New app launched to help young people in Cavan & Monaghan

Youth Work Ireland Cavan Monaghan as part of the Monaghan Children and Young People’s Services (CYPSC) Healthy Ireland Fund, has launched a new interactive mobile phone app for young people called Connecting You. The app takes all the health and wellbeing information as well as local organisations that young people might be looking for and puts … Read more

OG Update

Our Generation The Our Generation Project provides wonderful opportunities for young people to develop their knowledge around issues such as emotional well-being, sexual health, and leadership through the Be Well Programme, YES Project, and a pilot project, The Youth Fund. The Our Generation team have been really busy from June to December 2021. They have delivered Be … Read more

Job Vacancy

Job Vacancy – Finance Adminstrator  The Finance Administrator will work closely with and report to the Head of Finance in Youth Work Ireland National Office. Their duties will include the processing of a small monthly payroll, carrying out the day-to-day requirements of the finance office, including Debtors/Creditors/Banking and general administration duties. The Finance Administrator will … Read more


OUR Generation is launching Transgenerational Trauma Awareness Day on Wednesday 15th December 2021. The aim of the day is to raise awareness and expand the conversation around Transgenerational Trauma. Click here to register>>

Nollaig Winners 2021

Nollaig is an opportunity for young people within our Member Youth Services to design the official Youth Work Ireland Christmas card. The competition was open to all young people affiliated to a Youth Work Ireland Local Youth Service and we had three age categories and received hundreds of entries. We are delighted to announce the category winners … Read more

Retail newsletter

The Retail project, supported by Erasmus+ and Leargas aims at creating training packages for different audiences involved in retail such as experienced retail entrepreneurs, and digital natives looking for new work opportunities. These packages will include subjects such as new retail business models, e-commerce, social networks, business strategies and more! The fourth newsletter is now out and … Read more

Sustainable Fashion Resource

Gen Z calls for action as 81% of young people surveyed admit to buying clothing from fast fashion outlets despite awareness of climate impact. 83% of young people say they want to avoid fast fashion as COP26 continues to highlight harmful impacts on the planet Leading youth organisation, Youth Work Ireland, is continuing its climate … Read more

Lunchtime Learning Mental Health

Lunchtime Learning: Positive Mental Health Promotion in Everyday Youth Work Date: Wednesday, November 24th Time: 1pm-2.30pm Venue: Zoom Youth Work Ireland’s next informal Lunchtime Learning Session takes place on Wednesday November 24th @ 1pm and will focus on everyday youth work practice that supports youth mental health. Practitioners will be provided with a space to … Read more

Youth Wave 2021

It’s Youth Wave 2021 time and this year we have a number of fun interactive online workshops specifically for young people aged 12 – 18 within our Youth Work Ireland youth groups.  We have workshops over 3 days of the Halloween Mid – term break that include arts and crafts, quizzes, story telling along with … Read more

OG Job Vacancy

Youth Work Ireland: Our Generation Administrator (Part-time) (Dublin 1) Ref: YWI 012020 04 (Peace IV Regional – Building Peace through Emotional Resilience) Title: Our Generation Administration Support p/t (building peace through emotional resilience with young people) Responsible to: Our Generation Coordinator Links to: Youth Workers & partner organisations Timescale: Oct 2021 – Dec 2022 Location: Youth … Read more