Youth Club

  • Foroige

     Foróige is Ireland’s leading youth organisation, working with approximately 64,000 young people every year.
     Foróige offers young people between 10 and 18 years a wide variety of volunteer led youth service provision
     through a network of volunteer led groups namely Foróige Juniors (10-11 year olds), Foróige Clubs (12-18
     year olds), Special Interest Groups (12-18 year olds) and Volunteer Led Youth Cafés (12 – 14 year olds/15-18
     year olds).  For more information on all Foróige has to offer check out or

  • Kilkenny Youthreach

    The purpose of Kilkenny Youthreach is to give young people between the ages of 15 and 20 the opportunity to achieve a Leaving Certification qualification and develop social and personal skills in a safe and supportive environment.

  • Mooncoin Youth Club

    Mooncoin Youth Club, under the auspices of Ossory Youth, meets every Tuesday in the Parish Community Hall Mooncoin from 7.30pm to 9.30pm (excluding summer months). Membership is open to post-primary children from first year to age 18. Volunteer adult leaders always welcome.

  • Newpark Close Family Resource Centre

    Newpark Close Family resource Centre provides a range of youth clubs in a safe and comfortable space for young people from Newpark Close and eastern environs of Kilkenny City to meet and socialise. Various activities including sports, music, games, outings, discussion groups and lots more!

    Youth Programme for 5th and 6th class, Mondays, 7pm to 8.30pm.

    Youth Programme for 3rd and 4th class, Thursdays, 7pm to 8pm.

    Youth Programme for young people 1st year plus, Thursdays, 8pm to 10pm.

  • No Name! Club

    No Name! Club is a national voluntary youth organisation founded in 1978, with clubs throughout the country. No Name! Clubs are run by and for young people aged 15+ who come together in a safe and lively environment where there’s fun, friendship and enjoyment without the pressure of alcohol or other drugs.

    No Name! Clubs were founded to provide an alternative to pub culture for young people in Ireland. They demonstrate a lifestyle in which the use of alcohol or drugs is seen as unnecessary to the enjoyment of a happy, cheerful and fulfilling social life for young people.

  • Ossory Youth

    Ossory Youth provides a range of services and opportunities to young people and those who work with them within the informal education sector in Co. Kilkenny and South Co Laois. Check our website to get the most up-to-date information on Ossory Youth activities and opportunities. Youth Cafe open 1.30pm to 5.30pm on Saturdays at Desart Hall for ages 13 to 17.


  • Relax Kids

    Activity classes to help build self-esteem, resilience, inner strength and confidence. Relax Kids classes can improve creativity, focus, emotional literacy, concentration and sleep. Sessions include movement, games, stretching, breathing exercises, massage, affirmations, relaxation and mindful techniques. Age 6 to 10 years, Thursdays 4pm to 5pm.

  • The DRUM

    Drop-in Youth Café. A place where young people can meet friends in a relaxed and safe environment.
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  • Youth Clubs affiliated to Ossory Youth

    The purpose of a local youth club is to provide a safe and comfortable place where young people from the area can meet and socialise together. Youth clubs operate one night a week for two hours. The venue is usually the community hall/centre and a team of local people who volunteer their time staffs the club. Young people attend on a voluntary basis. The club programme is varied and includes sport, music, song, dance, outings, talks, discussion group, community involvement and involvement in the wider youth service programme.