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Children’s Ombudsman to Visit LYS

Limerick Youth Service is delighted to announce that the Ombudsman for Children, Dr. Niall Muldoon, will visit Limerick on Wednesday next, November 8th at 1pm.

The visit will give young people an opportunity to speak with the Ombudsman about issues that are relevant to them such as access to education, youth homelessness or mental health.

As part of his visit, Dr.

Busy Morning at LYS for Minister

Presentation of EU certificates, Community Training Centre tour, launch of an annual report and a visit of a youth café, were all part of a very busy morning at Limerick Youth Service for Minister Katherine Zappone this past week.

Minister Zappone to Visit LYS

Limerick Youth Service is thrilled to announce that Minister for Children & Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone TD, will visit Limerick Youth Service, 5 Lwr Glentworth St, Limerick on Friday, September 16th from 9:45-10:45am.

No ‘Vote @ 16′ Referendum

Vote 16 NEW FORMAT

Limerick Youth Service regrets the Government’s decision not to hold a Referendum on reducing the voting age to 16, as recommended by the Constitutional Convention in 2013 and, feel it is a clear rejection of a proposal that speaks directly to young people.

AskBank Aids Local Youth Groups

AskBank

Askeaton-Ballysteen Youth Club, the Butterfly Club and local band Back the Tracks were among the beneficiaries of this year’s YouthBank scheme as they were presented much needed funding at a recent ceremony at Askeaton Community Centre, Co. Limerick.

Cyberbullying-Info Evening for Parents

With cyberbullying and social media continuing to be a cause of concern for parents/guardians, Limerick Youth Service and Limerick County Comhairle na nÓg are holding an information evening for parents/guardians at the Woodlands Hotel, Adare, Co. Limerick on Wednesday next, June 25th from 7-9pm.

Dr.

Moyross Youths Go Wheelchair Hurling

While Limerick’s senior hurlers were busy plotting the downfall of Tipperary, a group from Limerick’s northside were learning the latest hybrid of the ancient game, wheelchair hurling.

Graduation Time for Abbey Class of 2014

There were joyous scenes at Limerick Youth Service’s Nicholas St Youth Space this past Thursday, June 5th last as 12 young people graduated from a Solas funded Employability Skills Programme.

6th Class Students Moving On

6th class students from a dozen East Limerick primary schools received their Certificates of Achievement at a graduation ceremony hosted by Limerick Youth Service at St. John the Baptist Secondary School, Hospital, Co. Limerick on Tuesday last, June 3rd.

YouthBank on the Northside

It was all smiles at Watch House Cross Library on Wednesday last, June 4th as youth groups from Limerick’s northside received much needed funding from the YouthBank Initiative.

Allocated by members of Limerick Youth Service’s Girls Northside YouthBank, the grants will enable youth groups to run programmes that support mental health and well-being.

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