There was gold medal success for Limerick Youth Service (LYS) at the national finals of Youth Work Ireland’s Youth Games held at the University Arena recently, with Fedamore Youth Club’s Arthur O’Donnell winning a highly competitive table tennis tournament.
Limerick Youth Service held a Volunteer Celebration Evening at the Pery Hotel, Limerick recently to say ‘thank you’ to the over 400 volunteers who give their free time to support our young people.
Young people from across Limerick gathered at Newcastlewest’s Community Centre recently for Limerick Youth Service’s annual Youth Games, with the winners progressing to the national finals.
With tabletennis, basketball, soccer and the new edition of dodgeball, it was a thoroughly enjoyable evening in West Limerick with almost 400 young people in attendance.
Conor Cantillon and Roxanne Szabo, trainees with Limerick Youth Service’s Bakery Project, were crowned Limerick’s new ‘Lob the Cob’ champions at the regional finals held at the People’s Park, Limerick this past week.
In a highly competitive female tournament Roxanna’s throw of 10.6m proved the winner with her nearest challengers, Stacey McCarthy and Niamh McCarthy not far behind.
A team from Ballingarry Youth Club will represent Limerick Youth Service at the national finals of Youth Work Ireland’s youth games after they won a nail-biting regional qualifier held in Newcasltewest recently.
In a tension filled community hall, the Ballingarry team emerged victorious despite been pushed all the way by teams from Newcastlewest and Granagh Youth Clubs.
Limerick Youth Service’s Community Training Centre was honoured for its role in supporting young people by the Minister for Education & Skills, Richard Bruton TD at a ceremony in Dublin Castle this past week.
Clare duo Elenay won the regional qualifiers of the Irish Youth Music Awards (IYMAs) held at Limerick Youth Service’s Lava Javas Youth Café recently, while rock group Stycks & Stones were honoured for their songwriting skills.
Young people across Limerick are invited to take part in the regional qualifiers of the Irish Youth Music Awards (IYMAs) at Limerick Youth Service’s Lava Javas Youth Café on Saturday, February 18th (4-7pm).
Fedamore Youth Club held a celebration evening recently to mark the retirement of a four volunteers and the graduation of two new two junior leaders.
Long serving volunteers Nora O’ Regan, Billy Butler, Catherine Dineen and Goretti Ferguson were all honoured for their outstanding contribution the Fedamore Youth Club.
Sixteen young people from St. Mary’s Parish recently completed junior leadership training programme with Limerick Youth Service.
The youths (14-22yrs), who are either members or volunteers with LYS’s King’s Island Garda Youth Diversion Project (KIGYDP), participated in the programme over a period of time which included a residential at the Burren Outdoor Educational Centre, Co. Clare.