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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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KDYS Young Social Innovators 2015/2016

  Social Innovators puts an emphasis on creative thinking and action for the well-being of people and society. We have chosen 6 students in Transforum Alley to take part in the “Young Social Innovators” competition this year. The title of our project is “Health Promotion Through Dance”. The social issue being addressed is childhood obesity […]

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KDYS Christmas Appeal 5th & 6th December

The KDYS church gate collection is happening on the weekend of the 5th and 6th of December This appeal supports youth clubs in communities all over the Diocese of Kerry. KDYS Clubs offer young people a safe, affordable, enriching and fun place to go. KDYS Youth Clubs provide activities that encourage healthy living, personal growth, […]

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KDYS Youth Clubs are back up and running.

Why not get involved with a KDYS youth club. Volunteers all over the county are running youth clubs for 12-18 year olds and need your help. To get involved just fill out a volunteer application form. You get back more that you give!  

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Bandiz music programme in Full swing

The Kerry Music Education Partnership summer programme is in full swing. Young people and music educators have been gathering in the KDYS Killarney as part of the Kerry Music Education Partnership. From more info head over to and stay tuned(pardon the pun) for more info

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KDYS launch 3 year strategic plan

Young people, parents, volunteers, Kerry Public representatives and local bodies joined Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr .James Reilly to celebrate the official unveiling of a new three year vision for youth services in Kerry. The KDYS Strategic plan highlights the importance and enormous value of locally based youth services directed by local volunteers […]

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