Events 2014


Saturday April 5th 

North Suburbs Community Youth Project will hold a Residential Overnight in Woodstown Residential Centre
Waterford & South Tipperary Community Youth Service
Waterford & South Tipperary Community Youth Service

"B3 a Space to Be" A One Day Global Youth Work Creative Arts Festival
Showcase and workshops 3.30pm-6.30pm in B3 Wareshouse, Shannon. This event will include BBQ and bands, there will also be a special Hats Off presentation to volunteers
Clare Youth Service

Youth Participation Day at Navan Race Course
Meath Youth Federation
Meath Youth Federation

Introduction to Youth Work Training for CDYS Volunteers in Fermoy and Midleton
CDYS Youth Work Ireland 
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

Learning and Sharing Practice Sessions for Youth Clubs Workers and Volunteers
Youth Work Ireland National Office, 20 Lower Dominick Street, 1pm-4pm
Youth Work Ireland National Office

GLOW Mullingar
This event is in conjunction with Mullingar Youth Project, YO YO Youth Café and Mullingar EYE Project.
Midlands Regional Youth Service

Craóbh Rua Youth Project Film Premier of 'Sharp Focus -Crossing the Divide'
Waterfront Studio, Belfast 6.45pm
Youth Work Ireland Louth @ The Belfast Film Festival 2014

 

Sunday April 6th

Youth Factor Regional Heats
Galway
Youth Work Ireland Galway

Development Education Showcase
Our Lady's Boys Club, Galway
Youth Work Ireland Galway


Hats off to Volunteers
Young people from Leitir Mor to Ballinasloe will run the Hats Off activity in their clubs and projects.
Youth Work Ireland Galway

 

 

Monday April 7th

The Great Debate: A Q&A session with Local Candidates in Limerick on Youth Related Issues. 
Absolutel Hotel, Limerick City, 6.30pm-9pm
Limerick Youth Service

Group Work Session on Sexual Health with Donegal Youth Service and Foróige
These events will incorporate sexual health awareness into group work activities all week
The Loft Youth Project and Daybreak Programme, Letterkenny, Donegal
Donegal Youth Service

Child Protection / Induction Training 
Regular training with a special Hats Off twist for the volunteers present
Clare Youth Service 

Youth Club Exchange Programmes 
The Bornacoola Youth Club Exchange Programme begins this week
North Connaught Youth Services

Photography Group Meeting
Fermoy
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

Love Hurts - Train the Trainer Sexual Health Awarensse Training Event for Adults Working with Young People.
Villa Rose, Donegal, 10am-4.30pm
Donegal Youth Service

Youth Club Arts Competition taking place all week in Clubs and Projects around Meath 
Meath Youth Federation

Photo Exhibition: Volunteers and what they mean to young people 
Bluebell Youth Project
Canal Communities Regional Youth Service

Garden Project 
This will be running all week at Base Café
Leitrim Youth Project
North Connaught Youth Services

What Do You Do If: An Evening to Explore Safety Issues in Youth Work
Northside Youth Cafe, Limerick 6.30pm-8.30pm
Limerick Youth Service

Gould's Hill Activity Group Meeting
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

Hats Off to Volunteers Activity Sessions taking place in all Youth Clubs in Meath
Meath Youth Federation

Letterkenny Youth Information Project on Let's Talk About Sex Week
Week long information campaign on sexual health.
Youth Information Centre, Letterkenny, 12pm-6pm
Donegal Youth Service

Hats Off Arts Activity
Bluebell Youth Project
Canal Communities Regional Youth Service

Music Group Get Together 
Youth Centre Mallow
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

Hats Off Workshop for 10-12 year olds
Monsignor McCarthy Complex, facilitated by Athlone Youth Community Project, from 5pm
Midlands Regional Youth Service

Story Telling Testimonials
Facebook Testimonials & Clare Champion articles from former participants of Clare Youth Service about the impact the youth service has had on their lives.
Clare Youth Service

Recycling Project with Young People
Breffni Youth Café will hold a recycling project with young people and the Everyman Group using pallets to make garden furniture
North Connaught Youth Services

Lunch Time Café
Mallow Youth Centre
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

 

Tuesday April 8th

Time Management Training Day for CDYS Staff
Mallow, Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

