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Posted by KYSS on Monday 5 September 2022
After a break of two years, Kinsale Voices were delighted to hold an in-person concert in May 2022. In the past, the venue of choice has been the historic St Multose Church and once again, Rev. Peter Rutherford welcomed them for their performance in this beautiful church. They were joined by the Dublin Welsh Male Voice Choir who performed their own favourite songs and later they enjoyed singing joint songs which had been rehearsed separately & performed together for the f ... More

Posted by KYSS on Tuesday 23 August 2022
A super shout out to Alan and all the team at Bandon Co-op Homevalue Kinsale who kindly donated carpet for our new office premises at 2 Cork Street, Kinsale, P17E670.     Ger Rice  Health Support Worker  Kinsale Youth Support Services  (085) 8725789   ... More

Posted by KYSS on Saturday 7 May 2022
    Have you registered for Kinsale Darkness into Light yet? There is still time .......      https://www.darknessintolight.ie/     or you can register on the morning in the Saile before 4:15am. ... More

Posted by KYSS on Tuesday 22 March 2022
Parents Plus is an Irish charity that develops practical, evidence-based parenting and mental health programmes. Parents Plus is organising a free evidence-based parenting course promoting confidence, learning and positive behaviour in children aged 6 to 11 years. The course will be run over 8 weeks taking place every Tuesday from 26th April to 21st June 2022. It will be held in Carrigaline Family Support Centre from 10 - 12. It is free to attend and open to all parents and c ... More

Posted by KYSS on Saturday 12 March 2022
Kinsale Youth Support Services (KYSS) are hosting a 5 Km wellbeing walk together with Riverstick Ramblers and Kinsale Macra on Sunday 13th March. The walk will commence at 12pm at Kinsale Community School. All donations are in aid of the Irish Red Cross Ukrainian Crisis Appeal. All support greatly appreciated.   ... More

Posted by KYSS on Wednesday 22 December 2021
We would like to thank Eimear who has decided to raise money for kinsale Youth Support Services and donate 12 inches of her hair to the Little Princess Trust. Little Princess Trust provide real hair wigs, free of charge, to children and young people who have lost their own hair through cancer treatment and other conditions. Donations are available until 06 Feb 2022: https://www.idonate.ie/fundraiser/11422762_eimear-roantree-s-page.html ... More

Posted by KYSS on Thursday 25 November 2021
What started out as a dip one day has now lead me to doing nearly a full year of Sea Swims/Dips . Never had I the idea of hitting 365 consecutive days in the water, until recently I just kept getting in each day since November 2020, one day lead to one week, which then I went for 50 days, then 100 days and I have been keeping it going ever since. It helped me with my own mental health and kept my mind ofF things which for me at the time was having to cut all the travels ... More

Posted by KYSS on Tuesday 8 June 2021
Kinsale Youth Support Services (KYSS) suppoerted by TUSLA have a job opening for a Family Support Worker to provide quality services to children and their families in the provision of individual and family programmes. Job position will be based in Guardwelll, 2 Cork Street, Kinsale. To find out more about the job role and description - please click on link: http://www.kyss.ie/userfiles/Family Support Worker JD.pdf ... More

Posted by KYSS on Monday 22 March 2021
  Darkness Into Light 2021 Kinsale Youth Support Services invites you to join us, Pieta and Electric Ireland on 8th May 2021 for a special Darkness Into Light sunrise. Even though we can't gather together, we can still walk under one sunrise, holding in our hearts all those impacted by suicide and self-harm. Each and every year, your vital support enables Pieta to change the lives of thousands of people struggling with suicidal thoughts, or self harming.  ... More

Posted by KYSS on Tuesday 9 March 2021
Courcey Rovers in conjunction with Kinsale Community School and Kinsale Youth Support Services (KYSS) are hosting a Community Wellness evening with Conor Cusack on Thrusday March 11th at 7.30pm. This is a Webinar of honest and open discussion around nurturing emotional wellbeing and personal growth. This is a free online event and all ages are welcome from Transition Year upwards. To access the webinar details on the evening - click on: http://www.courceyrovers.c ... More

Posted by KYSS on Tuesday 9 March 2021
Damian White, a Community Garda in Bandon, Co. Cork is holding a Webinar talk on Thursday 11th March from 8pm to 9pm. He will be covering a broad range of topics from Internet Safety, Cyber Bullying to Farm Safety & Crime Prevention , Road Safety during Covid and his own personal cancer journey. Simply click below to register and your confirmation link will be emailed to you: https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/3044904/D723777A6AFEBCB0C076F2949C11F62B All are welcome to attend! ... More

Posted by KYSS on Saturday 5 December 2020
‘Give me a high five!’ She didn’t want to. He leaned in close to my daughter. ‘Are you looking forward to Christmas?’ Uncomfortable, she refused to acknowledge him.’: Mom stresses importance of children’s comfort, ‘I want her to know no means NO’  “A man sat next to my daughter on the bus. The bus wasn’t particularly busy, yet he chose the seat next to her. She stood up and moved over to me. She didn’t make ... More

Posted by KYSS on Friday 16 October 2020
DCU research explores link between physical inactivity and mental health issues. Teenagers who play sport are much more likely to have higher levels of wellbeing and lower symptoms of anxiety and depression, new research shows. The study by researchers at Dublin City University found that only 8 per cent of teenagers are getting the daily recommendation of 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity. The research, which explores the association between physical activity an ... More

Posted by KYSS on Friday 18 September 2020
Returning to a new way of schooling will bring challenges and difficulties to young people and their parents. From the wearing of face masks, temperature checks, social distancing and many more new regimes to adhered to, students may become overwhelmed by it all. To ease a student into the new academic year, Kinsale Youth Support Services are encouraging parents and young people to familiarise themselves with the new safety measures that schools have put in place. The biggest thing of all ... More

Posted by KYSS on Monday 29 June 2020
Get active outdoors. With a preponderance of good-weather days to take advantage of, why not do just that? Get outside with friends and family and participate in the wealth of activities summertime seems to invite. Science shows that being outside in nature has wide-ranging health benefits, everything from reducing the risk of heart problems diabetes, stress, high blood pressure, premature birth and premature death to an increase in overall well-being. A popular health practice in J ... More

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