Category archive: Youth Information Centre

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…

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…

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