March 2023

International Women’s Day 2023 at YAP

YAP Inc have been busy highlighting the amazing international members of YAP, interviewing them about promoting women's achievements through their work with YAP, their thoughts on various challenges as well as how to focus greater attention on women's rights and gender equality. YP Ireland's very own Aisling Madden Nodwell and Siobhán O'Dwyer are featured amongst YAP members from

November 2022

YAP’s Strengths Based Approach Praised in International Academic Journal

An international academic journal, has just published an article written by NUIG researchers about the positive benefits of the Strengths Based Model that we use here every day in YAP. This article is based on the research project that NUIG conducted with YAP during 2019/2020. The researchers speak positively about all the hard work that

October 2022

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January 2022

Gaisce Success

YAP Ireland would like to extend a huge congratulations to our young person Peter who recently received his bronze Gaisce award. Peter had a difficult few months personally,  but continued to dedicate his time and energy to achieving this award and we are really delighted for him. Below is a message from his advocate Geraldine who is

April 2021

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

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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