The Oughterard Youth cafe is a youth service providing supports and services for all young people throughout the greater Oughterard region. Within the café many different types of support, information and advice relating to youth issues and challenges are made available. The cafe runs a drop in service on Friday afternoons where young people can socialise, hang out, play pool, surf the web or play games in an alcohol and drug free, socially inclusive, safe environment.
There are many other youth groups, clubs and activities that take place including a girls group, a number of teenage youth clubs, arts workshops, drama, music and film classes, the beat club music project, Spraoi youth circus, an outdoor group and a Codor dojo computer programming Club. Throughout the year the Youth Café and their staff work in partnership with local primary and secondary schools delivering forest school and leadership programmes along with the Gaisce – President’s Award citizenship and community focused project. Drop in and find out more about what else is happening!!
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