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An afternoon not to be missed on October 14th! Local ladies and fashionistas are invited to Castle Grove Country House Hotel for a fabulously fashionable Afternoon Tea on Saturday, the 14th of October at 2pm.  The elegant event is in aid of Donegal Youth Service, who provide supports and services to young people all over…

We are looking for volunteers for our Daybreak Programme to help young people (up to Junior Cert) with their academic subjects, especially Maths. Can you help? Daybreak is a project for early, or potential school leavers which supports them to remain in education. Find out more about Daybreak here: http://donegalyouthservice.ie/dys-proje…/daybreak-programme/ Thank you         …

SITA Tablequiz in aid of Teen Talk – Friday 29th September

Mark your calendars for a great night on Friday the 29th of September! SITA Letterkenny have organised an evening of trivia, food and fun, and a disco in aid of our Teen Talk (free one-to-one support for young people aged 12-25 in Donegal) project.  The big night takes place in the Orchard Inn, on the High…

BreakOut Reunion!

Did you go to BreakOut?  We want to see you again! Well it’s time to get the BreakOut gang back to together again. Do you remember how you felt the first time you walked into BreakOut? Do you remember climbing those horrible stairs? Do you remember feeling like you were a part of something special?…

Leaving Cert Results – What’s next?!  We are here for you!

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…

Competition Time!  Win a 16″ Pat’s Pizza or 4 Burritos!!!

To help get everyone in the mood for Party in The Park 2017 we have not one, but two great competitions for Party in The Park attendees!!!  The great folk from two great local businesses Pat’s Pizza and Burrito Loco very kindly donated some delicious prizes.  A 16″ pizza voucher and 4 burrito vouchers!  We think they…

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…

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