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Corofin Foróige Club among winners in ReelLife Science 2017 Competition

foroigeadmin November 14, 2017

Corofin Foróige Club have scooped one of the top prizes in the ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2017 Competition!

The competition challenges participants in schools and community groups to engage with science by producing fun and educational short videos.

After being shortlisted from almost 200 entries, the group's video 'The Immune System Simplified' was awarded €1,000 for winning the Community category.

You can watch their video below:

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Whitechurch Foróige win Muintir Na Tíre 'Pride in Our Community' award

foroigeadmin November 14, 2017

Whitechurch Foróige Club, in North Cork, were presented with an award as part of the recent Muintir Na Tíre Pride in Our Community Competition, which took place in The Oriel House in Ballincollig.

The club were recognised for designing and supplying a notice board for the local Waterloo Walkway, which showed the flora and fauna in the area. 

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Foróige members take part in Q&A with Astronaut Greg Johnson and GAA star Rena Buckley

foroigeadmin November 13, 2017

Young people from Foróige in Tallaght and Blanchardstown were among those given an amazing opportunity to take part in a Q&A session with Astronaut Greg Johnson, and GAA star Rena Buckley.

Presented by Dara Ó'Briain, the Scintillating Science event was part of Science Week 2017, which is supported by Science Foundation Ireland.

There are hundreds of events taking place across the country for Science Week, which runs until November 19th.

#ScienceWeek

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Reference Panel meets for the final time in 2017

foroigeadmin November 8, 2017

Last weekend, the Foróige Reference Panel gathered in Gormanstown in Co.Meath for the final time this year. The young people, who were elected at the Regional Conferences earlier this year, are members of Foróige Clubs and Projects from across the country. This year, they worked on a survey to determine why older members were leaving Foróige, and a National Listening survey in order to understand what the organisation was doing right, and what areas it could improve upon.

 

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Monaghan "Safe and Sounds" Halloween Festival A Massive Success!

foroigeadmin November 6, 2017

The recent "Safe and Sounds" Halloween Festival in Monaghan town was a massive success, with over 2,000 people attending the festivities!!

The event, which is a partnership between Foróige, the Gardaí, the Fire Service, the Civil Defence, Monaghan Shopping Centre, and Monaghan County Council, is aimed at reducing anti-social behaviour on Halloween night.

The crowd enjoyed music from four local bands, a kiddies disco, a raffle with a top prize of €3,000, and an impressive fireworks display!

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Foróige's Big Brother Big Sister Programme highlighted at international conference in Lisbon

foroigeadmin October 24, 2017

Former participant in the Big Brother Big Sister programme, Jumoke Abass Alesinloye and Mary Lynch presented at The Global Youth Mentoring Network’s international conference entitled ‘Youth Mentoring, Cultural Diversity, Minorities and Migrant Groups’ which took place in the University Institute of Lisbon – ISCTE-IUL, Portugal on Thursday 19 October 2017.

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