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Comhairle na nÓg Launch Mental Health Booklet for Young People

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.

Awards for King’s Island Youth

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 Youths Honoured at UL

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.

Castleconnell Youth Disco

As we celebrate our 40th birthday we

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.

Youth Games

West is Best at Youth Games

Newcastlewest Youth Club topped the medal table at last Friday’s county Youth Games as Limerick Youth Service kicked off Youth Work Ireland Week.

Hosted by LYS’s The Factory: Southside Youth Space, Youth Clubs from Ballinagarry, Foynes, Rathkeale and Clonlara completed in soccer and basketball tournaments.

Ballynanty Youth Win Again

Ballynanty Win Again at Youth Football Tournament

Young people from Ballynanty emerged victorious and retained their title at a Garda Youth Diversion tournament held in Limerick recently.

Class at Easter for West Limerick Youth

Primary to Secondary Transition Programmes

Press Release: Limerick Youth Service

Class at Easter for West Limerick Youth.

Over 100 sixth class students returned to school during their Easter holidays, as they participated in Limerick Youth Service’s Primary School Transition Programmes.

Transition Programmes offer sixth class students a great opportunity to get a feel of what secondary school is going to be like.

Skies to GLOW for Limerick’s Youth

Skies to GLOW for Limerick's Youth

Young people from Limerick Youth Service will make the skies over the Shannon GLOW on Thursday, April 25th at 9pm, as part of a nationwide event that aims to express solidarity and raise awareness of issues affecting our young people, such as youth unemployment and emigration.

Happy Birthday Limerick Youth Service

Limerick Youth Service officially launched its 40th anniversary celebrations on Thursday last, March 21st at their youth space in Lower Glentworth St, Limerick with Director Catherine Kelly calling on Limerick’s Youth to ‘YELL out!’

The gathering brought together young people, volunteers and staff from LYS’s many youth projects and clubs as LYS unveiled its yearlong birthday plans and i

Limerick Youth say ‘Vote at 16’

Two Limerick students were among a group of young people who attended the Constitutional Convention in Dublin recently.

Ciara O’Donoghue, (17) a fifth year student at Crescent Compressive College and Stu Clancy (17) from Ardscoil Rís, argued passionately in support of reducing the voting age from 18.

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