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Limerick Youth Service Yell Youth Fever

 

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Limerick Youth Service was delighted to host a Youth Exchange programme last week as 12 young people from across Limerick City and County and 12 from St. Hilaire, France engaged in a programme of activities exploring citizenship and the differences and commonalities of urban and rural life. The background to this programme is unique as a group of young volunteers who have themselves participated in youth exchange opportunities with LYS gathered together over the past number of months to ‘give back’ based on their positive experiences. They recruited young teenagers from Limerick Youth Service Projects in Watergate, Ballinanty, Ballinacurra Weston, Rathkeale, Southill and Lava Java’s Youth Café. Highlights of the week included creative projects exploring the theme of citizenship through beat-boxing and music technology, puppet making and a recycle art project. Also the group took in the cultural treats Limerick and surrounds have to offer including sampling Limerick’s unique youth culture. The French group will return the hospitality over the Halloween Break when the Limerick group got to France to continue to broaden the intercultural experience.

 

Photos By Carlos Dasco For I Love Limerick.Com . ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. STANDARD DISCLAIMER – Sharing of images online in no way licenses the use of these images without the express Agreement from Carlos Dasco. All Rights Reserved 2013

 

Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the ilovelimerick.com concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.

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