Have your say at the Limerick City & County Comhairle na nÓg AGM

Limerick City & County Comhairle na nÓg AGM

Have your say at the Limerick City & County Comhairle na nÓg AGM

‘The points race.’ Anxiety. Friendship. Jobs. Education. Integration. Cyberbullying. SnapChat. How do I become Taoiseach? Leadership. Our Futures.

Have you got an opinion on these or any other issues concerning young people? Would you like to join a group of young people to fight for your rights? Then Comhairle na nÓg (youth council) is for you!

Interested teenagers (13-17yrs) are invited to Limerick City & County Comhairle na nÓg AGM at the University of Limerick on Friday, November 24th from 9am-3pm.

The Limerick City & County Comhairle na nÓg’s AGM is an opportunity for young people to learn about the role of Comhairle na nÓg, speak with current and past members, take part in exciting workshops, enjoy some music and have fun!

One of over thirty nationwide, Limerick Comhairle na nÓg (youth council) 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 youth homelessness, living in Direct Provision, bullying and the teaching of sexual education in the secondary schools.

For more information or to reserve your space at the Limerick City & County Comhairle na nÓg’s AGM please contact John Real at [email protected] or 087-2626816.

A member of Youth Work Ireland, Limerick Youth Service remains committed to supporting and encouraging young people to be active participants in shaping their futures.

Limerick Youth Service is recognised as a leading provider for a variety of quality programmes for young people in Limerick City and County. They work in partnership with a number of national and regional organisations including Youth Work Ireland, Solas, Tusla, Limerick & Clare Educational Board, the Department of Justice and Equality, Youthreach, Limerick City and County Council, the Department of Children and Youth Affairs along with many other voluntary and community groups.

They provide second chance and further educational training programmes including Leaving Cert Applied, Employability Skills, Bakery Programmes, Contact Centre Operations and Business Studies programmes for early school leavers at their Youth Resource Centre, Lower Glentworth Street and Nicholas St Youth Hub.

Limerick Youth Service is a recognised charity compliant with the Code of Practice for Good Governance of Community, Voluntary and Charitable Organisations in Ireland.

It was founded in 1973 under the joint patronage of the Bishops of Limerick. Over the years it has grown into the country’s largest local youth service, offering a range of personal and social development and recreational opportunities to young people throughout Limerick.

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