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Ger McDonnell Memorial Cycle 2013-Route

Celebrating 40 years

The countdown is on to this year’s Ger McDonnell Memorial Cycle. Please see the video below for a preview of the course. Start time is 9:30am in Kilcornan Community Hall, Co. Limerick. The cycle will finish 112KM later in Doolin, Co. Clare.

Team LYS Enjoy Soccer Success in Cork

Limerick Youth Service enjoyed success on the football field recently as they won the inaugural Electric Aid Suicide and Prevention Awareness Munster Cup.

Held at the Glen Resource Centre, Cork city, the tournament brought together twelve diverse teams with immigrant and homeless groups to taking to the pitch with young adults.

Northside Youths Meet Limerick’s First Citizen

Young people from Ballynanty, Kileely and Thomondgate were one of the first groups to have an audience with the new Mayor of Limerick recently, as they presented Cllr. Kathleen Leddin with a petition of almost 550 signatures in support of Limerick Youth Service’s proposed Northside Youth Space.

Award Time for Watergate Youth

There was standing room only at the Irishtown Youth Hub recently as members of the Watergate Youth Group received their Certificates of Achievements following a successful and enjoyable year.

The young people, who hail from the close knit Watergate community in Limerick city, were presented with their Certificates by Catherine Kelly, Director, Limerick Youth Service.

Involvement Training for Abbeyfeale’s Youth

Website 2013

Young people from Abbeyfeale recently completed an IT course with a difference after they finished an eleven week ‘Involvement Training’ programme facilitated by Limerick Youth Service.

Southside Youth Cafe Turns Two

Logo Southside Factory 10 Final:Layout 1

Limerick Youth Service’s third, youngest and some say trendiest youth cafe, Laff Caff, celebrated its second birthday on Friday last, June 21st.
Located at The Factory, Southside Youth Space, Laff Caff has grown in popularity and become a firm fixture in the lives of so many young people on the city’s southside.

Sixth Class Students ‘Moving on Up’

Sixth class students from a number of east Limerick primary schools received their ‘Moving on Up’ Certificates of Achievements at an awards ceremony at John the Baptist Secondary School, Hospital recently.

The graduates, whose time at primary school will soon be drawing to a close, completed Limerick Youth Service aptly titled ‘Moving on Up’ Primary to Secondary Transition Programme.

Limerick’s Youth Receive Timely Boost from An Bord Pleanála Decision

Primary to Secondary Transition Programmes

The young people of Limerick received a timely boost with the decision by An Bord Pleanála to grant permission for a dedicated, state of the art Youth Space in Ballynanty, Limerick.

At a time of bad news following on from bad news, exams leading to emigration, a vital positive step in assisting the next generation was taken with the grant.

Graduation Time for Abbey Youth

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.

Frankie Daly talks about Youth work

Celebrating 40 years

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.

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