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Mohill Foróige Club are the winners of the Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards 2015 in partnership with Aldi Ireland!

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Foróige October 28, 2015
1,600 young people, volunteers and staff attended the Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards in partnership with Aldi Ireland on Saturday 24th October at the RDS. The event was a celebration of over 100 #citizenshipchallenge projects carried out by young people throughout Ireland and attendees got to participate in special FX makeup demonstrations, a human-powered scalextrix track, a silent disco, make makey and 3D printing demonstrations, and to have their photo taken with a 7ft dancing robot! The Awards show was MC'd by RTÉ 2FM DJ Ruth Scott. 

New youth-centred research skills programme piloted by UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre and Foróige

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Foróige October 5, 2015

The ‘Youth as Researchers Training Manual’ provides youth with a step-by-step guide to carrying out a research project and the workbook is designed to complement the training by suggesting practical tasks to support the research process. The manual and workbook were developed by a team of researchers and youth researchers at the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre in the Institute for Lifecourse and Society under the guidance of Professor Pat Dolan.

Foróige young people at the heart of the National Ploughing Championships 2015!

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Foróige September 30, 2015

Foróige young people brought a great deal of creative energy to the National Ploughing Championships last week! There were two major initiatives which attracted much interest; the National Junior Baking Competition, and the Foróige Time Travel Gardens, created with the support of well-known landscape artist Diarmuid Gavin. All of these activities came about due to the exciting partnership between Foróige and Aldi Ireland announced this year. 

We're going to #Ploughing2015 to build community gardens with TV star and gardening expert Diarmuid Gavin

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Foróige September 17, 2015

We're gleefully awaiting the National Ploughing Championships next week! Lots of Foróige young people will be attending from Foróige Clubs and Youth Projects to participate in a truly unique activity. We'll be mucking in with Diarmuid Gavin to design and create four 'time travel' themed community gardens. The opportunity came about through our partnership with Aldi Ireland and support from the National Ploughing Association. The young people attending will hail from Laois, Clare, Cork and Galway.