Youth Projects & Services

Foróige's Ballybane Traveller Youth Project is featured on RTÉ 1 'The Secret Millionaire'

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Foróige-Notinuse October 1, 2013

Foróige has been featured in an episode of The Secret Millionaire on RTÉ 1. This was an uplifting, powerful programme during which several Galway based charitable initiatives, incl. a Foróige youth project, got very lucky indeed. In the programme, Enda O'Coineen aka. the 'Unsinkable Entrepreneur' goes on a mission to help young people and show them that through sailing they can gain the skills and discipline to help them through life.

The Secret Millionaire visits Traveller Youth Project in Ballybane, Co.Galway

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Foróige-Notinuse August 22, 2013

The Secret Millionaire from RTÉ television has paid a visit to one of Foróige's youth projects, the Ballybane Traveller Youth Project in Co. Galway. Entrepreneur Enda O’Coineen has gifted the project with a donation of €5,000. Not only that, a small group of the young people will be taken to New Zealand in January to take a 10 day sailing course on the Spirit of Adventure Tall Ship. Enda is the founding Chairman of Let's Do It Global Ltd, the non-profit body that brought the Volvo Ocean Race to Ireland in May 2009.

Tesco Bag Pack in aid of Foróige to take place on 13th and 14th September

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Foróige-Notinuse August 20, 2013

Foróige has secured a national bag pack with Tesco, across all 101 of their stores, on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th of September this year. The bag pack has been organised to help generate funding for our clubs and projects throughout the country. We hope too that the bag packing initiative will also create more awareness of Foróige in Ireland. Please support our bag packers and our cause on these dates and look out for our purple t-shirts and branded buckets! Thank you.

CoderDojo and Techspace programmes to commence in Roscommon town

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Foróige-Notinuse July 26, 2013

The Quad Foróige Youth Centre is to set up innovative new computer programmes for young people 10-18 years in Roscommon town. On Tuesday, July 23rd the centre hosted a public meeting about the setting up of a CoderDojo and Techspace programme. Minister of State for Training & Skills, Ciaran Cannon and Lindsay MacVean of the Hello World Foundation (and CoderDojo Ambassador) attended the meeting, along with a number of potential volunteer mentors, parents and the general public.