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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

New mural and plantboxes for Ballymun Youthreach

Ballymun Youthreach recently added a new mural and plantboxes to our inner courtyard on the theme of sustainability. The students worked very hard on both projects with wonderful results.

Ballymun Youthreach launch new 3D Printing project with Unblackboxed and Precious Plastic

Ballymun Youthreach are pleased to announce a new venture in partnership with Unblackboxed and Precious Plastic. The recent delivery of a 40ft shipping container is the first step in developing a 3D printing workshop at the back of the framing … Continue reading

Ballymun Youthreach welcome students back

Ballymun Youthreach was delighted to welcome students back on a full time basis from September 3rd. It was fantastic to see students after such a long hiatus – it’s not quite the same talking to students on Zoom! We did … Continue reading

Ballymun Youthreach host Motivation Day

The Beauty Therapy group along with their teacher Yvonne Ardiff in Ballymun Youthreach recently hosted an Inspirational event in the Centre. This event involved four guest speakers talking honestly about their life journey. Our aim and hope was that their … Continue reading

Gary Cunningham gives inspirational talk to our staff and students

The peerless Gary Cunningham delivered a powerful address yesterday to an enraptured staff and students here in Ballymun Youthreach yesterday. Gary’s book I an Enough has been a recent staple of our Personal & Interpersonal Skills class and Gary’s reflections … Continue reading

Ballymun Youthreach start 14 week Project management Course with Innovate Dublin

            Ballymun Youthreach customer service group started a new 14 week Project management course with Innovate Dublin in the Innovate Offices, Ballymun Civic Centre last week. The course is also in partnership with the Princes … Continue reading

Ballymun Youthreach host 3D printing workshops

Ballymun Youthreach were delighted to welcome Andrew and Andy from BRYR to deliver 3D printing workshops with staff and then students this month. This is part of an exciting collaboration between Ballymun Youthreach and BRYR to introduce new ways of … Continue reading

Ballymun Youthreach host annual Certification ceremony

Ballymun Youthreach was delighted to celebrate the success of our students in a recent graduation ceremony highlighting success in QQI, An Gaisce, ECO-UNESCO and ECDL. The ceremony included music from Setanta Strings, Staff member JC and band mate Francie as … Continue reading