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Foróige Ashbourne Youth Centre launched with massive support

foroigeadmin February 7, 2019

Three government Ministers attended the launch of the Ashbourne Youth Centre last night, alongside Foróige staff, volunteers and young people.

Minister for Children & Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone, TD; Minister for Employment Affairs & Social Protection Regina Doherty, TD; and Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee, TD; all attended the launch. The event also had widespread support from the local community. 

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Registration is open for the Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards 2019

foroigeadmin February 5, 2019

Registration is open for the Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards 2019

Enter your youth group’s community action project today!

Have you carried out a project that benefits your local community?

Do you want to do something that makes a positive difference to the world?

If the answer is yes, and you are aged 10-18 years old, then the Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards are for you.  

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Foróige's longest serving volunteer has a surprise 80th Birthday Party

foroigeadmin February 4, 2019

Danesfort Parish man John Sullivan was honoured by a large gathering at a surprise 80th Birthday Party in the Springhill Court Hotel on Friday night, January 18th.

John has been a volunteer with Cuffesgrange Foróige Club since 1964 and to thank him for his work, the leaders and members of the Foróige Club organised a surprise party for his 80th Birthday.

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Foróige welcomes proposed RSE reform

foroigeadmin January 31, 2019

Foróige welcomes this week’s report from the Joint Committee on Education and Skills which recommends reform of the Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) curriculum in schools.

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Foróige members from Raheny and Skerries among those to participate in Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration

foroigeadmin January 28, 2019

Foróige members from Raheny and Skerries were among those who participated in the Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration in the Mansion House in Dublin yesterday, January 27th.  

The commemoration included readings, survivors’ recollections, the lighting of candles and music, and was attended by people from all walks of Irish life including President Michael D Higgins who delivered the keynote address.

Ceremonies were held across the world yesterday to honour the victims, and survivors of the Holocaust during the Second World War.

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Closing date for NUIG Leadership for Life Accreditation is Monday January 28th

foroigeadmin January 25, 2019

The closing date for NUIG Leadership for Life Accreditation is Monday, January 28th.

All those interested in registering can do so by completing the NUI Galway Leadership Accreditation Form, and you will not be able to register once the deadline has passed. 

By registering you are committing to having all three modules of the Foróige Leadership for Life Programme completed by June 2019.

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