Youth Work Ireland’s Irish Youth Music Awards (IYMAs) is excited to return to Croke Park for its all-ages National Day on Saturday May 9th, 2020. Tickets are now on sale and after last year’s event nearly selling out, we advise getting your tickets quickly! RTÉ 2FM marked this announcement live on air this morning and … Read more

Limerick Youth Service Baseline Study & Needs Analysis Report

A new study from Limerick Youth Service on the needs and experiences of  young people growing up in rural County Limerick was launched recently. The ‘Baseline Study and Needs Analysis of Young People aged 10-18’ was commission by LYS to capture the experiences of young people in rural communities, and to highlight the gaps in terms of the … Read more

Taking Digital Youth Work to the Next Level

After 2 years of deep development work, the Skill IT for Youth project is now complete! The results were launched this week in YWI’s National Office to great acclaim. Check them out on https://digipathways.io/ As well as the most up to date piece of Research on Digital Youth Work in Ireland and a Policy Brief … Read more

Our Generation Project

PRESS RELEASE Date: 23 January 2020 Cross-border and cross-community project aims to build positive relations by developing “Our Generation’s” emotional resilience, empathy and understanding Building peace through emotional resilience in post-conflict Ireland. A partnership of seven cross-border organisations are to share €6.1M of EU PEACE IV funding to support communities to tackle post-conflict resilience and … Read more

#GE2020 Youth Manifesto

YOUNG PEOPLE’S MANIFESTO #GE2020 HEAR OUR VOICE! It is beyond doubt that the recent economic crisis affected massively on young people and was nothing short of cataclysmic for them. Yet in the years since the collapse of the world financial systems, we have not seen any systematic measures from Government aimed at relieving the situation … Read more

Youthscape and the Irish Society for Autism

On Tuesday 15th October 2019 The Irish Society for Autism gave an autism awareness talk to our Youthscape staff in Donegal Youth Service. We are very appreciative of this training and their help in facilitating us in the support of young people with autism on our Youthscape project. Donegal Youth Services’s Youthscape is a cross community … Read more

Donegal Youth Service Young Carers Project

Donegal Young Carers Project was set up in February 2015 to provide information, news and events for, and about, young carers living in Co Donegal. Since then the group had been growing and supporting Young carers from all over Donegal. The project has taken part in many team building activate days, art workshops, mindfulness, training … Read more

YOYO Youth Cafe Winner of Good Causes Award 2019

Youth Work Ireland Midlands YoYo Youth Café won the 2019 Good Causes Award – Youth Section at a National Lottery gala event in Dublin in November. The YoYo Youth Café offers a range of programmes including Music Jam which is part funded by Longford and Westmeath ETB and match funded and operated in conjunction with … Read more