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Comhairle na nÓg AGM 2022 - Let Us Be Heard’ Members of Limerick Comhairle na nÓg pictured at their mural at Island Road, Limerick. Comhairle na nÓg AGM 2022 - Let Us Be Heard’ Members of Limerick Comhairle na nÓg pictured at their mural at Island Road, Limerick.

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Limerick Comhairle na nOg AGM 2022 gives youth a voice

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Comhairle na nOg AGM 2022 – ‘Let Us Be Heard’ Members of Limerick Comhairle na nÓg pictured at their mural at Island Road, Limerick.

The event will be opened by the Mayor of the City & County of Limerick

The Limerick Comhairle na nOg AGM 2022 will take place at Istabraq Hall, Limerick City & County Council, Merchant’s Quay, Limerick on Thursday, October 20  from 9:45-2:30pm and are inviting young people to take part.

The Limerick Comhairle na nOg AGM 2022 is a great opportunity for young people (13-17yrs) to find out more about Comhairle na nÓg, voice their opinions of issues that are important to them and potentially become a member.

The Youth Conference will be opened by the Mayor of the City & County of Limerick, Cllr. Francis Foley and will include several interactive workshops.

Limerick Comhairle na nÓg is a youth council that advocates for young people, raise awareness of issues of importance to them and participate in the development of polices that are relevant to them.

Supported by Limerick Youth Service (LYS) and Limerick City & County Council, Limerick Comhairle na nÓg gives a voice to young people allowing them to influence government policy at a local and national level.

In the past Comhairle na nÓg has addressed issues such as gender equality, youth homelessness, living in the Direct Provision system, cyberbullying and the teaching of sexual education in the secondary schools.

A member of Youth Work Ireland and the Irish Association of Community Training Centres, LYS remains committed to connecting with young people and supporting them to reach their full potential.

Young people, teachers or parents/guardians who would like more information about the Youth Conference or  Comhairle na nÓg can contact John at [email protected] or 087-2626816.

For more on Limerick Comhairle na nÓg go HERE  

For more stories on Limerick Comhairle na nÓg go HERE  

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