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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…

Party in The Park a Sunny Spectacular Success in its 13th Year

We’re looking forward to next year already! Thirteen is an unlucky number for some, but not for Donegal Youth Service.  With expectations originally low for good weather for the 13th Party in The Park the day turned out to be one of the sunniest in August much to the delight of everyone who braved the…

Party in The Park is tomorrow!  And another competition :)

It’s the Final Countdown for Party in The Park 2017 After weeks of waiting Party in The Park is just one more sleep away.  The annual one day festival extravaganza organised by Donegal Youth Service for the young people of Donegal takes place tomorrow.  Letterkenny Town Park will be party central from 1-6pm this Wednesday…

Feel Good Friday – This Friday (the 18th)!

Come down and join us for some great craic! 🙂  LOFT Youth Project & Health Advice Café is a support service for young people aged 12-18 to engage themselves in activities and personal development programmes and overcome difficulties in their lives.  Within the LOFT, young people may partake in group work programmes, one-to-one youth work,…

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 Volunteer Karen Conlon Awarded Top Outstanding Young Person Award

DYS Volunteer Karen Conlon was awarded a Top Outstanding Young Person Award at the Donegal JCI Award ceremony last weekend. Karen does so much amazing work with DYS and we are delighted to see her get the recognition she deserves!  We are all absolutely delighted for her.                  …

Easter Activities @ The Loft

Easter Break At The Loft (Learning Opportunities For Teens) There is lots happening at The Loft (16-18 Port Rd, Letterkenny) over the Easter Break, so why not come down and get involved?  And sure if it’s raining you can pop in and relax, play some pool, air hockey, read a book or make some new…

Worldwide Voices Group – Show Racism The Red Card

Show Racism The Red Card The Worldwide Voices Group at Donegal Youth Service show racism the red card for this year’s #SRTRC creative competition.  Young people who participate in the group made a collective decision to enter the competition this year and have their voices heard. What is Show Racism The Red Card? “Show Racism…

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