There were joyous scenes at Nicholas St Youth Space recently as young people graduated from an Employability Skills Programme that was taught by Limerick Youth Service and funded by FÁS.
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Frankie Daly, Youth worker with Ballynanty Garda Youth Diversion Project talks about youth work in the Northside of Limerick and how he as a young person was influenced to get involved in youth work as a career.
Limerick Youth Service is thrilled with the decision by An Bord Pleanála to support the development of a dedicated Youth Space in Ballynanty.
‘We recognise the need for this Youth Space and the positive contribution it will make to the city’s northside communities,’ said Catherine Kelly, Director, Limerick Youth Service.
June sees the retirement of two of Limerick Youth Service’s best known members, Kitty Dwane and Paul Kiely.
Both, who have been a part of LYS for decades, were honoured at LYS’s recent Celebration of Volunteering evening.
Speaking to a packed gathering Catherine Kelly, Director, LYS, paid tribute to Kitty and Paul and their commitment to Limerick’s young people.
Over 100 Members of the Traveller Community from Limerick city sites and its environs gathered at The Factory: Southside Youth Space, Limerick, recently for an evening of celebration as part of Traveller Pride Week.
The festivities mixed fun and entertainment with information and awareness stands aimed at all members of the Travelling Community.
Deputy Mayor of Limerick, Cllr. Maria Byrne and rugby star Marcus Horan, were among the many famous faces at the Clarion Hotel on Friday last, May 24th for Limerick Youth Service’s Celebration of Volunteering.
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.
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.