KDYS Killarney Youth Centre
The Youth centre in Killarney is a state of the art youth facility with multiple rooms and spaces that act as a hub for staff and volunteer led projects.
The centre is equipped with a modern Youth Cafe, packed with audio visual equipment such as projector, xbox,PlayStation etc, a fully equipped band rehearsal space and multiple spaces that can be booked by youth and community groups.
Killarney Youth centre is home to a number of KDYS run projects:
KDYS Killarney YouthReach:
Youth reach is a home to 25 young people engaged in a training and work experience programme for early school leavers aged 15 – 20. It offers young people the opportunity to identify options within adult life, and provides them with opportunities to acquire certification.The programme is run by the KDYS in partnership with Kerry ETB. For more information email: Killarneyyouthreach@KDYS.ie
Killarney Community Drugs project
The Killarney community drugs project is a support programme for young people in the Killarney area displaying signs of problematic drug and alcohol misuse.The programme is run by the KDYS in partnership with Southern regional drugs task force
Form more information email: KCDI@kdys.ie
Garda Youth Diversion;
The Youth centre in Killarney is home to 2 Youth diversion workers covering the areas of Killarney and Kenmare.
For more information email: GYDP@kdys.ie
Non KDYS programmes based in the Youth Centre
Space in the Youth Centre can also be rented by commercial or for profit groups. The centre is currently home to
Fiona Crowley Stage school
To find out what’s going on in Killarney or to investigate the booking or renting of space please email Killarney@kdys.ie