General News

Refurbished Foróige Computer Clubhouse Launched in Blanchardstown

Alan December 20, 2023

What a way to round out 2023! Minister Roderic O'Gorman TD, has officially opened the refurbished Foróige Computer Clubhouse in Blanchardstown, Dublin.

The Foróige Computer Clubhouse harnesses the power of digital youth work and enables young people to experience every aspect of Foróige Go - pioneering innovative technologies and digital skills for what’s now and next.

Young People from Foróige NFTE Head to The Big Apple

Alan November 21, 2023

Foróige’s Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship programme attended the second annual World Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge in New York City in mid November 2023. The global competition showcases the incredible talent and creativity of young entrepreneurs from around the globe.

The event brought together 23 students from 11 different countries from around the world to compete in a high-stakes pitch competition at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. 

Foróige’s 51st Volunteer Conference

Alan November 5, 2023

Foróige volunteers from all over Ireland came together in the Mount Wolseley Hotel in Co. Carlow from 2nd - 4th November 2023, for Foróige’s annual Volunteer Conference. This was the 51st annual Foróige Volunteers Conference, with over 130 delegates from 18 counties enjoying a wide variety of guest speakers, group discussions and social events aimed at exchanging ideas to continue Foróige volunteers' impactful work throughout Ireland. 

Foróige Youth Worker Recruitment Drive 2023

Alan October 17, 2023

Foróige has over 30 new and exciting opportunities for youth workers to join our dynamic team. 

The positions are suitable to individuals who want to develop their professional careers in youth work in roles that are both flexible and rewarding. 

Youth Diversion Projects engage young people in a range of needs-led interventions, such as personal and social development programmes, skills building activities, education, training and employment support and social enterprise initiatives, all based on their unique circumstances.

Foróige Calls for €15m Transformative Investment in Young People in Budget 2024

Alan September 14, 2023

Foróige want youth work to be available to all young people in Ireland. For this to happen we need to resource youth work and programmes that are open to all, alongside targeted support for those young people who face additional challenges.

Our ask is for a €15 million transformative investment in youth work in 2024 as part of a Children and Young People’s Budget, with an additional €25 million across 2025 and 2026.

This will reach an additional 83,000 young people throughout Ireland.