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What We've Been Up To

Below are some of the events and activities that YAP Ireland CLG have participated in this year.

Internet Safety seminar 'Keeping Children Safe On Line- A Collaborative Approach to Internet Safety'

YAP staff members Andrew Chapple, Catriona Lawless and Joe Johnston attending the Internet Safety seminar 'Keeping Children Safe On Line- A Collaborative Approach to Internet Safety' held in Galway on the 8th of February to mark Internet Safety Week.

2016 Dublin Parents Participation Group

Our parent participation group has been going from strength to strength since it started early last year. We meet every second week and cook ourselves a bit of a fry up!

YAP CEO Siobhan O'Dwyer Visits Botkyrka YAP in Stockholm

YAP CEO Siobhan O'Dwyer visited Sweden this week to celebrate the success of Botkyrka YAP in Stockholm, the pilot programme will now become a permanent service.

YAP Christmas Decoration Competition

Christmas has arrived in the YAP office thanks to some of our very creative young people.

YAP - Standing up for Ireland’s Young People who Challenge Us Most

On Friday 21st October in Dublin, I attended a morning event which was all of the following at the one time: disturbing, enlightening, uplifting and ultimately positive, yet challenging. The title of the event hosted by YAP Ireland CLG was, ‘Children who Challenge Us Most’.

Young People Speak Out – Influencing Change, National Event 2016

Congratulations to the Young People, Families and Staff of YAP Ireland CLG on another hugely successful event. Over 250 people gathered in Croke Park to see the result of all the work done throughout the last year. There were videos and presentations from Young People and Parent participation groups throughout Ireland.

YAP Ireland CLG Receive a Cheque from Tesco Community Fund

Yap Ireland CLG are presented with a TESCO Community Fund Cheque from Tesco in Ballinasloe.

Young Person Builds a Model Car Engine

We built a model car engine over three nights. The feeling of achievement when it was finished was incredible.