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August 2021

Global Youth Voices – International Youth Day 2021

International Youth Day is celebrated annually on 12 August to bring youth issues to the attention of the international community and celebrate the potential of youth as partners in today’s global society. YAP Global Youth Voices celebrates this year with the theme: YAP GLOBAL YOUTH VOICES REFLECT & REBUILD: A CELEBRATION OF RESILIENCE.   YAP

July 2021

Covid-19 Response plan

Covid19 Response Plan Update Please find below a link to the updated Covid-19 Response Plan. The updates relate to section 10 Mask Wearing and section 11 Ventilation . We recommend that everyone re-read the plan and familiarise themselves with the contents. Any questions please ask your line manager. https://yapireland.ie/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Covid-19-Response-PlanJUL2021.pdf

June 2021

Nature Photography Competition

Over the month of May YAP Ireland held a nature photography competition encouraging young people to get as creative as possible and embrace the great outdoors. We were blown away by the amazing entries we received by our young people who consistently prove how talented they are. Check out some of our entries below.

May 2021

Attention Advocates – Young Peoples Survey

Dear Advocates Please encourage your young people to complete the following survey. It looks at their needs and having their voices heard when making decisions. It will not take longer than 5 minutes.  Any questions please contact Shannon sreilly@yapireland.ie https://yapireland.secure.force.com/decisionsurvey/  

April 2021

April Poetry Competition

For the month of April, YAP Ireland launched a poetry competition, encouraging all of our young people to put pen to paper and compose some poetry on the theme of 'Hope' or 'New Beginnings'. We have been completely blown away by some of the poetry composed by our talented young people.  Below are some of

YAP Easter Art

The South Participation group have been busy each week with various different online group meetings and projects. Last week they hosted a talent showcase over zoom where one young person demonstrated boxing, another gave a presentation on safe cycling and young person Courtney showcased her amazing art.. Big thank you to Courtney and her advocate

Easter Antics

Lots of young people and their advocates have been getting out and about over the Easter break which we love to see. Please continue to send in images of what you get up to, as the restrictions begin to ease we look forward to seeing some different scenery in the coming weeks. Diarmuid Gavin watch

March 2021

Tidy Towns

Huge well done to young person Niamh and her Advocate Emily who decided to give some of their time to volunteer for Niamh's local tidy towns last week! They both did some really good work cleaning up the local area and sent us in some before and after pictures. Tidy towns is a great way

Poetry Competition

This week YAP are launching our now annual poetry competition which is open to all young people on the programme. We are asking for you to submit your original poems for a chance to will a One 4 All voucher.   Advocates please encourage your young people to participate in this competition. The theme of the competition is

Snap and Step Challenge

Due to the widespread societal restrictions imposed by the ongoing lockdown, YAP Ireland challenged our young people, advocates and staff to a 'Step and Snap' challenge to help us get through the dark winter months. This challenged encouraged our young people and staff to get out and embrace their local surroundings, in a socially distant

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