Tag archive: teenagers

Thank You Sonia and Jimmy McKinney

We would like to say a huge thank you to both Jimmy McKinney and Sonia McKinney Sonia McKinney recorded a beautiful CD in memory of our much missed colleague Orla O’Reilly (pictured left). She raised an incredible €1,445.00 for our Young Carers project, which provides respite care, peer, and one-to-one support for young people who…

Support Trash ‘N’ Fashion tomorrow.  Can’t make it?  Make a donation online anyway :)

Trash ‘N’ Fashion is almost here – it’s all happening tomorrow at 7pm in The Mount Errigal Hotel and tickets are only 10Euro.  We were chosen by the public as the local charity to receive the proceeds this year, and we will be putting it all into our Teen Talk programme which receives minimal funding. So even…

DYS Chosen as Donegal Charity to Receive Trash ‘N’ Fashion Funds!

  Last week the Trash ‘N’ Fashion team asked you, the public to vote for a Donegal charity that should receive the funds raised from this year’s event.  We are absolutely delighted to say that we were chosen!  We are incredibly grateful to both the team, and to everyone who voted for us.  Thank you…

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…

Lots of love in the YIC yesterday!

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…

Interview with a Youth Councillor – Sean Harkin

Recruitment is already underway for the 8th Donegal Youth Council, with the elections taking place this October. As the current Donegal Youth Council are reaching the end of a very successful term (2014 – 2016) we caught up with a few of them to find out what inspired them, their best moments, and what advice…

Interview with a Youth Councillor – DYC Mayor Bridget McDyer

Recruitment is already underway for the 8th Donegal Youth Council, with the elections taking place in October.  As the current Donegal Youth Council are reaching the end of a very successful term (2014 – 2016) we caught up with a few of them to find out what inspired them, their best moments, and what advice…

Do you have what it takes to be a Donegal Youth Councillor?

Are you aged 12-16? Do you have what it takes to be a Donegal Youth Councillor? Donegal Youth Council is now recruiting. This short 4 page booklet lets you know about how you can go forward for election through your school or youth organisation. What does the Youth Council do? What can you expect if…

Competition alert!

  Competition alert! Letterkenny Youth Information Centre are doing a great book give away. Win all of the books in this picture.  ‘Puppy’s Day at the Fair’ (like new), ‘Room’ (new), ‘Complete Anthology for Leaving Certificate with CD’ (new), ‘More Funky Things to Draw’ (good condition). How do you win? Like and share this Facebook…

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