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PowPig Win IYMAs

Local band PowPig won the regional qualifiers of the Irish Youth Music Awards (IYMAs) held at Limerick Youth Service (LYS) recently, with Adam Maloney honoured for his songwriting skills.

New Youth Leaders in West Limerick

Ten young people from West Limerick completed a Junior Leadership training programme with Limerick Youth Service (LYS) at the Burren Outdoor Activity Centre, Co. Clare recently.

The teens, who are members of LYS’ Rathkeale Youth Space and Newcastlewest Youth Club, enjoyed two days of workshops & activities in the Banner County.

Start Your Retail Career with LYS

Young people interested in a career in the retail sector, one of Ireland’s fastest growing industries are invited to enrol in an exciting Retail Skills Course at Limerick Youth Service.

The inovative course will equip participants with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively in Ireland’s vibrant retail sector.

Teen Cyclists to Graduate

On yer bike with LYS

Young people who took part in an innovative bike programme with Limerick Youth Service (LYS) will be honoured at a graduation ceremony at The Factory Southside Youth Space, Galvone, Limerick on Wednesday, February 21st (6-8pm).

New Migrant Youth Group

Young people from migrant communities are invited to join D.A.Y, a new youth group created by Limerick Youth Service (LYS).


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


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


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.

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