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Operation Transformation Foróige - Walk n Talk

foroigeadmin January 8, 2019

Foróige is taking part in Operation Transformation 2019, and the Operation Transformation Foróige Walk n Talk is one of its campaigns. We’re encouraging young people and volunteers in Foróige to lay aside time to step up their activity levels and connect to those around them. Please get creative, and feel free to take this challenge on in a way that suits your group best.

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Save the Date! The Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards 2019

foroigeadmin January 7, 2019

The Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards 2019 will take place on Saturday, 13th April in the National Indoor Arena of the National Sports Campus in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15!

We hope that the clubs, groups and young people will get involved this year as we celebrate 50 years of the Youth Citizenship Programme.

Registration is now open and clubs, groups or individuals can register here

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Wednesday deadline for US Embassy Young Leaders Council

foroigeadmin January 7, 2019

The United States Embassy is recruiting applicants across Ireland for the 2019 Young Leaders Council.  The Young Leaders Council is a select group of men and women aged 18-26 the Embassy has identified as leaders within their respective fields.  The council provides members with invaluable networking and professional development opportunities, including engagement with senior U.S. political, business, and cultural leaders.  It also provides members a unique opportunity to inform U.S. policy in the areas most important to Ireland.

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LGBTI+ Youth Strategy rolls out nationwide Welcome Sticker design competition

foroigeadmin December 18, 2018

The LGBTI+ Youth Strategy is rolling out a nationwide Welcome Sticker design competition open for all ages up to 24! 

The aim is to choose an original design to become a Recognition marker, to be displayed in establishments across the country, that: 

1. Demonstrates support for the LGBTI+ community.

2. Ensures they feel welcome & included.

For more information click here

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Irish Independent - The benefits of the Big Brother Big Sister Programme

foroigeadmin December 3, 2018

The benefits of the Foróige Big Brother Big Sister Programme was the cover story in the Health and Living Section of today's Irish Independent. 

For the piece, journalist Caomhan Keane spoke to three matches to find out why it is such a rewarding relationship for both parties.

Dylan Ellis and Sam Moorhead, Aoife Kelly and Fiona Power, and Lee Casey and Jimmy Ryan all spoke about the impact the Big Brother Big Sister Programme has had on their lives.

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