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Study Digital Arts at LYS

“The digital age is expanding into all areas of our lives, and it is not just those who work in IT that will need to be alert to the digital transformation. The digital skills gap is real. Already 90% of future jobs require some level of digital literacy”.

Garda Youth Awards 2018

Limerick Gardaí in association with Garvey’s, Supervalu Corbally and Centra Newcastle West are pleased to announce the 5th Annual Limerick Garda Youth Awards.
The awards are designed to acknowledge the volunteering activities of young people and those that have faced and overcome challenges in their lives.

D’Islanders Host Fishing Day

An intrepid group of young people from Limerick Youth Service (LYS) organised a fishing event at the Canal Bank, Limerick City recently that saw scores of teenagers rediscover the age old pastime.

The young people, who are members of D’Islanders Youth Group, decided to hold the event after spending the past year engaging with and learning about their local community, King’s Island.

Time To Move

This October Eurodesk, the Europe-wide information network for young people, will run its Time To Move campaign which promotes the studying, volunteering and employment opportunities available to young people across the continent.

Limerick Youth Service & Me

Hello. My name is Jannatul Ferdous Alam.  I’m originally from Bangladesh, a beautiful country in South Asia with a population of over 160million.
Two years ago my family and I settled in Limerick City.  My family consist of my parents and five younger sisters, so my household is a very busy and happy place to be.

Castletroy Youth Club Info Day

Castletroy Youth Club is inviting young people and adults to Open Day at Castletroy Shopping Centre on Saturday, September 15th (10am-4pm).

Run in partnership with Limerick Youth Service, the Open Day is a great opportunity for people to learn about the local youth club and the many opportunities for young people and adults.

Top Marks for LCA Class

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 have been studying their LCA at LYS’ Community Training Centre, saw their hard work rewarded with excellent results that were among the highest in the country.

D’Islanders Visit Liverpool


A trip to the Bluecoat Arts Centre, a tour of Anfield and a little bit of shopping were all ticked off the diary by young people with Limerick Youth Service (LYS) who were on a recent trip to Liverpool.

The girls, who are members of LYS’ D’Islanders Youth Group, also met Emma Smith, Liverpool Irish Festival who visited the the young people while in Limerick.

Youth Fun Day in Castletroy

Magicians, rappers and a demonstration from the University of Limerick’s Science Dept await young people (10yrs+) at Castletroy Youth Club’s free Fun Day in Lisnagry on Monday, July 16th (10am-1pm).

Summer in Castleconnell

Orienteering, kayaking, rock climbing, archery and abseiling- it has been a busy start to the summer for young people in Castleconnell.

The teenagers, who are members of Limerick Youth Service’s Castleconnell youth groups, have also enjoyed a trip to Kilkee, football at The Factory Southside Youth Space and an overnight in Kippure, Co. Wicklow.

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