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Mental Health Minister at LYS

Minister of State for Mental Health, Jim Daly TD will present an Investing in Children Award to young people with Limerick Youth Service (LYS) on Tuesday, January 22nd at Lava Java Youth Café, Lr. Glenworth St, Limerick from 11a-12pm.

Limerick to Mexico for the World Cup

‘Two years ago I was on the streets homeless and I never thought I would be going to Mexico representing my country, scoring goals for my country.’

The emotional words from Diarmuid O’Connor, a young man from Portaoise who recently represented the Republic of Ireland at the Homeless World Cup  in Mexico.

Craig Honoured at Garda Youth Awards

Craig O’Brien, a volunteer with St. Patrick’s Youth Club and a Munster representative on the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly, was honoured at the recent Garda Youth Awards at the Woodlands Hotel, Adare, Co. Limerick.

Top Marks for Hayleigh

Hayleigh Nugent, a student from Garryowen who achieved the top marks in this year’s Leaving Cert Applied (LCA), was presented with the Fergal Quinn Award at the Leaving Cert Applied National Conference in Athlone recently.

Hayleigh, who got 98% in the exam was joined at the LCA National Conference by her family and staff from Limerick Youth Service where she studied.

Regeneron at Rathkeale

It was all hands on deck at Limerick Youth Service’s Rathkeale Youth Space recently as volunteers from Regeneron donned their overalls to help in the redevelopment of the popular West Limerick youth hub.

The Regeneron team were in Rathkeale as part of the company’s ‘Day for Doing Good’ programme, a global initiative by the pharmaceutical company.

Irish & Maltese Teens Stress SHAM for Mental Health

 Above: Irish & Maltese Youths United for SHAM
Young people from Limerick Youth Service have just returned from a youth exchange in Malta that focused on the importance of space in supporting a young person’s mental health.

Christmas Fair at LYS

Old St. Nic at LYS

With the festive period fast approaching and thoughts turning to gifts, a trip to the annual Limerick Youth Service Christmas Fair on Thursday, December 13th 10am-2pm may be just what you need!

The Christmas Fair, which takes place at the LYS’ Community Training Centre, is one of the most popular events in the calendar and will give the Limerick public the opportunity to experience a Chri

New Youth Leaders for West

Fifteen young people from West Limerick have just completed a youth leadership training programme with Limerick Youth Service (LYS) at the Burren Outdoor Activity Centre, Co. Clare.

The teens, who are members of Askeaton-Ballykisteen, Ballingarry and Newcastlewest youth clubs respectively, enjoyed two days of workshops & activities in the Banner County.

Garrryowen Youth Celebrate All Hallows’

Mask-making, traditional games and a fortune teller greeted young people and their families at a Halloween Fair in Garryowen this past week.

Organised by Garryowen Youth Project, the Halloween Fair saw people of all ages take part in events such as an egg & spoon race and dodgeball, while others decorated their face-masks ahead of All Hallows’ Eve.

Cyber Education at Comhairle AGM

Cyber Health & Wellbeing was the central theme of Limerick Comhairle na nÓg’s AGM which was opened by the Mayor of Limerick, Cllr. James Collins, at the University of Limerick recently.

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

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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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