Sharing and Learning Practice Session for Youth Club Workers and Volunteers
National Office, 6pm-9pm
Youth Work Ireland National Office

Cross Community Quiz Night
Craobh Rua Project and South Side Project Dundalk will hold this with the young men's group, followed by bowling.
Youth Work Ireland Louth

Life 101 Project
This project begins this week in conjunction with members of Comhairle na nÓg
North Connaught Youth Services

Study Group Meet
Fermoy,Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

Keep the Beat Klub Musical Showcase
Castlegar NS 8pm
Youth Work Ireland Galway

Health Living and Positive Mental Health Awareness Week 
This will be running all week in the Cabin and will involve self expression projects and graffiti wall mural
Leitrim Youth Project
North Connaugh Youth Services

MY Inter Club Pool Competition
Meet & Eat Youth Café, Navan
Meath Youth Federation

Group Work Session on Sexual Health with Donegal Youth Service and Foroige
These events will incorporate sexual health awareness into group work activities all week
The Loft Youth Project and Daybreak Programme, Letterkenny, Donegal
Donegal Youth Service

Crochet Club Meet Up
Gould's Hill, Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

What Do You Do If: An Evening to Explore Safety Issues in Youth Work
Rathkeale Youth Space, Limerick, 7pm-9pm
Limerick Youth Service

Story Telling Testimonials
Facebook Testimonials & Clare Champion articles from former participants of Clare Youth Service about the impact the youth service has had on their lives.
Clare Youth Service

Youth Information Training with Volunteers who will become Information Offices in their Youth Clubs
East Clare
Clare Youth Service

Junior Boys Club
Midleton, Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

'Young People, Sex and the Law' - Information Leaflet Launch
Youth Information Centre, Letterkenny, 6.30pm
Donegal Youth Service 

Puppet On A String: Puppet Making Workshop
ACM Castleconnell, Limerick
Limerick Youth Service

Youth Club Art Competition Running All Week in Clubs in Meath
Meath Youth Federation

Girls Personal Development Group Meet
Midleton, Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

Hats Off Activities in Meath Youth Clubs and Projects all Week
Meath Youth Federation

Letterkenny Youth Information Project on Let's Talk About Sex Week
Week long information campaign on sexual health.
Youth Information Centre, Letterkenny, 12pm-6pm
Donegal Youth Service

Volunteer Appreciation Night with Massage, Yoga, Music and Food
Bluebell Youth Project
Canal Communities Regional Youth Service

 

Wednesday April 9th

Political Briefing 
Buswell's Hotel, Dublin 1pm-3pm
Youth Work Ireland National Office

West Limerick Volunteers: Learn About Volunteering with LYS
Rathkeale Youth Space
Limerick Youth Service

Band Practice with The Rock School
Midleton, Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

Youth Club Art Competition
Meath Youth Federation

Health Lifestyle Cooking Events
These will run in Drumkeerin and the No Limit Club
Leitrim Youth Project
North Connaught Youth Services

Love Hurts - Train the Trainer Sexual Health Awareness Training for Adults Working with Young People
Villa Rose, Donegal

Donegal Youth Service

Comhairle na nÓg Tuam Electoral Event
Youth Work Ireland Galway

Drop In Fermoy
Fermoy, Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

Story Telling Testimonials
Facebook Testimonials & Clare Champion articles from former participants of Clare Youth Service about the impact the youth service has had on their lives.
Clare Youth Service

Launch of Public Mural Art Piece by young people from The Base and local Artist
Leitrim Youth Project, 4pm
North Connaught Youth Services

Letterkenny Youth Information Project
A week long campaign on sexual health information
Youth Information Centre, Letterkenny, 12pm-6pm
Donegal Youth Service

CDYS Youth Council Regional Meeting
Mallow
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

Inter Generational Quiz Night
Youth & Community Resource Centre, Gurranabraher, Cork, 7pm-9pm
Youth Work Ireland Cork

Learning and Sharing Practice Sessions for Youth Club Workers and Volunteers
Clare Youth Service, Ennis, 6pm-9pm
Youth Work Ireland National Office

Presentation Ceremony
Certificates will be presented to Base Junior Leaders who have completed their volunteer training
Leitrim Youth Project, 4pm
North Connaught Youth Services

