First Online Irish Youth Chat Service Launched

Press Release Youth Information Partnership April 14th, 2020 First Online Irish Youth Chat Service Launched – Organisations Accelerate Initiative in Light of Current Crisis Four leading Irish youth organisations have today formally launched a new unique online youth chat system called the Digital Youth Information Chat Service. The Youth Information Online chat service is the … Read more

Youth Services and Covid 19

Youth Work Ireland Member Youth Services are working together to ensure young people are support during this time of crisis. These are challenging times that require everyone to be creative, adaptable and united. Young people may find themselves struggling with isolation, schoolwork, boredom and lack of self-motivation. Struggles like these can impact on their well-being and … Read more

My Planet My Pledge

During Youth Work Ireland’s Consensus Process 2019, young people told us that the environment and climate change were key issues they wanted to learn more about and campaign for change on. Currently it is young people who are leading the way in highlightening the need to combat climate change, and acting to ensure the environment is protected for … Read more

Tipperary Refugee Resettlement Programme

What is the Refugee Resettlement Programme? In February Youth Work Ireland Tipperary launched the Refugee Resettlement Programme in North and South Tipperary. The Programme works with newly arrived Syrian refugee families to the county. A number of Syrian families are currently living in reception centres across the country, but will be rehoused in communities across Ireland as … Read more

Young People and Parents Need Clarity on Exams, Most Disadvantaged in Danger of Missing Out

Press Release Youth Work Ireland 24 March 2020 “Young People and Parents Need Clarity on Exams, Most Disadvantaged in Danger of Missing Out” Says Leading Youth Organisation Young people need clarity on exams due to the rapidly changing situation on Covid-19 according to Youth Work Ireland whose members deliver a number of interventions aimed at … Read more

Youth Work Ireland – Statement on the Corona Virus

Youth Work Ireland and the Corona Virus The measures which Youth Work Ireland National Office and our Member Youth Services have taken are guided by the official advice provided by the Department of the Taoiseach and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.  Our primary concern is for the health and safety of our young … Read more

Job Vacancies with Donegal Youth Service

Donegal Youth Service is currently recruiting for 2 new positions for the Our Generation Project, funded through Peace IV Regional – Building Peace through Emotional Resilience. The Our Generation Project is a cross-border and cross-community project which aims to build positive relations by developing “Our Generation’s” emotional resilience, empathy and understanding through emotional resilience in post-conflict … Read more

FDYS LGBTI Youth Strategy

FDYS have run an LGBTI+ youth group in Wexford for the last seven years. It has evolved into a youth group that was initially separate and distinct to a group which is now integrated within the senior youth café in the Cloisters Youth Space. The FDYS LGBTI+ Youth Strategy has been developed from consultations, workshops and discussions with young … Read more