Tag archive: the loft

Kasia’s Trip to Belgium with Eurodesk

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…

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…

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…

IYMAS Donegal 2017 The Majors//The Minors

The Majors//The Minors – Ciaran Coyle and Emory Ramsay The Majors//The Minors will be heading to the Aviva Stadium in April to take part in the Irish Youth Music Awards after winning the Donegal selection gig. They will be performing the winning song ‘The Ocean’ from the band All The Cannibals who also performed on…

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…

Sinead Murray-Lynch of BreakOUT speaking at YWI LGBT Symposium

Sinead Murray-Lynch of BreakOUT speaking at YWI LGBT Symposium  The Youth Work Ireland LGBT Symposium took place on the 2nd of February.  You can watch Sinead speaking about her work with BreakOUT at the event.  You can stay up to date with what BreakOUT are up to on their Facebook page, or by subscribing to DYS news to receive…

Recreate – Creativity Through Reuse @ The Loft

Wednesday/November 2nd/The Loft There will be an arts and craft session with ‘Recreate’ on Wednesday 2nd of November (mid term break) in The Loft, Letterkenny.  The Loft are looking for a group of young people aged 12-16 who would be interested in getting involved in this project. Who are Recreate? “ReCreate is a national social…

Arts Media Performance Summer Camp

Arts Media Performance Summer Camp 2nd – 5th August 2016 The Loft’s Art Media Performance summer camp is currently ongoing.  Here are a few photos of what they got up to today.  Participants are exploring their creative sides by combining art, photography, drama and writing.  Tomorrow is their last day, and we can not wait…

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