Basketball Event

Gould's Hill, Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

Workshop Session for Junior Leaders
Bluebell Youth Project
Canal Communities Regional Youth Service

Puppet On A String: Puppet Making Workshop 
ACM, Castleconnell, Limerick
Limerick Youth Service

Conversational Irish 
Fermoy, Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

Hats Off To Volunteers Arts Activity
Meath Youth Federation

Guitar Classes
Midleton, Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

The Great Bake Off! Learn to Bake with Paul
Lr. Glentworth Street, Limerick
Limerick Youth Service

Junior & Senior Art Group
Midleton, Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

What Do You Do If? An Evening to Explore Safety Issues in Youth Work
Staker Wallace Youth Club, Limerick, 7pm-9pm
Limerick Youth Service

Lunchtime Café
Mallow Youth Centre, Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

Group Work Session on Sexual Health with Donegal Youth Service and Foróige
These events will incorporate sexual health awareness into group work activities all week
The Loft Youth Project and Daybreak Programme, Letterkenny, Donegal
Donegal Youth Service

 

Thursday April 10th

Partnership Event
National Office, 1pm-3pm
www.youthworkireland.ie

CDYS Volunteer Awards 
Youth Centre Mallow, Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

First Aid Skills Training for Shack Café Members
Leitrim Youth Project
North Connaugth Youth Service

City and East Limerick Volunteer: Learn About Volunteering Opportunities with LYS
The Factory, Southside Space 
Limerick Youth Service

Story Telling Testimonials
Facebook Testimonials & Clare Champion articles from former participants of Clare Youth Service about the impact the youth service has had on their lives.
Clare Youth Service


Cross Community Quiz Night
Craobh Rua Project and South Side Project Dundalk will hold a quiz night with the girls group, followed by a trip to the cinema.

Youth Work Ireland Louth


Volunteer Video Premier by Skitz Video Group
The Vault, Carlow
Carlow Youth Service

Fundraising Quiz Night
Navan
Meath Youth Federation

The S Word Conference - Sexual Health Conference for Young People aged 15-17 Years of Age. 
This event will feature workshops in STIs and contraception; social media and sexual behaviour; Taking the Blindfold Off - early signs of abuse in relationships; X-Rated - The impact of sexual violence in the Media. John Buckley from SpunOut will deliver the opening address.
The Clanree Hotel, Letterkenny, 9.30am-3.30pm
Donegal Youth Service

Child Protection Training
Bluebell Youth Project
Canal Communities Regional Youth Service

Drop In at Gould's Hill
Gould Hill, Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

Energizers and Ice Breakers: Learn New Games and activities to use in your youth club and group
Rathkeale, Limerick, 7pm-8.30pm
Limerick Youth Service

Hats Off to Volunteers
Meath 
Meath Youth Federation

Friends and Patron's Lunch 
Carlow
Carlow Youth Service

Letterkenny Youth Information Project
A week long campaign on sexual health information
Youth Information Centre, Letterkenny, 12pm-6pm
Donegal Youth Servic
e

Busstop Youth Club Meet Up
Midleton, Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

Intercultural Music Event: A fun evening where you can learn about music from around the Globe
Lwr. Glentworth Street, Limerick
Limerick Youth Service

Music Group Meet Up
Fermoy, Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

MRYS Superstars 2014
Gentex Football Pitch, facilitated by Athlone Youth Community Project & ALF Garda Project, from 5.30pm
Midlands Regional Youth Service

Hats Off to Volunteers Competition
Display and judging of the entries set around a CTC run friendship brunch
Clare Youth Service

MY Youth Bake Off!!
Meet & Eat Youth Café, Navan
Meath Youth Federation

Group Work Session on Sexual Health with Donegal Youth Service and Foroige
These events will incorporate sexual health awareness into group work activities all week
The Loft Youth Project and Daybreak Programme, Letterkenny, Donegal
Donegal Youth Service

Hats Off Activities in Carlow
Carlow Youth Service

Youth Club Art Competition
Navan
Meath Youth Federation

Let's Talk About Sex - Sexual Health Awareness Week 
The Letterkenny Post weekly slot will focus on the LTAS campaign.
Donegal Youth Service

 

