Tag archive: donegal

Loft Multi Activity Summer Camp @ Ards & Falcarragh (videos)

It was a busy week for participants of the LOFT’s Multi Activity summer camp.  The first of this year’s Loft summer camps took place from the 3rd-7th of July. It was certainly a fun filled week of action packed activities which started the summer off with a bang!  You can see how they got on…

Community Employment Schemes at DYS

We are now taking applications for CE positions which start in September Donegal Youth Service have 6 Community Schemes throughout the county which are starting in September 2017. Applicants must be eligible for DSP. Contact your local Intreo office to confirm your eligibility before applying.  Community Employment Scheme terms and conditions apply.  19.5 hours per…

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…

The reasons why we have to listen to our teens (13 Reasons Why/Youth Mental Health)

We recently wrote a piece for Donegal Woman about youth mental health and some of the issues that the controversial Netflix show 13 Reasons Why brought up. “Although 13 Reasons Why is certainly not perfect, and many of the criticisms are valid, it has certainly started important discussions around mental health and young people and…

Bad Weather Didn’t Dampen Our Spirits! – St. Patrick’s Day Photo Special

A yellow weather warning isn’t enough to stop us celebrating St. Patrick’s Day! We opened our doors at 3.30pm just after the parade for our “green party”.  We celebrated the day with lots of food, face-painting, quizzes and dressing up.  And we’re not going to forget that game of Jenga any time soon! Thank you to everyone…

FREE Personal Development Programme for Young People (16-25 years)

Are you aged 16-25? Are you bored?  Fed up sitting at home? Want a challenge?  Need to get out there?  Well we might just be able to help! Donegal Youth Service is currently recruiting young people for their new one day a week ‘REACTIV8’ ‘Personal Youth Development Programme’ funded by the International Fund for Ireland….

Party in The Park 2016 Video

It’s finally here! Do you remember when it was warm enough to wear t-shirts, sit in the grass, and eat ice-cream? No? Neither can we, but here’s some evidence that it really happened! It’s hard to imagine on a day like today. So sit back, relax and enjoy some great summer memories. See if you…

Nominate Donegal Youth Service for Trash ‘N’ Fashion Charity Event

The annual Trash ‘n’ Fashion event is almost upon us again.  It’s a wonderful event where Donegal students create stunning avant-garde fashion out of trash. It is a not-for-profit event, and this year they are looking for the public’s help in choosing a Donegal charity to receive the funds they raise. We would be very grateful…

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…

NEW group for girls @ The Loft!

New Group for Girls @ The Loft! There is a new group for young women aged 15-18 starting up in The Loft, Letterkenny soon.  The main focus of the group is on personal development, but there will also be some sessions on make up and skin care.  Spaces are limited so get in touch if…

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