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20
Nov

KYW 2018 – Application & Payment Changes

As announced on Monday night, the KYW will be moving to a four week programme next summer. This is a remarkable achievement for the group and one which we have been planning for quite some time now. Recent advancements in internal processes like the online application system and the demand from campers in newer regions

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13
Nov

KYW 2018 – Dates

‘Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go the whole hog.’ – Roald Dahl. We are entering the 8th year of the KYW, and when you stop for a minute to think about what this group has achieved in those 8 years a number of words flood

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16
Oct

Reeling in the Leaders – Megan Crilly

For those of you that don’t know me, my name is Megan Crilly. My closest friends would describe me as the most emotional person that they have ever met. Believe me when I say, it’s about to get v emotional up in here so look away now if high intensity emotion isn’t your thing..   “You

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12
Oct

Get the red jumpers ready – KYW 18 is coming

As is tradition, every October the Senior Leader publishes a post addressing the upcoming KYW year which would kick off the planning for KYW18. I would love to say that today marks the beginning of what promises to be an unforgettable summer for the KYW, but I would be lying. The truth is, KYW18 planning

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5
Apr

Reeling in the Leaders – Shannon McLaughlin

My experience of Knockadoon should have started back in 2013, 15 year old me was one of the few people in my friend group that had never experienced Knockadoon. After hearing plenty of stories and seeing plenty of photos of the previous year, me and my friend decided that we wanted to experience it and

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1
Apr

Reeling in the Leaders – Kinker Duffin

To be honest I can’t even remember a time that I didn’t know about Knockadoon. My older sister went when she was around 8 and that triggered a chain reaction of my Mam getting rid of us for a week every July. I still remember how I used to pray I could go to camp

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1
Mar

KYW 2017 – Apply now!

The KYW 2017 online forms are now LIVE!!! In order to apply for camp this year, please click HERE As a reminder , our weeks for this year is as follows; Week 1: 17th June – 24th June Week 2: 24th June – 1st July Week 3: 1st July – 8th July If anyone has

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13
Jan

KYW 2017 – Application Process

We are pleased to announce that the Knockadoon Youth Week (“the KYW”) will be returning this June and July for our 7th annual summer camp. The cost of this year’s camp will be €170 (£145 approx) for a week which includes everything from transport, accommodation, all meals and our day trip. The dates for this

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12
Sep

Its OK to talk – Orlaith O’Callaghan

Last Saturday was World Suicide Prevention Day, and to get involved in raising awareness and participating in the conversation among people of our own age about mental health, theKYW leaders took part in the selfie initiative with a simple message attached to all our posts: it’s ok to talk. I was thrilled to see how

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