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Foróige Amplified 2024

Alan July 9, 2024


This past weekend Foróige’s Amplified festival raised the roof off Knockmore GAA grounds in Ballina, Co. Mayo, with 3,000 young people in attendance from all over Ireland.

This is the third year for Foróige Amplified, Ireland's largest underage music festival.

Finnish Ambassador Joins Erasmus+ Exchange Focusing on Foróige Go

Alan May 31, 2024

A two-day exchange programme in Dublin, at the end of May brought together youth work professionals from Humak University of Applied Sciences, Finland to explore Foróige’s Go Digital Youth Work programmes aimed at enhancing youth work provision to young people who are marginalised and isolated. The exchange took place in Foróige Christchurch and Foróige Blanchardstown.

Foróige Citizenship Showcases Sweep the Country!

Alan May 30, 2024

In every corner of the land the Foróige Citizenship Programme is helping to change the lives of young people and communities - and it’s time to celebrate! 

Regional Showcases of Foróige Citizenship projects are taking place throughout May and we’ve had some recent dispatches from the Foróige team helping shine a light on these fun and vibrant events.

Find out more about the Foróige Citizenship Programme and how to get involved.

Foróige NFTE Youth Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2024

Alan May 9, 2024

'Stick It', a sports stick bag holder from Annamai Condon (16) and Clodagh Desmond (16), from Loreto Secondary School, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary were announced as the overall winner of the Foróige NFTE Youth Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2024 at a ceremony held at Richmond Barracks, Dublin this week. 'Stick It' won the title after competing against over 7,000 young entrepreneurs from all over Ireland through a series of local, county, regional and semi-finals, with a total of 186 local competitions taking place, leading to 30 regional finals. 

Foróige Launches New Youth Service in Dublin 8

Alan April 17, 2024

Minister James Browne launched Foróige’s newly opened flagship premises in Christchurch, Dublin 8 on April 16th. Foróige Dublin City South brings together five youth work projects for young people aged from 8 to 24 in the area. The youth service is home to a dynamic range of needs-based programmes for young people, namely Dublin City South YDP, one of the largest Youth Justice Projects in Ireland, and the LEAD Project, an all-Dublin project which has an anti-racism and community safety focus for young people. 

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