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Press Release KDYS has launched a new initiative to provide an outlet for young people across Kerry. Can’t get out to a youth club then let the youth club come to you. This is open to all teenagers and to find out more just go to the KDYS website of Facebook page. CEO Tim ODonoghue […]

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Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS) – A Community based Youth Work Organisation connecting with and supporting Young People Following advice from the Government of Ireland in relation to the Coronavirus (Covid-19), all KDYS Centres, youth cafes and volunteer led youth clubs are closed to the public from Friday 13th March.   While our centres are […]

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KDYS with a group of teenagers from Kerry and Italy have launched a campaign to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. They have created a video with a very important message for their peers and for all people. They have pledged their commitment to this cause and they are calling on all young people and all of […]

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Dave the Dog is worried about Coronavirus

Great little story book here for small ones who are a bit anxious about COVID-19! dave-the-dog-coronavirus-1-1Download

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Street Feast Killorglin

AN ANNUAL COMMUNITY EVENT! On Friday the 28th of July, KDYS Killorglin hosted their annual Street Feast at their Centre on Lower Bridge St Killorglin. Almost 200 people attended on the day. So what exactly is Street Feast? Street Feast is a day of local lunches across Ireland in June/July hosted by you and your […]

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KDYS Youth Day 2017

A GREAT DAY OF MEMORIES – 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 […]

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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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