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Summer in Castleconnell

Orienteering, kayaking, rock climbing, archery and abseiling- it has been a busy start to the summer for young people in Castleconnell.

The teenagers, who are members of Limerick Youth Service’s Castleconnell youth groups, have also enjoyed a trip to Kilkee, football at The Factory Southside Youth Space and an overnight in Kippure, Co. Wicklow.

Lob the Cob World Champion

Lob the Cob World Champion and Best Swiss Roll were two of the many accolades achieved by young people from Limerick Youth Service (LYS) at the Alliance of Bakery Students & Trainees (ABST) Conference held at Alton Towers, England recently.

Busy Bike Week at LYS

Young people with Limerick Youth Service (LYS) marked Limerick Smarter Travel’s Bike Week by holding two ‘Repair Your Rothar’ workshops and cycling through Ballyhoura Bike Trail.

A Smoker’s Nightmare

One boy ignores his friend’s warnings about why he needs to stop smoking.  Will he quit after a nightmare that predicts his future?

That is the question asked in A Smoker’s Nightmare, a thought provoking short film made by teenage boys from Limerick Youth Service.

LCA Class Raise Funds for Milford

Students with Limerick Youth Service (LYS) presented a cheque for €450 to Milford Care Centre recently after holding a fundraising coffee morning for the Castletroy based facility.

The young people, who are studying their Leaving Cert Applied (LCA) at LYS’ Community Training Centre, Limerick, held the coffee morning at as part of a communications and vocational preparation module.

Naomi to Intern in Washington DC

Naomi O’Mara, a student at the University of Limerick (UL) and volunteer with Limerick Youth Service (LYS) has been selected to represent Ireland as part of the prestigious Washington Ireland Program for Service and Leadership (WIP).

Drug & Alcohol Awareness Evening

Limerick Youth Service will hold a two part information series on the effects of drug and alcohol misuse on teenagers, their families and communities at the Castle Oaks Hotel, Castleconnell, Limerick on successive Tuesdays starting on May 22nd & 29th (7pm).

Fashion Show at Lava Javas

Lava Javas Youth Cafe to host Mental Health themed fashion show

Lava Javas Youth Café will hold a special Green Ribbon themed evening to mark Mental Health Awareness Month on Friday next, May 25th (5:30pm).
The event will feature a special mental health themed fashion show, music, a raffle and a self-care station with tips & information on how to look after your mental wellbeing.

Study LCA at LYS

Are you 16-19yrs?  No longer in school?  Interested in an exciting new challenge?  Why not join us at Limerick Youth Service (LYS) and study the Leaving Cert Applied (LCA).

A two year full time course, the LCA is an academic, practical and career orientated programme that focuses on the talents of each student and helps them apply what they learn in the real world.

Celebration of Learning at LYS

There were joyous scenes at the Abundant Life Centre, Limerick this past week as young people from Limerick Youth Service (LYS) were honoured at a Celebration of Learning at the city centre location.

Contact Information

Limerick Youth Service
5 Lower Glentworth Street
Limerick, Rep. of Ireland

Office Hours:
9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday

Telephone: +353 (0)61 412 444
Fax: +353 (0)61 412 795
email: lys@limerickyouthservice.com


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