About Us

The St John Bosco Youth Centre has been an important part of the Drimnagh community for over 70 years. Originally financed and built by volunteers it continues to be a community-owned and managed independent youth and community centre. Its success and continued existence lie in its ability to respond and adapt to the needs of the area.

Board of Management

The centre has a board of management which consists of voluntary community representatives supported by representatives of statutory bodies. The board of management meets monthly. 


  • Centre Manager – Brian Murphy
  • Administrator – Claire O’Brien
  • Project Leader – Stephen Sharpe
  • Youth Workers and Sessional Staff – Warren McNamara and Emily Boyne
  • Dublin 12 Drugs Education Worker – Jean Carr
  • Receptionist – Angela McNulty
  • Caretaking/Cleaning Staff and Maintenance staff – Richard, Vinny, Paul, Betty, Philomena, Stephen, David, Damian, Glenn, and Anthony.

Opening Hours

The centre is open 51 weeks a year.

Monday to Saturday 8:30am – 10 pm generally Sundays – from 9am to 7 pm

Our Funders