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Ballymun Youthreach learners graduate from Change Makers programme

We hosted the annual Change Makers awards ceremony this week where Ballymun Youthreach students alongside students from Trinity Comprehensive and DCU Social Sciences graduated the ten week programme. The programme run by College Connect through Laurence and Martin from DCU … Continue reading

Ballymun Youthreach and DCU colloborate on graphic novel project

Ballymun Youthreach students have been writing a graphic novel with DCU in an exciting four week project. This project brings together Ballymun Youthreach students with DCU trainee teachers, displaced persons and Fighting Words to co-create a graphic book and teaching … Continue reading

Ballymun Youthreach and Brown Brothers Harriman

A group of students from Ballymun Youthreach have recently completed a fantastic five-week mentoring programme with employees from the Dublin office of the prestigious private investment bank, Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH). Spearheaded by senior executives, Cathal Boylan and Noeleen Flynn, … Continue reading

Photos from our meeting with an Taoiseach

We recieved photos from our visit with An Taoiseach Michael Martin last July in the Axis Centre, Ballymun. Thanks to Aifric in the Axis for the photos.

Customer Service group excursions

The Customer Service group recently travelled to the W5 science gallery in Belfast as part of their prize from the NYCI STEAM event in November in DCU.   There was also a trip to the 3D Printing showcase in the … Continue reading

Ballymun Youthreach take part in Full STEAM Ahead

Ballymun Youthreach came to the end of their two year cycle with the National Youth Council, Castel DCU and the Science Federation Ireland with a showcase in the Helix, DCU attended by the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Caroline Conroy and … Continue reading

Lord Mayor’s Awards in Mansion House

It was a lovely morning in the Mansion House for the Lord Mayor’s Awards where the 2022 awards were presented to Eddie O’Donnell, Erin McKenna and Ruben Bechian. Unable to attend on the day were Luke Kenny, Nathan Nolan and … Continue reading

Sports Day 2022

It was a fantastic annual Youthreach sports day at the National Sports Arena this year with plenty of fabulous events. Ballymun Youthreach performed brilliantly in all categories with our own  Chelsea Quinn winning ‘female athlete of the event’ – well … Continue reading

Ballymun Youthreach enter Youthreach cake and craft fair

Ballymun Youthreach were delighted to attend in person the annual Youthreach cake and craft fair after a two year hiatus. The competition hosted in Crumlin college was attended by Group C and our winners were Katie Sweeney, Jessica Dempsey, Shane … Continue reading

Minister Simon Harris visits Ballymun Youthreach

We were delighted to receive a visit from Minister Simon Harris to Ballymun Youthreach as part of the launch of the CDETB Inaugural Review. The launch included speeches from Minister Harris, CDETB CEO Christy Duffy and FET directors Ann Gilton … Continue reading