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End of Year Youth Games

Victor, Steps Youth Cafe, setting the pace at this year

Limerick Youth Service is delighted to announce that this year’s Youth Work Games will take place at Garryowen FC, Dooradoyle, Limerick on Saturday, April 6th (registration at 10:30am).
The Youth Work Games will include Ireland’s tallest mobile climbing wall, hover-ball archery, kick darts, giant skis, a BBQ and a super colour run.

Stars Shine at Youth Factor

Dancing troupes, singers, poets & musicians took to the stage at LIT’s Millennium Theatre this past week for Limerick Youth Service’s annual variety show, the Youth Factor.

New Youth Leaders

Twenty five young people from across East Limerick completed the final part of their i:Lead leadership training programme with Limerick Youth Service (LYS) and Youth Scotland at the Burren Outdoor Activity Centre, Co. Clare recently.

Teen Music Competition

(from left) PowPig

Limerick’s young musicians are invited to take part in this year’s Limerick qualifiers of the Irish Youth Music Awards at Limerick Youth Service’s Lava Javas Youth Café, Lr. Glentworth St, Limerick this Friday, March 15th (5:30-7pm).

Treaty Club Winners in Banner

There was double success for Kildimo Youth Club at an interclub indoor football tournament held at Clonlara Community Centre, Co. Clare recently.

Hosted by Clonlara Youth Club, the tournament saw young people from both youth clubs take part in a highly competitive tournament.

New Ability Programme


A new programme that will support young people with disabilities to access education and training opportunities and/or enter employment has been launched by Limerick Youth Service (LYS).

The Ability Programme will also support young people (15-24yrs) with disabilities to develop personally, economically and socially while encouraging them to get involved with community life.

It’s Youth Factor Time

The stage awaits


Limerick Youth Service’s annual Youth Factor will take place at the Millennium Theatre, Limerick Institute of Technology on Saturday, March 9th.

The Youth Factor, one of the most popular events in the calendar, will see young people participate in the following categories: dance, solo music/song, band/group and drama/performance.

New Youth Project in Ballycummin/Raheen

Shelly Goggin & Gordon Winthorp, Ballycummin Detached Youth Work Project

A new detached youth work project in Ballycummin and the surrounding areas has been launched by Limerick Youth Service (LYS).

The Ballycummin Detached Youth Work Project will see youth workers engage with young people on Friday evenings in the Raheen, Mungret, Dooradoyle and Ballycummin communities.

Nicholas St Youth Space

Young people, volunteers, neighbours and representatives from local schools and organisations dropped by Limerick Youth Service’s newly refurbished youth space in King’s Island on recently.

Located in the heart of Limerick’s Medieval Quarter, Nicholas St Youth Space is home to a number of youth clubs/projects with new ventures on the horizon.

Minister Launches Counselling Video

Minister for Mental Health, Jim Daly TD was at Limerick Youth Service this past week where he presented members of the youth organisation with an Investing in Children Membership Award and launched a video called ‘What is Counselling?’

Minister Daly was welcomed to LYS by CEO Fiona O’Grady and members of LYS’ Be Well Mental Health Youth Advisory Panel with its Chairperson, Cian Guer

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