25/6/22 ***NO REPRO FEE***  Roderic O'Gorman, Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth of Ireland pictured with Patrick Burke CEO Youth Work Ireland and Moninne Griffith, CEO - BeLonG To Youth Service at the Youth Work Ireland and Belong To Youth Services breakfast at Dublin Pride Pic: Marc O’Sullivan O’Sullivan


Congratulations to the Youth category finalists:

The Sexual Health Centre- Cork

The Sexual Health Centre in Cork is at the forefront of providing comprehensive and inclusive sexual health services. Their pioneering initiative, the Sexual Health Hubs, was launched in 2020 and represents Ireland’s first community-based approach to making sexual health information, resources, and services accessible to young people across Cork City. 

Doras Buí- Dublin

Doras Buí is a community development Resource Centre & Early Years’ Service that provides high-quality support and programmes to one-parent families living in the North-East Dublin area. They are committed to the delivery of excellent early year’s services in a safe and inclusive environment where young people and families are facilitated to reach their full potential.

Belong To - LGBTQ+ Youth Ireland- Dublin

Since 2003, Belong To has grown from a youth project into a unique national services and advocacy organisation with and for LGBTQ+ young people.  Youth services inform Belong To’s research, education work, and a development approach, and enables them to provide solution-based advocacy at an institutional and public level, all of this possible with the help of funding from the National Lottery.

Blue Box Creative Learning Centre- Limerick

Blue Box provides a safe trusting space where young people can bring their difficult feelings and emotional trauma. Using Creative Arts Therapies, they have supported young people to use their own creativity to explore their personal stories and address emotional conflict. 

Involve Youth Project Meath- Meath

Involve Youth Project Meath is one of Involve CLG’s 6 youth projects that specialises in working with the Travelling Community in Ireland. They are funded under the UBU funding scheme from the DCEDIY, partly funded by proceeds from the National Lottery.