General News

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

Carlow Students take Leadership for Life programme

foroigeadmin January 28, 2020
Ruth Phiri speaking Foróige Leadership for Life Course Graduation in Carlow College 2020

Earlier this month over 90 transition year students from Tullow Community School, Presentation College Carlow, St. Leo’s College, CBS, Presentation De La Salle College and Knockbeg College spent four days in Carlow College taking part in Module 1 of the Foróige Leadership for Life programme. Over the course of the four days, students learned the core concepts of leadership and gained skills in areas such as communication, teamwork, problem solving, critical thinking and self-awareness.

Regional Baking Final Dublin Winners

foroigeadmin July 19, 2016

Congratulations to Aoife O'Neill (14), Crossbridge Foróige Club, Co. Wicklow, and Isobel Donnery (15) from Camross Loft Foróige Club, Co. Wicklow, who are through to the semi-final of the Aldi National Junior Baking Competition.

They beat stiff competition at the Regional Baking Final in Dublin yesterday, July 18th.

The theme for 2016 is ‘Muffins of the Moment’, with Isobel baking Lemon Drizzle Muffins, while Aoife baked Rose Chocolate Muffins.

New Chairperson Elected at AGM

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Foróige-Notinuse April 25, 2016
Sandra McIntyre from Co Cavan has become the new Chairperson of for the organisation.  Sandra has been a volunteer with the organisation for many years and will be a great asset to Foróige in her new role.  She said in a statement:
"I am honored to be selected as the new Chairperson for the organisation and I want to thank everyone on the national council I feel very blessed today not just because of my election but for all the people Foroige has brought in to my life. A heartfelt thank you to everyone especially my club leaders and members for their support."

Foróige Youth & Family Project hosts a Be Well Week in Tramore ft. special guests Bressie and clinical psychologist & broadcaster David Coleman

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Foróige-Notinuse December 16, 2015

Foróige’s Tramore Youth & Family Project have just completed the town’s first ever Be Well week with support from the Community Foundation of Ireland, along with help from other groups in the community. The project received a grant to host a variety of events with the aim of promoting positive mental health among young people and the community and to raise awareness of mental health illnesses and support services for those who may be struggling.

Munster Rugby player Robin Copeland becomes a Big Brother youth mentor with Foróige

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Foróige-Notinuse December 14, 2015
Renowned Munster Rugby player Robin Copeland signed up to the Foróige Big Brother Big Sister Programme earlier this year and is calling for others to follow in his footsteps and support a young person in need.
 
Earlier this year, Foróige launched the #BigBrotherBigSister campaign in a bid to encourage more volunteers to become “big brothers” or “big sisters” and spend some quality time with a young person who would benefit from having a mentor in their lives.
 

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