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 closed, our staff are working to provide continuity of service, information and reassurance during this time.  We are in regular contact with young people and parents using phone, text, social media and all digital platforms. We are also linking with other services and community organisations to ensure young people receive the supports they require.

For young people or parents who are in need of support the following are the contact details for your local area:

Area Contact name Contact Details
Tralee Sharon Roche 085- 2539402 
Listowel Michelle O’Neill 085- 8011172 
Killarney Ken O’Neill O87-2066738 
Caherciveen Anne Murphy 087-7801575 
Killorglin Alfie Hughes 085-7878049 

We encourage all young people, volunteers and staff to follow the advice and guidelines issued by the relevant authorities such as the Health Safety Executive (HSE).

For further updates please visit and/or KDYS official social media sites.

In times of adversity we come together and realise the strength and importance of our families and communities. As ever KDYS is available for support so please contact us. 

Stay well, look after each other and keep each other safe.