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Lob the Cob Champions!

Liz Byrnes and Mícheál Hilliard, trainees with Limerick Youth Service’s Bakery Project, were crowned Limerick’s new ‘Lob the Cob’ champions at the regional finals held at the People’s Park, Limerick this past week.

In a highly competitive tournament, Liz’s throw of 13.

Diversity Stand Up

Emotional. Eye-opening. Educational. These just some of the superlatives used to describe Stand Up and Teatime with Tom, two powerful performances from Limerick Youth Service (LYS) and the Limerick Youth Theatre that wowed a packed auditorium at the Belltable Arts Centre recently.
Written by and starring members of LYS’ Diversity & Youth Group (D.A.

European Solidarity Corps

An information and training workshop on the new European Solidarity Corps will take place at the Northside Youth Space, Ballynanty, Limerick on Tuesday, May 21st from 10am-1pm.
Delivered by Leargas, the workshop is suitable for youth and community organisations, schools and sports groups who would like to know more about the European Solidary Corps programme.

EU Elections- What’s Going On?

Ahead of the this month’s European Union (EU) parliamentary elections Limerick Youth Service will host an EU Information session for young people at Lava Javas Youth Café, Lr. Glentworth St, Limerick on Friday, May 17th (5-7pm).

Celebration of Learning at CTC

There were joyous scenes at Limerick Youth Service (LYS) recently as young people were honoured at a Celebration of Learning at its Community Training Centre, Lr. Glentworth St, Limerick.

Youth Work Ireland Week 2019


Thousands of young people from across Ireland, including Limerick will celebrate this year’s Youth Work Ireland Week which runs from Saturday, May 11th to May 18th.
Now in its seventh year, Youth Work Ireland Week is a celebration of young people and the work of local youth services do in communities around Ireland.

New City Youth Work Project

Limerick Youth Service has launched a new detached youth work project that will see youth workers engage with young people in the Limerick City Centre area.

The youth workers, Gordon Winthrop and Aoife Ryan, will be speaking with young people in their time and space-be it outside a shop, park or street corner.

Migrant Teens Stand Up

Limerick Youth Service (LYS) in collaboration with Limerick Youth Theatre will host ‘Stand Up’ and ‘Teatime with Tom,’ two plays that portray the experiences of young people, at the Belltable Arts Centre, O’Connell St, Limerick on Thursday next, May 9th at 7:30pm.

Written and performed members of LYS’ Diversity & Youth Group (D.A.

Easter School for West Limerick Students

Sixth class students from across West Limerick returned to the classroom this Easter, as they took part in Limerick Youth Service’s ‘Moving On Up’ Primary to Secondary Transition Programme.

Youth Games a Big Hit

Archery, Foot-Darts and a super colour run were just some of the many activities at Limerick Youth Service’s Youth Games held at Garryowen FC, Dooradoyle, Limerick recently.

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