P.I.P.D Project 2017/8

What does the media/websites/people have to say about Youthreach.

Our students decided to do a project on what different websites and the media have to say about Youthreach and our program.


This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Our students decided to do a project on what different sites have to say about Youthreach so if you would like to check out what these sites have to say click on the links below


SpunOut.ie is Ireland’s youth information website created by young people, for young people.

We provide information to around 100,000+ active readers each month.

Established in 2005, our vision is help create an Ireland where young people aged between 16 and 25 are empowered with the information they need to live active, happy, and healthy lives.


We aim to educate and inform our readers about the importance of holistic wellbeing and how good health can be maintained, both physically and mentally.

We believe we should have easy access to relevant, reliable, and non-judgemental information and we are proud to provide our readers with a dynamic, responsive website full of up-to-date, factual information, free of any shame or bias.

This  is what they say about Youthreach



This is the national site and it gives us all the information that any student or parent could need about the program. If you want any information click here



NAYC is the professional organisation for the managers of Youthreach centres in Ireland. We are funded by the Department of Education and Skills (DES) through Solas, and by membership fees. Check out what they do by clicking on this link

To download a youthreach newsletter NAYC-Youthreach-Newsletter-November-2016


Maynooth University

Some students in Maynooth university did a study explores the experiences and perspectives of early school-leavers in the West of Ireland as they try and progress their education through the further education provision of Youthreach. This research addresses the gap that exists in the current literature on early school-leaving by presenting the voices of participants, which offer unique and rich insights into this complex phenomenon.

Click here to read all about their findings


Citizens Information

The Citizens Information Board is the statutory body which supports the provision of informationadvice and advocacy on a broad range of public and social services.  To find out what information they have about the Youthreach program click here



A student called Andrew Corish writes about his experience of Youthreach in Ashbourne, Co. Meath on this site..to find out what he has to say click Im-an-Adult-Learner-2016  look at page 10 for the article

How youthreach changed this persons life…article


Department of Education

The Department of Education and Skills is responsible for education in Ireland. To find out what is related to Youthreach click here



Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) is a state agency established by the Quality Assurance and Qualifications (Education and Training) Act 2012. QQI is an amalgamation of the previously operational Further Education and Training Awards Council (FETAC); the Higher Education and Training Awards Council (HETAC); the Irish Universities Quality Board (IUQB) and the National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQAI).

What QQI have to say on the Youthreach Program..

Independent Newspaper Article also on Joe Duffy show

An article written by Sean Nolan on 

The article tell of a teenager who has spoken powerfully about his battles with anger issues that led him to leave school after a number of disruptive incidents. The article goes on to talk about the issues this young man had around attending school and the changes in his behaviour when he started attending a Youthreach centre.

To read the full article click on this link