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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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Minister Fitzgerald launches ‘Kerry Empowering Youth service’

Thursday 14 May 2015 Frances Fitzgerald, T.D,. today launches a new delivery model for services designed to address youth crime. ‘Kerry Empowering Youth – KEY’, A Kerry Garda Youth Justice Divisional Model is Ireland’s first Garda Divisional Model of Youth Justice programmes delivery. In 2013, Kerry Diocesan Youth Service who delivered 6 Garda Youth Diversion […]

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Banditz summer music programme is launched.

Banditz….music summer programme which is happening this summer in Killarney KDYS. The programme is open to any young people in line with the ages stated….get in early spaces are going to fill up. rock on!!! Kerry Banditz Registration Form – PDF

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Youth Day is on its way

Q14, Discos, Games, Inflatables, hair and beauty, jewellery, photo booth over 1000 youth people. Youth Day 2015 is nearly here

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Walking on Cars at KDYS Killarney

Check out this great video by ITT students who captured Kerry Super Group Walking on Cars mentoring young kerry bands at KDYS Killarney   Walking on Cars

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KDYS gears up for Youth Day

The kdys are hard at work looking at plans for youth day 2015 which is set to be the best youth day yet. Talk to your youth club leader for more details. See you April 19th  

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