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The Kildare Comhairle County Panel have been busy progressing
 the recommendation for 2012, which is based around counselling

 services for under 18’s without the need for parental consent. They have completed a survey in the Newbridge schools with the support of the Newbridge Local Comhairle group.

The County Panel have also been working hard on the promotion of Comhairle to other young people and decision makers in the Kildare area. The work will continue until the A.G.M. on  24 October 2012, when all schools in Secondary Schools will be invited to sent 4 young people to represent their school.

And it’s Fun !!!!!



Comhairle Na nÓg A.G.M.

Will be held in Westgrove Hotel, Clane in 2013. 

Date to be confirmed.

All Secondary Schools will be invited to send 4 young people

 to represent their school and Area.

K.Y.S. Will be contacting schools in August to promote the A.G.M. 





What is Comhairle na nÓg?

 •Comhairle na nÓg means youth council
 •Gives young people a voice at community, County and National levels.
 •In Kildare all Secondary schools send forward 4 representations to the AGM of Kildare Comhairle Na nÓg.
 •A total of 155 young people attended the AGM in 2012.

What does Comhairle do?

Gives young people a chance to develop personal and social responsibilities

 •Encourages young people to be more active in their communities and helps develop an understanding of
  democracy  e.g. Local Elections.

 •Recognise children and young people as a valuable resource

 •Influence change for the good of all young people.



Why young people join Comhairle?      


An Interest in politics


To give young people a say in issues which affect them


To improve the services for young people in Kildare


Have adults recognise young people as a valuable resource.


Kildare Comhairle strive to become the one voice for young people in the County. 



What has happened in Kildare so far.            

Student Travel                                                        
Youth Mental Health                                             
Suicide awareness
Youth Sexual health
Facilities for Young people
Drug & Alcohol



2013 Recommendation
SUICIDE AWARENESS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE – 
 COUNTY PANEL TO RESEARCH THE PROVISION OF WORKSHOP IN SCHOOLS WHERE YOUNG 
 PEOPLE TEACH AND SUPPORT EACH OTHER.

SEXUAL HEALTH- TRAIN TEACHERS TO DELIVER A 6 WEEK PROGRAMME ON SEXUAL HEALTH IN
  ALL SCHOOLS AND FOR SCHOOLS TO ACCOMADATE THIS THROUGH S.P.H.E. OR FREE 
  PERIODS OF SCHOOL TERMS.


Structure’s Of Comhairle
■    Local Comhairle
    County Panel.
    Dail Na nÓg




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