YMCA Celebrates Founder’s Day!

6 June 2017

Young people, volunteers and staff  throughout Ireland and beyond are marking the 173rd Anniversary of the foundation of the YMCA. In Ireland a series of special events have been organised including an exhibition of photos & videos produced by young people from the Cork area and Iceland; a movie making event in Larne; a series of Shoot the Hoop events in Carrickfergus and N Down in recognition that the YMCA invented basketball; a family fun day in Dublin complete with bouncy castles and an open evening in Cork where the role of volunteers within the YMCA is being marked.