Category archive: Youth Information Centre

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…

Are you ready to check your results tomorrow? Tomorrow, Wednesday the 16th of August is the day thousands of young people have been waiting for.  The long wait is nearly over, and the Leaving Cert results are finally out.  Letterkenny Youth Information Centre are here for you at all times of the year, but are ready for…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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