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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.

Bakers Mark Soviet Centenary

Trainees with Limerick Youth Service’s Bakery Skills Course are playing their part in the centenary commemorations of the Limerick Soviet.

The trainees, who are based at LYS’ Community Training Centre, have been working with artist Ann Ryan on the Limerick Soviet bread project, part of an art history project called Continue in their Refusal.

Lifelong Learning Festival at LYS


An intercultural workshop, youth club for adults, open days and cyber health programmes are some of the many events that will take place at Limerick Youth Service as part of this year’s Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival.
The festival of learning, which runs from Monday, April 8th to Sunday, April 14th, raises awareness of the different types of learning and promotes ‘lifelong learning.

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).

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