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Garryowen’s First Birthday

Young people, staff and volunteers with Garryowen Youth Together Project will mark their first anniversary with a birthday party at their youth hub, 23 John St, Limerick on Tuesday, September 17th from 2-3pm.

The youth project, which is a joint initiative between Limerick Youth Service & Garryowen Community Development Project, has become a firm favourite with young people in St.

Learn New Skills with LYS

Trainees with our award winning Bakery Skills Course

Young people (16-21yrs) who would like to pursue a career in the digital arts, baking or catering industries, work with children, start on the road to being a carpenter or learn new skills that will change their lives, are invited to apply for number of courses at Limerick Youth Service (LYS).

LCA Class Thrilled with Results

There were joyous and emotional scenes at Limerick Youth Service (LYS) this past week as students received their Leaving Cert Applied (LCA) results.

The students, who studied the two year LCA programme at LYS’ Community Training Centre, saw their hard work rewarded with excellent results.

Youthpass for SHAMs

Young people who participated in the SHAM youth exchange with Limerick Youth Service were presented with their EU Youthpass Certificates at the Northside Youth Space during the recent YELL Yhdessä youth exchange.

‘YELL Yhdessä’ Shout Teens

‘YELL Yhdessä’ shouted young people from Limerick Youth Service and the Finnish city of Kuopio, as they completed part one of an international youth exchange.

The teenagers, who are from LYS Northside Youth Space and the Finnish youth organisation, Kuopiob Kaupunki, spent a week taking part in a number of workshops and explored the Midwest.

Pride Youth Party ’19

Celebrating Pride at Lava Javas

Limerick Youth Service (LYS) & GOSHH will host Limerick’s only Pride Youth Party at Lava Javas Youth Cafe, Lr Glentworth St, Limerick on Friday, July 12th (5:30-8pm).

A celebration of the LGBTQI+ youth community, this year’s Pride Youth Party is open to all young people, regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation or race are invited.

Young Bakers Triumph at ABST

Bakery trainees from Limerick Youth Service (LYS) enjoyed great success at the recent Alliance of Bakery Students & Trainees (ABST) Annual Conference held in Alton Towers, England.

The young people, who are trainees with LYS’ famous Bakery Skills Course, joined their peers from across the globe at what is one of the most prestigious events in the baking industry.

Free Film Making Workshop

Young people (13-18yrs) who would like to get an insight into the art of filmmaking are invited to take part in a free workshops with Limerick Youth Service and the Fresh Film Festival on Saturday, June 15th

Limerick Youth Service is teaming up with Green Film Makers and the Fresh Film Festival and challenging young people to ‘make a movie in a day’ on Saturday, June 15th.

Comhaire Say Not Around Us

Limerick Comhairle na nÓg have partnered with Limerick City & County Council and Healthy Limerick to promote Not Around Us, a new campaign to discourage smokers and vapers from lighting up or vaping around others.

Give a ShXt…Give a Vote!

As millions of people across the European Union prepare to go the polls this Friday, Limerick Youth Service is challenging young people who ‘give a shXt to give a vote!’

The right to vote is the cornerstone of democracy and on May 4th the people of Limerick will vote in the Local and European elections, a proposal to amend the Constitution of Ireland (Divorce Referendum) and decide on w

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