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Foróige’s Got Talent 2017 a huge success!

foroigeadmin April 24, 2017

30 amazing acts took to the stage at this year's Foróige's Got Talent.

The event, which took place on Saturday at Liberty Hall in Dublin, showcased the talents of young people from all over Ireland.

Winner in Singing Category: Harmonize from Coachford Foroige in Cork

Winner in Dance Category: Emmanuel Ojo from Avondale Youth Club

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Foróige Youth Citizenship Programme

foroigeadmin April 7, 2017

The Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards, in partnership with Aldi Ireland, takes place later this month, and will recognise the amazing contribution that young people make to their local community.

The Citizenship programme was established by Foróige in 1969, and empowers young people to use their talents and initiative to make a positive difference to the world around them.

Over 2,500 young people will attend this year's awards on April 29th, to showcase projects that have tackled issues such as the environment, community well-being, and mental health.

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Foróige Blanchardstown Computer Clubhouse member finalist for Young Animator of the Year

foroigeadmin April 4, 2017

Dylan Kirwan (15) from Mulhuddart was among the finalists for the ‘Young Animator of the Year’ award at the Dingle Animation Festival.

Dylan, who is a member of the Foróige Computer Clubhouse Blanchardstown, submitted his animation short using the theme 'The illusion of life" and called it "Defective Perspective". He said the film is about how people perceive the world and how the guy next to you could see something completely different to you.

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Donegal teenager wins Foróige Youth Entrepreneur of the Year award 2017

foroigeadmin March 31, 2017

Katie McGloin (16), a transition-year student from Coláiste Mhaigh Éne in Bundoran, yesterday won the title Foróige Youth Entrepreneur of the Year award 2017.

The event took place in the Mansion House Dublin and the finalists managing seven start-up businesses pitched their products to a panel of expert judges.

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Foróige member wins 'Junior Volunteer of the Year' Award

foroigeadmin March 24, 2017

Congratulations to Foróige's Ashling Dunphy who won the 'Junior Volunteer of the Year' Award at the Pramerica Spirit of the Community Awards last night.

The ceremony, which took place in Dublin last night, recognised post-primary students from all over Ireland for their outstanding acts of volunteerism.

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Youth groups mark World Water Day

foroigeadmin March 22, 2017

Today on World Water Day, Trócaire and youth groups from across the country have launched a campaign to encourage young people to switch from using disposable plastic water bottles to reusable drinks containers.

#GotTheBottle is an iniative involving young people from Foróige Cork, Ossory Youth in Kilkenny, Youth Work Ireland in Galway, and ECO-UNESCO in Dublin.

Among those taking part in the campaign are eight young people from both the Bishopstown and Curraheen Foróige Projects in Cork. 

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