The annual Ger McDonnell Memorial Cycle was officially launched by Deputy Mayor of Limerick, Cllr. Maira Byrne, at Limerick Youth Service’s 40th anniversary celebration at the Clarion Hotel, Limerick on Friday last, May 24th.
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Limerick Youth Service is invited all volunteers, past and present, to a Celebration of Volunteering at the Clarion Hotel, Steamboat Quay, Limerick on Friday next, May 24th at 7:30pm.
‘Volunteers have been at the core of our charity since Sr. Joan founded LYS 40 years ago,’ said Catherine Kelly, Director, LYS.
Mayor of Limerick, Cllr. Gerry McLoughlin, will officially launch the Ger McDonnell Memorial Cycle 2013 at the Clarion Hotel, Steamboat Quay, Limerick next, May 24th at 7:30pm.
The cycle, which will take place on Saturday, 27th July at 9:00am, is dedicated to the memory of Ger McDonnell the first Irishman to climb K2, the second highest mountain on Earth.
Young people from Limerick Youth Service’s Northside Youth Cafe and Ballynanty Garda Youth Diversion Project conquered one of Ireland’s most famous peaks, Croagh Patrick recently.
The climb was inspired by members of the Northside Youth Cafe who scaled Croagh Patrick as part of last year’s Four Peak Challenge where members of the Youth Cafe climbed four of Ireland’s tallest mountains.
Seven young people from Ballynanty had their success on the football field recognised by the Mayor of Limerick, Cllr. Gerry McLoughlin on Tuesday last, May 14th.
The northside natives, who are members of Limerick Youth Service’s Ballynanty Garda Youth Diversion Project, triumphed at a recent Soccer/futsal tournament hosted at LYS’s Southside Youth Space, the Factory.
Friday, May 24th promises to be a busy evening for Limerick Youth Serve (LYS) as it hosts a special 40th anniversary gathering for volunteers and launches the Ger McDonnell Memorial Cycle 2013 at the Clarion Hotel, Steamboat Quay, Limerick at 7:30pm.
Mayor of Limerick, Cllr. Gerry McLoughlin, launched Comhairle na nÓg’s booklet ‘Promoting Positive Mental Health in Limerick City: A guide for young people by young people’ at the Absolute Hotel on Thursday last, May 9th.
There was standing room only at Limerick Youth Service’s Nicholas St Youth Space recently, as sixteen young people from St. Mary’s Park & Lee Estate were honoured for their achievements with King’s Island Garda Youth Diversion Project.
LYS Young People Honoured at UL
Learners from LYS’s Business Studies programme received certificates in Community Law from Prof Don Barry at the University of Limerick on Friday last.
Community Law is run as part of UL’s Community Education Series, a programme that connects UL to local communities.
Disco Time at Castleconnell for LYS’s 40th
Castleconnell Youth Project will host to the final Youth Disco of the season on Friday next, May 3rd at the Parish Hall, Castleconnell, with a special 40th anniversary theme.