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Fishbowl Youth - Young People In Action | Gleann Glas, Tuamgraney, Co. Clare, Ireland
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Fishbowl is open again!Every Friday 7-10pm.Come along to hang out , play music or pool and whatever other ideas you can come up with:)
Fishbowl age range is 15yrs to 18yrs

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“Life Love Youthpass” Training Course

25-30 May 2014 | The Clare Inn, Co. Clare , Ireland

The Youthpass support person (mentor) plays a crucial role in the educational processes of volunteers, helping them to identify the personal learning objectives and recognising learning outcomes through dialogue and feedback.

Are you a Youthpass support person in EVS? Are you aware of educational processes within EVS? Do you know how to support Youthpass process? If any of these questions spark an interest then this training is for you…

The “Life Love Youthpass” training course aims at highlighting and enhancing the quality of the educational aspects within EVS. The focus will be on exploring Youthpass as a tool for learning and how to transfer the learning outcomes into the Key Competences of Youthpass.

The methodology used in this training will be based on experiential learning and non-formal education. Participants will explore but also experience these processes themselves during the training through reflection of learning and methodology like learning to learn (L2L) and self-directed learning (SDL).

Additionally, this training course encourages participants to share and exchange experiences and knowledge about their role as a Youthpass support person.

• To understand the concept of EVS as an educational programme and to discover the philosophy behind Youthpass.
• To explore the dimension of learning within EVS project and to connect it with non formal/informal and self-directed learning
• To develop competences on facilitating the learning process and on the self-assessment of learning outcomes in EVS
• To develop competences on the implementation of the Youthpass as a process, learning how to use it as tool for learning recognition
• To provide a clear understanding of the key competence within Youthpass
• To reflect on the role of the Youthpass support person regarding the learning of the EVS volunteer
Target Group
The training course is designed for participants who are:

• Directly involved in the supporting EVS volunteers (e.g. mentors and task-related support persons) on the hosting, sending and coordinating side,
• Experienced in supporting Youthpass in EVS,
• Able to work and communicate in English (working language!),
• Aged over 18 years
• Resident of the EU Programme Countries

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Starfish Publication

Starfish Publication

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“EVS for All” Contact Making Seminar


The project was developed over 9 months as a result of promoting EVS with Youth Services (centres) in Ireland and Slovenia. It became clear that many Youth Services are interested in sending young people with fewer opportunities on short term EVS. But unfortunately they do not have partners and find it difficult to know how to proceed.


The CMS was aimed at Youth Services (centres) who wish to build partnerships with the view to sending young people with fewer opportunities abroad on their EVS. In order to send EVS volunteers with fewer opportunities organisations need to have a trusted network of organisations that are in the position of supporting volunteers with extra needs. 

UntitledWe explored how the other actions of YiA can support sending volunteers, and find a way to strategically incorporate YiA in the day to day work of the organisations.

Each organisation participated with one youth worker and one young person, thus involving young people from an early stage. We hoped that the young participants would become active in promoting EVS in their own organisation, that they would be supported to find themselves a suitable EVS placement and that their active participation in general will be stimulated.

Note: most of the young people participating in this project found themselves an EVS placement!

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An alcohol awareness film made by six young people from 3 youth clubs in Clare



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Fishbowl’s Annual Show of Talent!

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Come along to the Mountshannon Hall from 8pm till late on Friday 27th May for our popular yearly show.

In a candlelit, cafe style setting you will experience a wide range of entertainment, including music and dance from some of the local young people from Scariff and surrounding area.

There will be food and non alcoholic drinks available to buy on the night, €7 on the door (concessions and family tickets available) come one come all, see you there!


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A drugs awareness film Made by Fishbowl Youth on Vimeo




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Weekend Away – Burren Activity Centre 18 to 20 March

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WEEKEND AWAY COMING SOON !! 18th-20th March, make sure you’re free for a weekend packed with fun, games and general craic !!!

You can download the parental consent form or the membership form here if you forgot to bring them home last Friday….

Parental_Consent_Form Weekend Away Burren 2011



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Thank you!!!

We would like to thank everyone who helped out, participated and came to our final evening…

All strings came together on the night and we are very grateful for everyone who turned up and showed their support to the project!!

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Last International meeting for our Democracy Project!!

Our democracy project is now coming to an end, our Italians will return to Ireland for a final evaluation and a celebration from the 15th until the 18th of October.


We would like to invite you to an evening of discussion and presentation based on the “Democracy Project”. This project has been organised by two youth

organisations:  Fishbowl Youth – Tuamgraney and Binaro Uno – Rome, Italy in partnership with three schools: Scariff Community College, Scariff Youthreach and our partner school based in Rome Italy, Nomentano-Liceo Scientifico Statale.

You are invited to attend this event in Scariff Community College on Saturday 16th October from 7.30pm to 9pm.

There will be a panel of guest speakers including Glen Guilfoyle from Clare Youth services, Michael McNamara local to Scariff who has been active in the Middle East and developing countries, and, subject to confirmation, Timmy Dooley T.D.

We look forward to meeting with you there

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