Kerry Diocesan Youth Service


Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS) is a Youth Work Organisation founded in 1971. In fact KDYS is the leading Youth Work Organisation in the South West of Ireland covering the Diocese of Kerry. This includes the entire county of Kerry, the Beara Peninsula and the North West Cork region of Duhallow.

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Transfer Programme

KDYS Youth Information delivers a ‘KDYS Transfer Programme’ to 6th class students across Kerry.  The programme aims to support young people in their transition into secondary school. KDYS have been delivering the KDYS Transfer Programmes to schools across the county...

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Fun Things to do in Kerry

Check out all the exciting activities to take part in all within Kerry. Regardless if it is sunny or raining we have an option for you!

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‘Green Beans’ Project

In Spring 2023 the Listowel Tidy Towns committee approached KDYS youth worker, Edel, looking for help with picking up litter around our town. Young people who attend the KDYS Listowel Youth Café weekly were asked if they would like to help and a group, The Green...

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