Members of Foróige in Co. Offaly displayed their Artwork "Together in Community" in The Aldi Marquee at the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan this week.
The installation is a mixed media artwork made using a newspaper and comic strip collage; pop art in acrylics; acrylic portrait; with elements using the sculptural technique relief, where objects are attached to the main piece.
Camara Education Ireland which runs the national TechSpace network, has received a €530,000 grant from Google.org, the philanthropic arm of Google, to deliver computer science training, equipment, and ongoing support to over 300 youth workers and 48 senior managers in 60 Foróige youth groups around the country.
Lismore Foróige launched personalised reusable bottles for their members as a follow on from their successful community action project where they exhibited at the Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards in Dublin.
3 young people in the West Limerick Youth Initiative Project from Newcastle West got involved with local artist Marian Surge, Newcastle West Arts and the Tidy Towns Committee in a Newcastle West art project.
The second round of approvals for the Meet and Code grants takes place soon. Don't miss out on this opportunity to receive a grant of €500 for digital and coding events of all kinds during EU Code Week from 6 - 21 October.
Entering is very easy - just visit www.meet-and-code.org/ie/ie and follow these five steps:
Foróige is greatly saddened to hear of the untimely passing of Pat McLoughlin, former National Chairperson of Foróige. Pat was the current serving Chairperson of Offaly District Council and Club Leader of Durrow Foróige Club in Co. Offaly, with whom he proudly volunteered for 30 years.