General News

Foróige REAL U Programme: All New and Improved

Alan March 3, 2022

Foróige are delighted to announce that our Relationships and Sexuality Education Programme, REAL U (Relationships Explored And Life Uncovered), has undergone a complete review, update and redesign. REAL U is an evidence based, comprehensive, and holistic personal development and sex education programme aimed at equipping young people with the skills, knowledge and confidence to develop healthy relationships and delay the onset of early sexual activity. 

YES! Youth Engineering Solutions: New Resources

Alan October 7, 2021

The Youth Engineering Solutions Programme is an exciting and innovative Foróige project funded by the Science Foundation of Ireland (SFI).

The programme is supported by leading academic, industry and STEM education collaborators. Aimed at Young People 10 - 18yrs.

Two new resources have been released to help young people take part in the programme, download these below:

Engineering Christmas Activities (Perfect for club nights!) 

The ETB Club Grant Scheme

foroigeadmin April 27, 2021

The ETB club grant scheme

Could your club use up to €3,000 over the next year?

We strongly encourage all Foróige volunteer led clubs to apply for the ETB youth club grant scheme. This year the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Inclusion and Youth Affairs has allocated 2.25 million euro for clubs, to be distributed through the ETBs (Education and Training Boards). The maximum available per club is 3,000, though it may be less where an ETB has a lot of applications.

When and how can we apply?

Foróige Wildlife - Let’s Build a Simple Bug Hotel

foroigeadmin April 1, 2021
Zookeeper Cillian Club Leader of Foróige Wildlife Club

Spring is now well underway and over the next few weeks there will be lots of new life to

observe and enjoy. Many animals are having their young at this time of the year and this

simple bug hotel is one way to make your garden more attractive to visitors. By

providing shelter to the smallest creatures, you can draw many larger animals to your

garden. A bug hotel will create a safe haven for many insects and bugs. As their

numbers increase, many animals that feed on insects will make you garden the first