Youth Projects & Services

Coder Dojo sessions taking place at Foróige Quad Youth Centre in Co. Roscommon

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Foróige-Notinuse October 16, 2013

Over 50 young people aged 10 – 17 years are attending Coderdojo sessions and learning basic code and HTML 5 at the Quad Youth Centre in Roscommon, as part of a Techspace Programme operating in the centre. Twelve volunteers have stepped forward since mid-summer, attended Foróige volunteer training and have played a major part of the running of two Coder Dojo groups. 

Tickets on sale for 'Strictly Foróige' to raise funds for Tallaght Youth Services

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Foróige-Notinuse October 7, 2013

'Strictly Foróige' will take place on Friday 8th November in the Red Cow Hotel at 8pm. The team at Foróige Tallaght have created this exciting dance event to help maintain youth services to young people all across Tallaght. 16 couples will perform on the night and will showcase a variety of dance styles based on their own interests and talent.

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.