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A day of great memories – KDYS Youth Day 2017

A truly amazing day was had by nearly 1400 teenagers on Sunday March 26th at the annual KDYS Youth Day. This event has been running for over 40 years and sees the involvement of KDYS youth club members, along with hundreds of volunteers from across the Diocese of Kerry. This year, for the first time, […]

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….wish someone had told me that when I was younger…

The recruitment drive for volunteers is underway for the Mentor Project Volunteer Programme. To apply to become a volunteer mentor on this programme, please click HERE and enter your details, we will then send you our volunteer pack to be returned to us. We will also be running open information nights which will be held KDYS Tralee […]

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Oh what a night – Kerry ETB School Awards

  It was a great night of celebration and acknowledgements at the annual Kerry Education and Training Board  Student Awards in the IT Tralee North Campus last Friday night. The awards recognise the dedication and commitment of student across the county from schools and Youthreach centres. YouthReach is a Department of Education and Skills official education, training […]

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Action Day for Human Rights Online 10 December 2016

  As an organisation, we are supporting the Council of Europe’s NO HATE SPEECH MOVEMENT campaign. A Simple way to get involved is to promote positive speech on-line. The Action day is tomorrow, Saturday December 10th. So to kick off our No Hate Speech movement support we are asking you to like the following on […]

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The Cotton Wool Kids!

Last week a US Women’s Basketball Head Coach’s post match interview went viral. Coach Jeff Walz spoke very passionately on how young people are being overprotected and shielded from disappointment in today’s society where “everyone gets a trophy no matter what”! Watch the interview here… “You’ve got to have a will. You’ve got to have […]

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Culture Night in the KDYS

The Youth Centre was a hive of activity last Friday night for Culture Night with young and old enjoying an interactive workshop on African traditions

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Kerry’s Fittest Club – 23rd October

Is your Youth Club the fittest??

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European Youth Information and Counselling Agency – ERYICA

The governing body of the European Youth Information and Counselling Agency (ERYICA) met last week in the KDYS Youth Centre in Killarney as part of an enhanced engagement in Ireland. The event, organised by KDYS and Youth Work Ireland, examined a variety of EU-wide topics relevant to young people and youth services today. Tim O’Donoghue […]

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KDYS Highlights of 2015

We wish you and yours a very Happy Christmas  

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KDYS Tralee achieves active flag status

The Youth Centre in Tralee has achieved Active flag status for the second year running. The project was led out by young people in the KDYS Transforum alley programme. An active centre is a centre that achieves a physically educated and physically active community.

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