ‘Puppy’s Day at the Fair’ (like new), ‘Room’ (new), ‘Complete Anthology for Leaving Certificate with CD’ (new), ‘More Funky Things to Draw’ (good condition). How do you win? Like and share this Facebook…

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