Friday April 11th

Run LYS Run! A Running Workshop to Improve Technique Ahead of the Great Limerick Run
Shelbourne Park, Limerick, 11am-1pm
Limerick Youth Service

Hats Off in Carlow
Carlow
Carlow Youth Service

Youth Club Night
Clubs visit to celebrate "The Club Volunteer"
Clare Youth Service

Youth Club Arts Competition
Meath Youth Clubs & Projects
Meath Youth Federation

Boxercise Classes
Glangevlin Club in Leitrim will be holding keep fit classes during the week
North Connaught Youth Services

Youth Club Meet in Rathcormac, Lisgould, Leamlara, Ballyhooly, Lismire, Donoughmore & FACE Fermoy
Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

South Kerry Mega Disco
Cahersiveen Youth Club
KDYS

Leitrim's "Y" Factor - Inter Club Talent Competition
Leitrim Project Project
North Connaught Youth Service

Young Volunteers: A Celebration Music Gig with Young Bands
Lava Java, Limerick, 5.30pm-8pm
Limerick Youth Service 

Letterkenny Youth Information Project
A week long campaign on sexual health information
Youth Information Centre, Letterkenny, 12pm-6pm
Donegal Youth Service

Music Group Meet Up
Gould's Hill, Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

Story Telling Testimonials
Facebook Testimonials & Clare Champion articles from former participants of Clare Youth Service about the impact the youth service has had on their lives.
Clare Youth Service


Hats Off All over Limerick
Limerick
Limerick Youth Service

Community Clean Up
Valentia Youth Club members will volunteering with Valentia Tidy Towns Committed and this will be followed by a Youth Club Celebration
KDYS

Hats Off in Meath

Meath
Meath Youth Federation

Coffee Morning for Potential Volunteers
Bluebell Youth Project
Canal Communities Regional Youth Service

Group Work Session on Sexual Health with Donegal Youth Service and Foroige
These events will incorporate sexual health awareness into group work activities all week
The Loft Youth Project and Daybreak Programme, Letterkenny, Donegal
Donegal Youth Service

Drop In 
Fermoy, Cork
CDYS Youth Work Ireland

'Mad Hatter's Tea Party' - Universal event featuring projects of FDYS
Enniscorthy Community Youth Project
FDYS

Let's Talk About Sex - Sexual Health Awareness Week
The quarterly edition of the ECHO will carry a two page spread on the LTAS week
Donegal Youth Service
 

 

Saturday April 12th

Irish Youth Music Awards 2014
Aviva Stadium, 11am-6pm
Youth Work Ireland National Office

Input from Sonia Keeney from the Letterkenny STI Clinic to Youth Councillors and Other Young People
&
Launch of New DYC Sexual Health Website

Regional Cultural Centre, Donegal
Donegal Youth Service and Donegal Youth Council

Faithfoto
Young people from South West Kerry have an opportunity to learn photography skills and images which represent Faith to them.
KDYS

Inter Club Sports Day

Indoor Astro Turf, Mullaghboy
Meath Youth Federation

Let's Talk About Sex Expert Panel will Address Key Sexual Health Questions
The Loft Youth Project, Letterkenny, Donegal 
Donegal Youth Service

Volunteer Youth Club Networking Event in Kildare
This event will celebrate the role of volunteers and give youth clubs in Kildare an opportunity to meet each other, discuss and share practice and to explore upcoming opportunities for youth clubs.
Curragh Youth Project 10.30am-3pm
Kildare Youth Service

Paint Balling in Kerry
Cahersiveen Youth Club
KDYS

Onesie Run
Clare Comhairle na nÓg running a series of 1km runs across the county to promote positive mental health. Supported by local CYS clubs and projects. All welcome - Be at onesie with yourself.   
Clare Youth Service

BreakOut LGBT Youth Project
This event will feature an input from the Red Ribbon Project for young people on sexual health.
Office of Donegal Youth Service Office, Letterkenny 2pm-4pm
Donegal Youth Service

 

 

Sunday April 13th

"Evening of Legends" 
Members of the Clare team will be there and there will be a signed Clare Jersey raffled. Performances by Paul Quinn with young people from the junction and performance by John Lillis and Godknows (Open to14-18 year olds)
The Junction, 5pm-8pm
Clare Youth Service