Limerick Youth Service’s community training centre to hold open day

Outside of the Community training centre

Limerick Youth Service’s iconic Community Training Centre will hold an open day for young people, parents, employers, teachers, career guidance councillors on Wednesday, March 21st from 10am to 2pm.

Run as part of the Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival, the Open Day is an opportunity for the public to learn about the education, training, employability and youth work programmes available at LYS.

On arrival visitors will be given a guided tour and have the opportunity to speak with young people and staff about their experiences while enjoying some of culinary treats at our youth led restaurant.

LYS’ Community Training Centre is home to a number of education and training courses for young people aged 16-21yrs.

Among the subjects covered are Retail Sales, Baking, Catering, Early Childhood Care, Woodwork and Leaving Cert Applied to name but a few with a Youth Information Service also based there.


Visitors will also have the opportunity to find out more about other groups/projects with LYS including the On Yer Bike Programme, youth clubs, international youth work and more.

Affectionately known as ‘The Youth Centre,’ LYS’ Community Training Centre is located at the corner of Lr. Glentworth St/Henry St and has been a feature of Limerick life since it first opened its doors in the early 1980s.

For further information on other events taking place at Limerick Youth Service as part of the Lifelong Learning Festival please see

Limerick Youth Service is a leading provider of youth work, education and training programmes for young people across Limerick City and County.

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